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Connecting with Others: Conferences & Gatherings

In Person Events

We’re excited to host regional events in the 2016-2017 year.  We are still planning our final schedule. If you have questions or want to see a regional in your area, please email [email protected]

Southern California Regional Gathering in Los Angeles, CA:  Sunday, April 23, 2017

We’re planning a Southern California Regional Gathering. Click here to see a flyer on this upcoming event! If you would like to get involved, click here to share your interest.  If you have questions, please email Katherine and Annie at [email protected]

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!

Youth Philanthropy: Making a Difference — October 27, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar with Exponent Philanthropy discussed the many ways to engage youth in philanthropy and featured 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. Watch it here!

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