Learning Labs are brief and content rich. Speakers will share information and new ways of thinking in short time segments.
D5 Data Findings on Diversity
Sunday, January 27 - 10:30-10:50 a.m.
Take a few moments to hear the latest about the important work of the D5 Coalition.
Working Together For Common Purpose: Family Offices and Family Philanthropy
Sunday, January 27 - 3-3:20 p.m.
Hear about the findings from the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s new study, “Working Together for Common Purpose: Family Philanthropy Through the Family Office.” The session will also focus on common themes for success and failure in this relationship, as well as areas for future inquiry and exploration.
Pioneering Methods for Identifying Community Civic Engagement Strengths
Sunday, January 27 - 3:30-3:50 p.m.
How Resources Flow from National to State to Local to Nonprofits
Sunday, January 27 - 4-4:20 p.m.
Are you curious how your tax dollars make the often circuitous journey from the federal government all the way to your local nonprofit? Attend this learning lab to gain a better understanding of this complicated process.
Get Hands-on Tools and Be Inspired to Innovate
Sunday, January 27 - 4:30-6 p.m.
Join this hands-on design session with Nadia Roumani and Evelyn Huang from the The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design ("d-school") at Stanford University, and Ralph King producer and co-director of the film “Extreme by Design” to experience how design thinking can be used to solve tough problems. By exploring the foundations of human-centered design, this session will both take you through the steps of design thinking in a learning activity as well as provide inspiration from King's new film “Extreme by Design.” This film follows the journey of college students who design and build products to solve seemingly intractable problems for the world’s poor.
Extended Learning Lab: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Board Self-Assessment
Sunday, January 27 - 4:30-5:30 p.m.
If your foundation looked into a mirror, what would it see? A board self-assessment can help identify what’s working, what’s not, and ways to move forward intentionally, strategically, and efficiently. Attend this session to learn when, why, and how to conduct a successful board self-assessment.
National Study of the Next Generation of Major Family Donors
Monday, January 28 - 10:30-10:50 a.m.
Extended Learning Lab: Capacity Building of Grantees Within Technology
Monday, January 28 - 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Deepening the Knowledge of the Health Care Safety Net
Monday, January 28 - 12:10-12:20 p.m.
Nonprofit clinics are the front line of the so-called U.S. health care safety-net system. However, the thousands of facilities operate independently, resulting in a fragmented network—meaning it’s hardly a system at all. This session will bolster your knowledge of clinics and teach you how to help vulnerable people get care.
Growing Global Citizens: The Transformative Power of Travel Philanthropy
Monday, January 28 - 1:30-1:50 p.m.
How do we successfully engage the next generation to better understand and help change the world? Join us for an informal conversation with Jenny Yancey and Dan Siegel, who have designed and led philanthropic trips for teens, as well as designed tools to help parents engage their young travelers.
Leading Delegations to the Global South
Monday, January 28 - 2-2:20 p.m.
How do you conduct a site visit to the Global South? What types of waivers, delegation policies, immunizations, cultural expectations, and background information must be considered? Sample forms, policies, and handouts will be available.
Pathways to Grow Nonprofit Impact
Monday, January 28 - 2:30-2:50 p.m.
Do you want your grantmaking and your grantees to have the greatest impact possible? Join Grantmakers for Effective Organizations to explore four pathways for growing nonprofit impact and learn what new research has uncovered about the types of support making the biggest difference for grantees.