Upcoming Programs

Exponent Event

Non-Family Staff

Join a conversation with colleagues who are also non-family staff members at family foundations for a discussion on the unique challenges you face in your role as non-family staff. Our member-host Jan Wilkins will offer an initial prompt to get conversation started in round one, and for the second round, we’ll crowdsource your topic ideas... Read More

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Creating an Intentional Equity Learning Journey

When it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion everyone has something to learn. And intentional learning journeys around equity in particular can strengthen our individual and collective ability to challenge dominant culture norms and inequitable systems. Hear how foundation board and staff are learning together to deepen their knowledge through guided conversations, reading, and formal... 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 conversation started in round one, and for... Read More

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2021 Annual Conference

Mark your calendar and clear your schedule to join your peers for three days of online content and genuine connections. Our community’s Annual Conference is designed specifically for and by lean funders—those who give with few or no staff. We are a genuine community that supports and inspires each other even through difficult times. Exponent... Read More

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Next Gen Fellows Program

The Next Gen Fellows Program is a leadership development program for the next generation of foundation leaders. The fellowship is de-signed for current or soon-to-be trustees and staff roughly 18–35 years old. In this program, you will: Be guided by experienced practitioners and field leaders. Learn about best practices and emerging trends. Try out new... Read More

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2022 Annual Conference

We’re looking ahead at the return of our in-person Annual Conference! Unlike any other, our community’s Annual Conference is designed specifically for and by lean funders—those who give with few or no staff. We are a genuine community that supports and inspires each other even through difficult times. Exponent Philanthropy is where you can let... Read More