Accessing Member Benefits

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EPIP dues-paying members enjoy the following benefits:

EPIP Webinars

Benefit: Free access to EPIP Wednesday Webinars

New York University Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education

Benefit: 15% discount off all grantmaking courses. Courses prices vary. Details: The NYU Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education is a division of the NYU George Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. The Academy program is targeted to both individual philanthropists and foundation professionals. The curriculum is based on “core competencies of grantmaking”, sequential learning, and was developed in collaboration with the Council on Foundations, the Association of Small Foundations, Regional Associations of Grantmakers, the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and numerous private foundations, and many others in the field. Programs include a Certificate in Grantmaking, Mini intensives for new grantmakers, and Advanced Intensives for more experienced funders. (More info available in the NYU brochure.) When: Courses are offered each semester (Fall, Spring). Additionally NYU offers weeklong intensive courses every January. Where: New York, NY UPDATE: January 2015 program now available. Please see further details here.

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

Benefit: $25 off individual membership (a 50% discount) Details: NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness. NCRP member benefits include: Responsive Philanthropy - NCRP’s quarterly newsletter; NCRP Roundup - NCRP’s e-newsletter; Email news releases that keep you abreast of important issues in philanthropy; And most importantly, a voice!

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Benefit: $22 or $15 savings on print and/digital access subscriptions. Details: Special subscription rates:
  • PRINT with free web access  18 issues at $49.75 (Instead of $72.00)
  • DIGITAL with free web access 18 issues at $37.65 (Instead of $52.50)

The Foundation Review

Benefit: 20% off all subscriptions Details: The first peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy, The Foundation Review is written by and for foundation staff and board, and those who work with them implementing programs. It provides rigorous research and writing, presented in an accessible style. Its mission: To share evaluation results, tools, and knowledge about the philanthropic sector in order to improve the practice of grantmaking, yielding greater impact and innovation.

GOOD

Benefit: 25% off all subscriptions Details: We're excited to share our partnership with GOOD Magazine, whose quarterly print publication covers social enterprise, design and philanthropy.  Subscriptions are normally $25/year, but EPIP members get 25% off.

NTEN

Benefit: Free introductory membership or 10% discount on renewing membership AND member discounts on select webinars Details: EPIP is proud to announce its partnership with the Nonprofit Technology Network. NTEN is the membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes. NTEN helps you do your job better, so you can make the world a better place. NTEN is offering EPIP members a special free introductory membership or 10% discount on renewing membership with NTEN. Further details can be found here. Additionally, NTEN is offering EPIP members discounts on upcoming webinars (such as the 1/29/15 webinar with Alison Fine - Making People Matter More in a Social World). The discount code for select 2015 NTEN webinars is: WEB-EPIP2015 Read more about the EPIP-NTEN partnership here.

Philanthropology™

EPIP’s Philanthropology™ curriculum fills the need for advanced philanthropic education focused on power dynamics and social justice. The workshops help grantmakers understand the challenges they may face and develop the soft skills needed to thrive. The curriculum is comprised of several modules, including an introduction to philanthropy, the history of philanthropy, and best practices in philanthropy. The following resources are available to EPIP members: