Calendar of Events


Best Practices: Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers

Wed, July 15, 2015, 9:00am PDT to Thu, July 16, 2015, 5:00pm PDT

Essential Skills and Strategies is a comprehensive, two-day educational program to help familiarize new and up-and-coming grantmakers to the foundation world and the field of philanthropy. Developed by experts in the philanthropic sector, Essential Skills and Strategies is the field’s standardized orientation for grantmakers. The curriculum is designed to provide new grantmakers with the knowledge, insight, skills and tools to be effective in their work.


Agriculture and Food Systems: Policy Trends and the Role of Philanthropy

Wed, July 15, 2015, 11:00am to 12:00pm PDT

Join our colleagues at the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers for a brief webinar to learn about the latest sustainable agriculture and food systems policy trends and hear about the efforts of a national group of funders collaborating on these issues. Also during the webinar, a regional association of grantmakers will share how their members are engaging in these topics