Events - Exponent Philanthropy

Upcoming Programs

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2024 Annual Conference

This event is designed for and by lean funders—those who give with few or no staff. Here, you can let your guard down and talk about the problems affecting the causes and communities you care about most with those who can relate. At the conference, you’ll find sessions that share the how-tos of catalytic and equity-centered practices as well as... Read More

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Equity in Practice: A Conversation with the Grunin Foundation

Join us to learn how one foundation is putting equity ideals into concrete practices. Whether you’ve been a part of an allyship training or have been having conversations with your board and/or staff about equitable practices in your work, listen in as two staff and a board member of the Grunin Foundation talk about what... Read More

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10 Things You Can Do Today to Increase Your Cybersecurity

Complimentary for Exponent Philanthropy members / $60 non-members  Many lean funders hold a considerable amount of sensitive data related to their grantees, making them a potential target for various cyber threats. Without adequate cybersecurity safeguards in place, funders risk disruption to their services, significant financial impact to their work, and a lack of trust from... Read More

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Foundation Advocacy Intensive: Develop Your Policy Acumen

Are you ready to join other funders in using your foundation’s freedom to support advocacy? Do your grantees believe influencing policy can lead to major positive changes, advance equity, or solve environmental issues? Are you unsure about your role or how to start in advocacy?  This workshop will teach you how to begin and guide you... Read More

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990-PF Pre-Conference Tax Seminar

Designed for anyone who prepares or signs a Form 990-PF, Exponent Philanthropy’s signature seminar will give you a thorough understanding of the 990-PF, the 5% payout requirement, and expenditure responsibility. Taught by top accountants, the seminar examines the form line-by-line and helps you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep your trustees out... Read More

Exponent Event

2024 Annual Conference

This event is designed for and by lean funders—those who give with few or no staff. Here, you can let your guard down and talk about the problems affecting the causes and communities you care about most with those who can relate. At the conference, you’ll find sessions that share the how-tos of catalytic and equity-centered practices as well as... Read More

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Next Gen Fellows Program

The information below is for the 2024 Next Gen Fellows Program. Keep an eye out for the forthcoming details on the 2025 Next Gen Fellows Program. The Next Gen Fellows Program is a 7-month, virtual leadership development program for dynamic leaders roughly 18–35 years old who are involved in all types of foundations as current... Read More