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Exponent Philanthropy 2018 National Conference

Hosting Organization: 
Exponent Philanthropy
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 5:00pm EDT
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
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Exponent Philanthropy’s biennial National Conference is the largest gathering of foundations, families, and individuals who give with few or no staff. The 2018 National Conference, which is beig held in Philadelphia, is designed specifically to:

  • Inform and inspire through first-rate content.
  • Celebrate and champion the outsized impact of our vibrant community.
  • Foster personal and professional connections with colleagues, advisors, and fieldleaders.

The conference is expected to draw an attendance of 1000 individuals, including donors, trustees, and staff from all types of foundations; individual donors and philanthropic families; donor advised fund holders and managers; philanthropic support organizations; philanthropic service professionals; and thought leaders in the field of philanthropy.

Educational content spans the philanthropic landscape and is delivered through provocative keynote talks, interactive sessions, site visits, and informal idea exchange. Sessions are designed to address the specific challenges faced by funders with few or no staff by building and strengthening core skills, examining advanced topics, and exploring trends. The conference also offers multiple opportunities for participants to connect with each other and build relationships that last beyond the conference experience.

Host Committee
Jennifer Leith, The Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation (Chair)
Louis Beccaria, Phoenixville Community Health Foundation
Elizabeth Christopherson, The Rita Allen Foundation
Lisa Dugan, Union Benevolent Association
Valerie V. Gay, The Barra Foundation
Sidney Hargro, Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia
Joy Horwitz, “The Woods” Charitable Foundation
Christina Kind,The Patricia Kind Family Foundation
Farrah Parkes, The Valentine Foundation
Karen Race, Claneil Foundation
Huldah Robertson, Glenmede
Teresa Rodgers, The Presser Foundation
Jenny Snyder, Grace S. & W. Linton Nelson Foundation

How to Register/RSVP: 

Registration for Exponent Philanthropy members is $1095 ($100 early registration discount for members) and $1395 for non-members. Philanthropy Network members may take $100 off the non-member registration fee using the code PHILLY.

For more information about the the event and registration, please click here.