Upcoming Events

Join us in Philadelphia to gain knowledge, skills, and connections that will fuel your passions, foster relationships, and inform your giving and your impact.

Save the Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 to Thursday, May 17, 2018

GEO's National Conference offers a great opportunity for grantmakers to come together to find more efficient and effective ways to grow their impact, make connections with their peers, hear fresh ideas, and ask questions related to shared challenges.

Individual grantmakers have more power and agency than they may recognize, especially when it comes to helping their organizations make internal changes that will lead to better results. Through our Leading Change in Philanthropy initiative, our community is exploring what it takes to influence change inside their organizations in ways that strengthen nonprofits. Our fall 2017 conference will provide an opportunity for participants to learn what works so they can become stronger advocates for and leaders of change.

The National Forum on Family Philanthropy brings philanthropic families and leadership staff of family foundations together for two and a half days of peer networking, thought provoking conversations led by the greatest thought leaders in family giving, and substantive, research-based education on the latest trends and issues impacting the family philanthropy field. More information coming soon. 

Three days of interactive learning on innovative strategies and fundamentals in philanthropy. More information will be available at exponentphilanthropy.org in early 2017.

Learning for improvement is at the center of effective grantmaking. By taking time to reflect on your programs, identify where things are going well and where they can be improved, and fully utilizing data and evaluation as a learning tool, your organization can achieve greater impact and help nonprofits make real and lasting change in people's lives.

Annual gathering of 100-150 SCG family philanthropy members.

Annual gathering of 250 SCG members who are interested in how philanthropy engages in public policy, advocacy, and civic engagement issues.

Events Around the Field

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