Bay Area Chapter

EPIP Bay Area is committed to building the emerging philanthropy community in San Francisco, the East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay and North Bay. We host professional development and networking events in response to the needs of members and in collaboration with local nonprofits and affinity groups.

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2016 Chapter Survey

Our Chapter wants to hear from you to learn what your interests are and how we can best support you as emerging practitioners in philanthropy. We appreciate your feedback, so that we can offer programming that will be beneficial to you. This anonymous survey will take no more than 4 minutes to complete.

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Past Bay Area Events

2016 Kickoff Networking Social
Article Club: "The Art of Saying No as a Philanthropist"
Collaborative Philanthropy Series, Part 1: Social Impact Bonds & Pay for Success
Collaborative Philanthropy Series, Part 2: Giving Circles
Collaborative Philanthropy Series, Part 3: Collective Impact
EPIP National at the Neighborhood Funders Group Conference
Article Club: "The Need for Black Rage in Philanthropy"

Events in the Field

Post-Election Special: What did we learn? What's next? – Wed, Nov 30 – Northern California Grantmakers, San Francisco
A community conversation and panel discussion on election aftermath, including voter turnout and behavior among key voting blocks, moneyed interests, electoral reforms and other democratic trends in California

Corporate Philanthropy Institute – Thurs, Dec 1 – Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, Redwood City
Join thought leaders and peers in CSR and corporate philanthropy to explore how companies are being courageous through their work, learn where this dynamic field is headed, and gain the necessary skills for practitioners to thrive

Bay Area Philanthropy Holiday Party – Tues, Dec 13 – 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco
Annual year-end party with philanthropy affinity groups NCG, AAPIP, BABIP, HIP, NAP, BAJFN, NFG, GCIR, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Asset Funders Network

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