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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Authentic Conversations in Philanthropy

At Exponent Philanthropy, we believe strong relationships drive effective philanthropy. Our members’ experiences have shown that the most impactful funders view themselves as collaborative partners working alongside their grantees and others in the community. These funders create change by tapping into the knowledge and wisdom of nonprofits, community leaders, and partners – and by listening... Read More

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Trustee Leadership Seminar

Foundations rely heavily on the energy, talents, and skills of their board members, as individuals and as a group. This one-day seminar is designed especially for trustees and board members of leanly staffed foundations looking to increase their impact, hone their leadership skills, and more effectively manage change as they advance the missions of their... Read More

Exponent Event

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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Next Gen Fellows Program

The Next Gen Fellows Program is a 6-month training fellowship for dynamic leaders roughly 18–35 years old who are involved in all types of foundations as current or soon-to-be trustees or staff. The program is designed for deep learning and peer networking to prepare the next generation for leadership roles. In this program, you will:... Read More

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Master Juggler Series: Executive Institute

Coming in 2019! Leadership development for foundation executives Executive leaders at small-staffed foundations play a unique role in philanthropy. You are committed to serving your foundation, your board, and your community. You make it a priority to leverage the most from your time and money. And you often put others first, not always getting around to investing in... Read More