Upcoming Programs

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2018 National Conference

Exponent Philanthropy’s biennial National Conference is the largest gathering of foundations, families, and individuals who give with few or no staff. Our national conferences have a strong reputation for engaging the head and heart, providing meaningful opportunities to connect and learn collaboratively, and radiating a welcoming culture that makes everyone feel part of a supportive... Read More

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Foundations 101 Virtual Seminar

Get up to speed on foundation essentials with this series of virtual seminars on the key components of running a foundation: getting started, governance basics, legal issues, grantmaking, and investments. Learn the basics about the importance and the impact of each facet of foundation operations and come away with usable tips. Participants are encouraged to... Read More

Collaborating for Change: Practices and Pitfalls from Across the Field

For their 20th anniversary, the National Center for Family Philanthropy decided to used their monthly webinars as a chance to revisit their Founding Values and Guiding Principles. This month, they will offer the field a free webinar on the Value of Respectful Collaboration. NCFP recognizes that collaboration and respect are key to building a healthy... Read More

State of Philanthropy: An Outlook for Small-Staffed Foundations

Please join Glenmede, in partnership with Exponent Philanthropy, for a private luncheon to learn about the latest trends and future outlook for small-staffed foundations. We will share perspectives on grantmaking, governance, investments, and administration, as well as highlights from Exponent Philanthropy’s 2018 Foundations Operations and Management Report. Business casual attire. Complimentary valet parking available.  Registration and Other... Read More

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Foundations 101 Virtual Seminar: Grantmaking Basics

Grantmaking basics include more than just developing or following a grantmaking cycle. Lean funders have more tools in their toolbox for making an impact with their giving. In this module of the Foundations 101 virtual seminar, gain insight on focusing your funding, designing a grantmaking program driven by learning, and streamlining your work. By the... Read More

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Webinar: How Grantmaking Organizations Drive Social Change

The world of philanthropy is transforming with the shift from the act of giving to a more deliberate approach of social change through investment. With that change comes the need to strategically assess program impact through indicators and outcomes.  Funders and their grantees need consistent collaboration to measure progress throughout the life of a grant.... Read More

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Webinar: Making the Most of Your Membership

This webinar is open to members and potential members and will cover concrete steps you can take today to discover the value of your membership, including finding answers to your questions, getting connected to your community, accessing resources to advance your philanthropic goals, and more. Whether you’re just getting started with our community, navigating change within... Read More