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Partner Events Outlines

Dismantling Anti-Blackness in Our Institutions and Movements

Monday, November 18, 8:00 am-11:30 am

During this half-day workshop, we will discuss the root causes of anti-Black racism and its cultural influences within our institutions, movements and communities. Conversation will also include a potential framework for unlearning anti-Blackness and developing a pro-Black stance within anti-racist practice.

Free & Open for EPIP Members only

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Healing Justice Institute

Monday, November 18, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

The Healing Justice Institute is an opportunity for grantmakers to engage in a day-long learning and strategy institute about supporting healing justice at the intersections of racial justice and philanthropic equity.

$250 & Open for NFG Members Only

AAPIP National Leadership Retreat

Monday, November 18, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

The AAPIP National Leadership Retreat is only open to current AAPIP board members, staff and chapter co-chairs. If you have questions, contact Lori Kodama at

Free & Open for AAPIP Board Members, Staff and Chapter Co-Chairs Only

EPIP Chapter Leader Gathering

Monday, November 18, 12:30 pm-5:00 pm

EPIP's Chapter Leader Gathering is an opportunity for EPIP Chapter Leaders to network, strategize, and share ideas with other EPIP Chapter Leaders from across the country. During this Chapter Leader Gathering, EPIP will host a follow-up discussion to the morning's pre-conference session on dismantling anti-blackness and addressing white dominant culture.

Free & Invite Only for EPIP Chapter Leaders 

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Healing the Colonized Latinx Philanthropic Familia

Monday, November 18, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

There is a growing interest by funders to understand the Latinx racial equity experience as a mechanism to inform resource distribution for social transformation. During this half-day workshop Latinx participants will work towards a unified way to talk about the intersection of social issues affected by paradigms rooted in colonialism; such as patriarchy, colorism, anti-Blackness, and anti-Indigeneity. This interactive session will identify how those phenomena permeate Latinx culture and perpetuate, often unknowingly, the very beliefs and practices that reinforce systems of oppression, inequity and racism present in philanthropy and the larger social sector. Moving from awareness to aligned action with others is the long-term work of HIP's commitment to increasing power, voice, and influence in philanthropy. For more information email Dr. Raquel Gutierrez at


Free & Open for Latinx professionals at any level of power and role within philanthropy

ABFE Harambee - Let's all Pull Together Continues

Tuesday, November 19, 8:00 am-11:00 am

Join us in Seattle, as we pull our village together and continue strategizing about building stronger Black lives and communities. Let us know if you will be able to join us on November 19! More to come!

Free & Open For All Attendees

Getting to the Next Level: Intersectional Racial Justice Lab

Monday, November 18, 8:00 am-5:00 pm & Tuesday November 19, 8:00 am-11:00 am

This advanced lab from the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity and Funders for LGBTQ Issues is an opportunity for grantmakers with an established focus on racial equity or racial justice and commitment to LGBTQ communities to take their practice and analysis to the next level. The day and a half convening is designed to deepen funders' knowledge and strategy development on current critical issues at the intersections of structural racism, LGBTQ issues, gender justice, and more.


This pre-conference event spans both Monday, November 18th and Tuesday, November 19th. It is ideal for teams of 2-3 representatives from each grantmaking foundation, ideally including at least one senior level member.


This is an invitation only event, but if you have an established focus on racial equity or racial justice, a commitment to LGBTQ communities and would like to attend, please indicate your interest by clicking the box above.  Once we have reviewed your requests, eligible grantmakers will receive notification of acceptance with a formal invitation and registration information within 3 weeks.


If you have questions, contact Parys Grigsby at

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Women's Funding Network:
Money, Politics, Racial Equity and the Climate Crisis - Through a Gender Lens

Tuesday, November 19, 8:00 am-11:00 am

Join leaders of the Women’s Funding Network for continental breakfast and a robust discussion on how funders are integrating women and girls-led solutions to complex issues ranging from economic insecurity, lack of political representation, racial inequity and the climate crisis. Women are at the center creating innovative investing strategies, shaping elections, uplifting women of color, and leading the way towards climate justice. Learn and share ideas on how we can collectively drive forward a more representative philanthropic agenda.


Hosted by: WFN President and CEO, Cynthia Nimmo; WFN Board Chair, and CEO, Solidago Foundation, Elizabeth Barajas-Román; and WFN Board Member, and Founder & President, Dickerson Global Advisors, Amina Dickerson.


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Seeding a POC Trustee Movement for Power, Voice, and Influence

Tuesday, November 19, 8:00 am-11:00 am

If foundations are to transform their people and practices - they need to embrace a broad 21st-century equity agenda that includes targeted investments for communities of color, including Latinos. Hispanics in Philanthropy is partnering with BoardSource for this thought provoking conversation to inspire individual and joint action. This convening is the final session in a series of Trustee Conversations in 2019 and will present data from the previous gatherings and integrate lessons learned from ABFE.


If you are a person of color and a Trustee for a foundation interested in building relationships with other Trustees, please send your name and contact information to Stephanie Roman ( and she will assist you in getting registered. This is an invite-only event.


Free & Invite Only For Trustees of Color 

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Philanthropy Forward Fellows Cohort I & II Gathering

Tuesday, November 19, 8:00 am-11:00 am


Invite Only for Philanthropy Forward Fellows. 

Truth & Healing Circle: The Blanket Exercise

Tuesday, November 19, 9:30 am-11:30 am

Over the past 30 years, Native Americans in Philanthropy has become a powerful and continuously growing network of Native and non-Native nonprofits, tribal communities, foundations and community leaders. Now more than ever is the time to expose the TRUTH about the challenges Native people face in the United States. We also believe it is the right time to highlight and accelerate efforts being made toward HEALING from the historical and intergenerational trauma we continue to endure. This exercise leads people through a powerful educational and transformative exercise first developed by KAIROS in Canada to educate during their Healing decade. It is a historical narrative experience that quickly and effectively informs the participants about the truths often not told in our country about Native peoples and why healing work is so critical. This event will encourage partners in the philanthropic, non-profit, activist, youth and communities to pledge to share The Blanket Exercise in their own spaces nationally in the next year to help create Cultural Shift and Narrative Change.

Free & Open For All Attendees

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