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

EPIP's Future: Updates and Reflections from Our Executive Director

Posted on October 25, 2016

EPIP remains committed to promoting excellence in philanthropy and responsible stewardship of philanthropic resources. We can also do more to promote the success of our diverse members and advance equity in our field and the wider world. 

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2017 EPIP LA Mentorship Program is open for applications!

Posted on October 21, 2016

EPIP LA is thrilled to announce it is accepting applications for its fourth year of the Mentorship Program. Click here to learn more and apply!

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Webinar Recap - The Next Frontier in Impact Measurement Isn't Measurement At All

Posted on October 12, 2016

Originally aired on October 12, 2016.

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Two Percent for Racial Justice

Posted on October 12, 2016

In addition to including overhead costs in grant applications, ioby will now be adding a two percent line in these grants dedicated to enhancing the racial justice component of their work.

Cross-posted from ioby's blog.

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