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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.

Community Perspectives

Featured Posts

Healing and Rejuvenation

Posted on August 29, 2016

For those of us who care about racial equity, this year has been alternately exhilarating and exhausting. In response, EPIP has been experimenting with a more intentional focus on coping, healing and rejuvenation.

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Conference Deadline, Event Announcement & Survey

Posted on August 29, 2016

This year, EPIP-MN has been taking time to restructure and revamp our chapter to better serve the philanthropic community in Minnesota. We will have more regular programs and events for you and your colleagues starting in September. In the meantime, here are some upcoming news and events:

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Opportunity - Learn How to Measure Your Impact: The Young Nonprofit & Philanthropic Leader Scholarship for EPIP Members

Posted on August 15, 2016

Evaluate for Change is partnering with EPIP to provide scholarships to their capacity-building 6-Week evaluation courses. Evaluate for Change has a special focus on emerging and young social sector professionals - knowing they are tomorrow's true change makers. The 6-week evaluation courses are hands-on and interactive bringing students together to learn what it takes to use data to improve programming and increase funding. Read more >

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Webinar Recap - EPIP Conference 2016 Preview - ELEVATE!

Posted on August 11, 2016

Originally aired August 10, 2016.

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