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2021 CEO Winter Gathering

Thursday, January 7, 2021 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Join us for United Philanthropy Forum’s third annual winter gathering for the chief executives (CEOs, presidents, executive directors) of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs)—this time we are, of course, going virtual.

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Forum Member Check-In: Post-Election 2020 Briefing & Discussion

Thursday, November 19, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
RingCentral Meeting

Members will have a chance to discuss the presidential election, and receive an overview of key House and Senate races that could play pivotal roles in advancing our public policy agenda in the next Congress. Members will also hear from Forum staff about what the election results may mean for Foundations on the Hill 2021.

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Virtual Conference Check-In: October 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
RingCentral Meeting

Paul Moon, Senior Program Manager at Grantmakers for Education shared insights about their 2020 Annual Conference, which included their approach, resources, and platforms that were used to provide an engaging virtual conference experience.

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Forum Member Check-In: Democracy on the Line

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
RingCentral Meeting

What a strange and important time we are living through. Many of our institutions and democratic practices are being challenged, damaged and in some cases reaffirmed and strengthened. How does this impact the context and culture in which philanthropy supports institutions and practice of democracy? What are Forum members doing to strengthen civic engagement?

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A Conversation With Luz Vega-Marquis

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
YouTube Livestream

Join us for a special conversation with Luz Vega-Marquis, who retired recently as the founding President and CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation after nearly 20 years in the position. The conversation coincides with the release of Luz’s new book Ask, Listen, Act: A New Model for Philanthropy. The book is a moving examination of poverty, its root causes, and how to end it through movement-building—from the perspective of a groundbreaking philanthropy executive.

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Virtual Conference Check-In: September 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
RingCentral Meeting

We will be providing a space for Forum members to connect and learn from each other around hosting virtual conferences - what are PSOs learning about how we transition from in-person to virtual for our biggest event(s) of the year.

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Forum Member Check-In: September 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
RingCentral Meeting

Alan Kwok from Northern California Grantmakers and Kendall Clawson from Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington will share on-the-ground updates of what’s happening in their respective regions; how you and your members can help, in the short term and longer term; the discussions going on right now with their members and others about how these disasters connect to climate change, and a few other issues. Speaking of climate change, Jeff Wise from the Health and Environmental Funders Network will share some updates on HEFN’s Climate, Health, and Equity work. Also, he lives in Seattle and can speak from his own personal experience.

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