Upcoming Programs

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990-PF Tax Seminar

Designed for anyone who prepares or signs a Form 990-PF, Exponent Philanthropy’s signature seminar will give you a thorough understanding of the 990-PF, the 5% payout requirement, and expenditure responsibility. Taught by top accountants, the virtual seminar examines the form line-by-line and helps you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep your trustees... Read More

Nonprofit Resiliency Through Collaborative Education

In this educational webinar, The Gifford Foundation and consulting partners will discuss how they’ve worked together to build educational initiatives that further the goals of the foundation and their community – creating a foundation of resiliency across their nonprofit community. By leveraging talented staffing resources to listen closely to their nonprofits and community members, Gifford has identified... Read More

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Next Gen Fellows Program

The Next Gen Fellows Program is a 3-week leadership development program for the next generation of foundation leaders. The fellowship is designed for current or soon-to-be trustees and staff roughly 18–35 years old. We are thrilled to host this virtual cohort as a collaboration between Exponent Philanthropy and the National Center for Family Philanthropy. In this... Read More

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Now You Are Ready, Time to Get Started: Advocacy by Small Foundations

Many funders are tired of applying bandages. They are looking for ways to address issues at their core and make deeper, longer-lasting change. Small foundations are perfectly positioned to catalyze change by funding and engaging in advocacy. Discover the many powerful ways you can play needed roles such as convening, capacity building, commissioning research, and... Read More

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Very Small Funders

This afternoon’s chat is for those who consider themselves very small funders, with less than ~$250,000 to distribute each year. Whether your foundation is staffed or not, you’re welcome to network with colleagues. About Virtual Roundtables These are low-key member conversations that allow you to dig in, share knowledge, and ask about each other’s experiences through... Read More

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Engaging the Next Gen

“Next Gen” can mean folks in their 20s & 30s, or even the preschool set. What can you do as either staff or board to light the fire of interest in your philanthropic work among future leaders of a family foundation? What models and strategies for engaging family have you tried? What has worked well?... Read More

Exponent Event

990-PF Tax Seminar

Designed for anyone who prepares or signs a Form 990-PF, Exponent Philanthropy’s signature seminar will give you a thorough understanding of the 990-PF, the 5% payout requirement, and expenditure responsibility. Taught by top accountants, the virtual seminar examines the form line-by-line and helps you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep your trustees... Read More