Events - Exponent Philanthropy

Upcoming Programs

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Journeys to Equity: Becoming a Better Ally Series

This two-part series will be offered twice this spring, choose from April 18 & 19, 2022 or June 13 & 14, 2022. Whitney Parnell, executive director and co-founder of Service Never Sleeps (SNS), will facilitate this powerful program, offer guidance to participants, and create an environment where connections can be made with each other. The... Read More

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Letting Go: The First Step to Greater Impact

Somehow, the operations of grantmaking has eclipsed the more engaging and fulfilling people-centered and learning-focused work of philanthropy.  Streamlining: Why It’s Essential To Catalytic Leadership and Impact Over time, many grantmakers find themselves drowning in elaborate funding processes. Well-intended steps to responsibly steward resources and minimize risk accumulate over time. Gradually, paperwork and processes crowd... Read More

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2022 Annual Conference

Exponent Philanthropy is thrilled to return to in-person gatherings this year. Our first priority for the 2022 Annual Conference is to provide a safe environment where lean funders can learn and connect. This event is designed for and by lean funders—those who give with few or no staff. Here, you can let your guard down... Read More

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Annual Conference Plenary Spotlight

Anti-Racism for the Long Haul Almost overnight, Minnesota became the epicenter of the fight for racial justice. Thrust into the media spotlight as the community took to the streets to hold accountable systems and protest practices that perpetuate racial and social injustices, philanthropy responded swiftly. As media attention moves on, the fight for racial justice... Read More

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Artful Admin

Foundation administration is both a science and an art – there is a lot of flexibility in the “how” regarding the various processes foundations manage while also working toward their mission, streamlining their paperwork, and reducing burdens on grantees. Join us for this second in a series of Artful Admin conversations. Listen in on a... Read More

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What is the Essence of the Baltimore Metro-Area Funding Community?

Exponent Philanthropy is looking forward to bringing its annual conference to Baltimore in October 2023. We invite you to join us today for a conversation with our new CEO Paul D. Daugherty to learn about your funding community – your relationships, focus, impact, and successes. What makes the Baltimore-area community unique? What are the impactful... Read More

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Executive Directors

Are you the foundation’s executive director or CEO by title or responsibilities? What new possibilities might be emerging for you now, in terms of your work or beyond work? Join in this networking hour with others in the same role. A member-host will offer an initial prompt to get the conversation started in round one,... Read More