Upcoming Events

The Philanthropy Southwest Annual Conference consistently draws several hundred attendees each year. Registration is open to trustees and staff of grantmaking organizations and provides the opportunity to connect with fellow philanthropists located or making investments in the Southwestern United States. Conference participants report that they are energized by the sessions they attend, inspired to collaborate, and motivated to find opportunities for change within their communities. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the conversation on philanthropy in the Southwest!

Theme: Buen Vivir: Supporting the Role of Indigenous Peoples in Bio-Cultural Diversity, Human Rights and Sustainable Economic Models

2016 National Conference

September 26-28, 2016
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Our biennial National Conference attracts more than 1,000 philanthropy professionals including:

New and experienced trustees and staff
Next generation philanthropists
Family foundation managers
Individual donors
Donor advised fund holders
Professional partners

This conference will present insightful discussions focused on Impact, Advocacy, Civic Engagement and Economic Development.

Why attend? At the conference you will have a chance to:

GEO’s National Conference offers participants the opportunity to examine current challenges within the field, hear new ideas for smarter grantmaking practices that achieve better results, and engage in meaningful peer discussions. Bringing together participants representing a variety of roles within their organizations, this biennial conference includes thought-provoking speakers, interactive programming, special events and networking opportunities designed to help participants learn new strategies and share their experiences with others.

Save the date for Philanthropy Week in Washington - April 11-15, 2016.

Join us for the premiere annual gathering of foundation leaders in the United States.

The Future of Community – Identity. Purpose. Place., will frame the three days we spend together sharing critical insights, engaging in realistic conversations, and realizing that the challenges we face also unite us. Every foundation is in some way concerned with the future of community. The strategic grants, investments, and collaborations of today inform the communities of tomorrow. The future of community is dependent on our shared leadership.

Each year, ABFE hosts an annual conference, convening more than 250 members, stakeholders and partners to advance a collective agenda of increasing public and private investments in Black communities.

Events Around the Field

Philanthropy Currents is a field wide calendar that features details on upcoming philanthropic programs including webinars, conferences, and more! To view details on any event, click the title.

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