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Calendar of Events

Philanthropy Network offers more than 50 educational programs and workshops each year, presented around the region and online, providing members an opportunity to hear from expert speakers, learn about best practices and network with grantmaking peers.

Most Philanthropy Network programs and workshops are open exclusively to members. A notable exception is our annual fall conference, a well-attended event open to nonmembers. Please sign in to access the complete Philanthropy Network Event Calendar or contact us for further information.

For a listing of regional and national events for nonprofits and philanthropy hosted by Philanthropy Network members and other organizations, visit the Community Calendar.

23Jan2019

At the Crossroads: Reinventing Your Foundation for Greater Impact

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

During this session, attendees will hear about the process used by the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation to engage their board, staff, grantees and other partners in uncovering the unique value they added to the community and deciding how best to amplify this value.

29Jan2019

Mission-Aligned Investing Meeting: What to Expect During a Pitch Meeting

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Join us for an interactive conversation on questions you may want to ask as a mission-aligned investor!

12Feb2019

Equity in Action: Building Social Capital

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Esperanza Arts Center

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia’s Arts & Culture Funders and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance invite you to join us at Esperanza’s new Arts Center as funders and nonprofits share successful examples of how to support and grow arts and cultural organizations rooted in communities.

14Feb2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Balancing Power Dynamics

Thursday, February 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

This conversation will feature a variety of practical tips for bridging the power divide with your grantees, with one another, and with other partners in your work.

14Mar2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Pride of Place: Sustaining a Family’s Commitment to Community

Thursday, March 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

What does it mean to have “pride of place”? How do giving families retain their commitment to the founding region or community where their philanthropic resources were first created?

18Apr2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Impact Investing: Dipping Your Toes or Going All In

Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Impact investing – which seeks a specific environmental, social or governance return above and beyond a strictly financial return – can be a particularly valuable tool for foundations and donor advised funds that seek to align their investments with their grantmaking mission. This webinar will discuss this investing approach, and share perspectives and examples from families who have made this choice. 

09May2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Choice Points

Thursday, May 9, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

In this webinar, learn from the experiences of multiple giving families and funds as they share the choices they have made to manage change and strengthen their own customized system of governance.

13Jun2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: The New Normal: How to Serve the Redefined Family

Thursday, June 13, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

This webinar examines changing family composition, provides examples from families who have grappled with this changing definition, and tips for how your philanthropic family can adapt to the new normal.

11Jul2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Money, Values, and Culture

Thursday, July 11, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Messages about money are part of our lives every day.  With increased access to data and information, your house value and other factors are all available online easily to everyone.  The family table is an important place for discussions about giv

08Aug2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Family Philanthropy Through Multiple Vehicles

Thursday, August 8, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

How can families with multi-faceted philanthropic efforts – those with multiple foundations or funds, who are also using impact investing and other creative strategies – develop governance systems and structures that accommodate this complexity?

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