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We’re the only organization that does what we do. We exist to serve and empower emerging leaders: the people who are building their roles in philanthropy today, and will one day be running philanthropies and nonprofits.

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Event Benefits

$200+ Discount to EPIP National Conference
Scholarship Eligibility for EPIP National Events
Complimentary/Discounted Attendance to EPIP Chapter Events
Complimentary Attendance to EPIP Wednesday Webinars

Leadership Development Benefits

Host EPIP Webinars
Post Blogs to EPIP Website
Facilitate Conference Workshops
Receive Discounted Rates for Career Coaching
Gain Access to Volunteer Opportunities

Collaborative Benefits

Access a National Network of Change Makers
Get Involved in the Broader Field through our Partnerships
Exclusive Access to EPIP Online Community “MEMBER CONNECT”


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Why Join Us?

We develop and deliver unique and valuable programming that builds the leadership skills and knowledge base of emerging foundation professionals. We provide formal and informal career coaching, professional development, and other boosters for your career. We connect you with other EPIP members working across the field of philanthropy and nonprofits. We dissolve the boundaries that can make it difficult to start careers in philanthropy and grow within them.


EPIP | Change Makers for Good

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is a national network of foundation professionals and other change makers who strive for excellence in the practice of philanthropy.

We are an inclusive group of highly skilled & effective change makers committed to working together to build a just, equitable, & sustainable society.

We provide a platform for our community

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Talk with others on a more meaningful level and make a difference in their lives.

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Practice leadership skills that will help to motive others to make an impact in the world.

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Put your skills to work by presenting and speaking to your peers, colleagues and community.

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Guest Blogger: Derrick Shallcross

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Blogpost by Derrick Shallcross, Steering Committee member for EPIP Boston


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Webinar Recap - Level Up! Learn the management skills that will help you thrive in your career when passion is not enough

Posted on June 22, 2016

Originally aired June 22, 2016.

Webinar Recap - Level Up! Learn the management skills that will help you thrive in your career when passion is not enough

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Apply to Join the EPIP New York Steering Committee

Posted on June 20, 2016

Interested in taking a leadership role in EPIP as a New York Chapter Steering Committee member? Learn more about what the chapter is seeking, who they are and how to apply here.

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Three Ways Evaluation Dashboards Can Help Amplify Your Impact - Guest Post from Arabella Advisors

Posted on June 20, 2016

Creating effective evaluation dashboards can increase learning, enhance communication, and improve decision making.

A blog post by Julie Slay and Marissa Guerrero from Arabella Advisors

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