Fundamental Challenges. Transformative Philanthropy. New Leaders.


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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

A Recap of EPIP Chicago’s “What is the role of philanthropy in social change?”

Posted on July 14, 2017

Written by EPIP Chicago Steering Committee Members, 

Claire Kaufman

Cristina Guerrero

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Guest Post: Civic Engagement is a House—and there’s room for you even if you come through the window

Posted on July 14, 2017

Civic Engagement is a House—and there’s room for you even if you come through the window

Adiel is Communications & Marketing Director of PACE and leads the organization’s internal and external communication efforts to further the critical dialogue moving our field forward. 

This post was published on PACE's Medium publication, Civic Engagement & Democracy:

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Webinar Recap - Investment 101 and Transformative Finance

Posted on May 12, 2017

Originally aired on May 10, 2017

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Member Voices-Descending from 100,000 Feet

Posted on May 01, 2017

 Hayden Couvillion, EPIP Boston Steering Committee member and Analyst at CEP

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