Events - Exponent Philanthropy

Upcoming Programs

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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Make the Most of Your Membership

Learn how to make the most of your Exponent Philanthropy membership. Join a conversation with Exponent Philanthropy’s new CEO, Paul D. Daugherty, and two members to hear how they take advantage of resources and find community in the membership. Member Relations Specialist Brian Bates will offer a brief overview of benefits and we’ll conclude with... Read More

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Including Disability in DEI Efforts in Philanthropy

Please join us for this pre-recorded event. The speakers will join for a live Q&A following the session.  One in four U.S. adults (61 million Americans) and an estimated 1 billion individuals worldwide experience a disability that impacts major life activities; however, disability is often left out of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. The experience... Read More

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