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2014 Forum Annual Conference

Monday, July 28, 2014 to Wednesday, July 30, 2014
San Diego, California
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Register Now! The Forum's Annual Conference is a key opportunity each year for regional association staff to come together for skill building sessions, networking, and thought provoking discussions with philanthropy leaders. We hope to see you in San Diego in July! 

Please note that the annual PolicyWorks Institute will follow the conference on July 30-August 1.

Inviting Your Members to Attend the Annual Conference
Are you interested in having your board chair, incoming board member, or other volunteer leader attend the annual conference to learn more about the value of the regional association network? We encourage you to invite key grantmaker leaders to attend the conference on Tuesday, July 29 and Wednesday, July 30.

Questions? Contact Mary O'Neill (202-457-8784) or Courtney Moore (202-888-7428)

Online registratin is now closed. Please contact Courtney Moore if you are interested in attending.
Transfer/Cancellation Policy
Your registration may be transferred to another individual within your organization at any time before the event. Partial refunds will be given to cancelled registrations received by Friday, July 18.

Presenter Information

We are excited to have great presenters lined up for this year's conference. See who will be presenting in San Diego: 

RA Network Presenters

  • Chris Essel, Southern California Grantmakers
  • David Greco, Northern California Grantmakers
  • Trista Harris, Minnesota Council on Foundations
  • Nancy Jamison, San Diego Grantmakers
  • Joanne Kelley, Colorado Association of Funders
  • Doug Schenkelberg, Donors Forum
  • Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
  • Marissa Theisen, Arizona Grantmakers Forum
  • Joyce White, Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Outside Presenters

  • Jeanne Bell, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
  • Kyle Caldwell, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Larry Clark, No Margin, No Mission
  • Marie Condron, Hershey Cause Communications
  • Judy Issokson, Smallify
  • Jan Kern, Hershey Cause Communications
  • John Kobara, California Community Foundation
  • Larry McGill, Foundation Center
  • Patrick McWhortor, Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
  • Deborah Meehan, Leadership Learning Community
  • Bob Ottenhoff, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
  • Michael Oxman, No Margin, No Mission
  • C. Davis Parchment, Foundation Center
  • Mark Sedway, The Giving Practice

Planning Committee