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Connecting with Others: Conferences & Gatherings

In Person Events

YPC spent 2015 traveling all over the United States, learning from youth philanthropists and helping them network and grow within the philanthropic field. The summer of 2016 has been spent on our International Conference at Disneyland Resort!BuildingTomorrowTogetherLOW-RES

The YPC 2016 International Conference: Building Tomorrow Together, The Future of Youth Philanthropy was a big success!  Click here to read our program and learn more about what our attendees experienced!

We are seeking sponsors for our 2016 work.  To learn more, click here or contact us.

Regional Events

 

Northeast Gathering in Boston, MA — coming this fall

We are currently planning with Brandeis University’s Sillerman Center and local partners. More details are coming shortly, but if you are interested in participating in the planning process, please email Katherine@youthphilanthropyconnect.org

West Coast Regional Gathering in Los Angeles, CA — coming next summer

We are currently planning with local partners. More details are coming shortly, but if you are interested in participating in the planning process, please email Katherine@youthphilanthropyconnect.org

Remote Learning

 

Enhancing Youth Engagement in Philanthropy: A Webinar Series for Adults

This 4-part series will outline strategies on how to enhance youth involvement in your foundation. Registration is free!

Building Effective Youth-Adult Partnerships — March 31st, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

Participants will come away from this webinar with tangible tools and resources to set themselves up for success in developing youth leadership skills and facilitating meaningful investments of time, talent, and treasure. Watch it here!

What Disney Taught Us About Storytelling — June 23, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

It can be a challenge to effectively communicate your story – to demonstrate your impact, garner funds, and to simply explain philanthropy to your peers. During this webinar, you will learn from Iowa Council of Foundations President Kari McCann and youth philanthropists Michael Banwarth and Leah Freihoefer on how to share the story of your giving and best practices for how to leverage these stories through your philanthropy network. Watch it here!

Social Justice Philanthropy — August 18, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST

Hear from Melanie Brown, ‎Senior Program Officer, U.S. Policy and Advocacy at the ‎Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and youth philanthropists from Youth Funding Youth Ideas engaged in social justice grantmaking. Watch it here!

October 27, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar with Exponent Philanthropy will discuss the many ways to engage youth in philanthropy and will feature the Teen Philanthropy Café readers, created through a partnership of Exponent Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, with funding by the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation. Click here to register!

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