1. What Matters?
Choose from seven carefully crafted “matters” tracks
designed to guide your conference experience.
2. Critical Conversations
- Investing in Uncertain Times: Lessons Learned from the Madoff Case and the Markets
- Briefing from key players on philanthropy and the new administration
- Town Hall discussion about the recently released report Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best
3. Expert Speakers & Presenters
- Rory Stewart, Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University
- Dr. Robert Franklin, President, Morehouse College
- Congressman John Lewis, Representative of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District
- Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch
4. Professional Education
Consider the Annual Conference your one-stop-shop for professional development and education. Maximize your time and budget by adding an intensive pre-conference to your schedule.
5. Networking & Awards
- One for All Networking Event & Party
- Networking Event at the Georgia Aquarium
- Philanthropic Awards Celebration
6. Site Sessions
Philanthropic-private partnerships have resulted in three exciting hands-on learning experiences
in the community.
7. Explore Places that MatterEight unique and significant sites
to see philanthropy in action in local settings.
8. Film & Video Festival
Screenings and discussions
of five powerful films including the Academy Award nominated film Trouble the Water.
9. Budget Friendly Options
10. Who Should Attend
- CEOs and other executives
- Finance and MIS directors
- Grantmaker boards of directors
- Program officers and staff
- Communication officers and staff
- Foundation administrators
- Leaders of family and community foundations
- Directors of corporate foundations and giving programs
- Foundation board members, trustees, and executives
- Foundation professional staff
- Emerging leaders
- Consultants and philanthropic advisors
11. Join Your Peers
See who has reserved a place in Atlanta.