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Collaborating for Change: Practices and Pitfalls from Across the Field

Collaborating for Change: Practices and Pitfalls from Across the Field

Hands all in to show collaboration

Event details

Thursday, June 14, 2018
9:00am to 10:30am PDT

About this event

For NCFP‘s 20th anniversary we decided to used our monthly webinars as a chance to revisit our Founding Values and Guiding Principles.

This month we will offer the field a free webinar on the Value of Respectful Collaboration. NCFP recognizes that collaboration and respect are key to building a healthy and strong family, organization, and community. In partnership with Exponent Philanthropy and Grantmakers for Effective organizations, we will learn from three giving families working on donor collaboratives, innovative grantee/grantor partnerships, and strategic funder and government collaborations. Please join us for this free special collaboratives webinar!  Background on presenters is listed further below or more details can be found at NCFP website. 

REGISTRATION: Members of Philanthropy Northwest receive complementary membership to National Center on Family Philanthropy. Membership to NCFP includes accees to the knowledge portal (best practices, tools and templates shared by other family foundations) and access to monthly webinars hosted by NCFP with presenters from the field. At time of PNW membership, you should have received log-in access credentials to members portal and event registration. Please use this log-in access to register on the NCFP REGISTER link to the right or, alternatively, please email Elyse Gordon, Program Manager, at and we will be glad to provide you the log-in credentials you need to register or add your name to the list. 


Meaghan Calcari Campbell is a Program Officer in the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Marine Conservation Initiative. Previously, she was at Conservation International, where she evaluated community-based conservation and economic development projects in the Philippines and Indonesia. Meaghan also taught middle school environmental education in Missouri, Indiana and North Carolina, the latter through a fellowship with the National Science Foundation. She facilitated a marine conservation funder working group in the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity. Meaghan also served on the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy’s San Francisco Bay Area steering committee and as board secretary for the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network. She currently serves on the board of directors at the Environmental Grantmakers Association. As a cancer survivor, Meaghan is also involved in several local direct service organization for those impacted by cancer, most recently serving as Board President of the Bay Area Young Survivors. She received her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Notre Dame, certificate of Reproductive Health and Women’s Rights from the University of Michigan, Master of Environmental Management from Duke University, and Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development from Cape Breton University.

Ellie Frey Zagel is 3rd Generation, Vice Chair and Trustee of her family’s foundation the Frey Foundation based in Grand Rapids, MI. For nearly a decade she has been deeply involved in working with the next generation of family business, family philanthropy, and family wealth, first as Director of the Family Business Alliance and now as President of Successful Generations, a company she recently founded.


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