Upcoming Programs

Exponent Event

2019 CONNECT Conference

CONNECT is an opportunity to challenge your assumptions while building critical skills for success. Designed specifically for those who work with few or no staff, this conference offers: Interactive learning models that move your learning from the theoretical to the practical Opportunities to engage with peers and build your community Guided session tracks to deepen... Read More

Peer Circle: Investment Discussion Group

The Exponent Philanthropy Peer Circle Investment Discussion Group’s next call is scheduled for Monday, September 16th at 2:00 PM ET. Manisha Kathuria and Jennifer Signori from Neuberger Berman will join us on this call to conduct an educational info session on private equity with specific focus on impact investments.   We’ll learn about private equity in... Read More

Webinar: Ramping Up for High-Impact Philanthropy

This webinar is for seasoned donors, foundation trustees, DAF holders, and staff who are taking steps to significantly ramp up the impact of their giving. No longer content with just “making good grants” or “doing good things for the community,” you’ve taken a fresh look at your goals, strategies, and outcomes and decided that you... Read More

Exponent Event

Master Juggler Executive Institute at CONNECT

Leadership development for foundation executives Executive directors at small-staffed foundations balance big-picture questions with detailed daily tasks, manage continual growth and change within their foundations, search for ways to make the most of their resources, and tackle much more in their pursuit of impact. Juggling it all requires remarkable leadership and skill. The Master Juggler Executive... Read More

Exponent Event

2019 CONNECT Conference

CONNECT is an opportunity to challenge your assumptions while building critical skills for success. Designed specifically for those who work with few or no staff, this conference offers: Interactive learning models that move your learning from the theoretical to the practical Opportunities to engage with peers and build your community Guided session tracks to deepen... Read More

Exponent Event

2019 CONNECT Keynote Speakers

Forging a Path Toward Change Now five years after the death of Michael Brown, Jr., Ferguson has come to symbolize U.S. racial strife and inequality. The circumstances surrounding and following Brown’s death have sharply defined challenges that demand transformation and raised questions about philanthropy’s role. Forward Through Ferguson is carrying on the work of the... Read More

Journeys to Equity: Bringing Inclusive Practices to Your Philanthropy

There have been a lot of conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in our sector. We invite you to join us to explore the different approaches lean funders can take to implement these practices, hear from peers in your community about what their journey has been like, and reflect on how these practices impact... Read More