Boston Chapter

EPIP Boston provides professional development and networking opportunities to philanthropic practitioners working in the Boston metropolitan area. Our members are interested in contributing to a multigenerational and effective philanthropic landscape that has social impact.

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EPIP Boston Chapter News

Guest Blogger: Derrick Shallcross of EPIP Boston

Posted on July 06, 2016

Blogpost by Derrick Shallcross, Steering Committee member for EPIP Boston


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Boston EPIPhany Groups

Posted on August 18, 2014

EPIPhany Groups give members the opportunity to connect with one another via email and/or in-person across common professional interest areas. Members self indicate their interest and you will be matched with other participants who have a similar interest area. Groups may choose to meet in-person, or simply communicate via email with questions or suggested readings to help advance their work...

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EPIP Boston as a Community of Practice

Posted on June 24, 2014

by Caitlin Fisher, co-chair of EPIP Boston I’ve spent the past few years learning about network theory and communities of practice in my role as deputy director of the Prime Movers fellowshipprogram at Hunt Alternatives. For those unfamiliar with this concept, a community of practice by definition it is a group of people informally bound together by shared expertise and passion for a joint enterprise — and it promises to radically galvanize knowledge sharing, learning, and change...

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People of Color Network Gathering, this year in Boston in November!

Posted on October 04, 2013

This year's People of Color Network (PCN) Gathering will take place on November 5th and 6th in Boston. This is the 7th gathering of our members of color. PCN gatherings provide participants with opportunities to explore identity, race, and social impact. The content of PCN gathering itself is three-fold: 1) personal connections to social justice work; 2) understanding structural racism; and 3) bringing this work back home. Participant responses are resoundingly positive; we hope you'll come find out for yourself.

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EPIP Boston is Recruiting

Posted on July 28, 2013
EPIP Boston is recruiting for our chapter Steering Committee and Ambassadors program! We are looking for diverse, committed colleagues who can help further the mission of EPIP Boston. We welcome those who will bring in new ideas and excitement to our thriving chapter. Steering Committee The EPIP Boston Steering Committee is responsible for all aspects of the Chapter’s operations and requires significant time and effort to contribute to both strategic planning and execution of chapter programming, as well as some involvement with the national network.
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Become an EPIP Boston Ambassador or Join an EPIPhany Group

Posted on April 08, 2013

EPIP Boston is thrilled to offer our community two new programs that provide opportunities for leadership within the chapter and deeper engagement with fellow members. The Ambassador program offers committed EPIP Boston members a greater level of involvement with driving chapter operations. Ambassadors work with Steering Committee officers who oversee our programming, membership, and communications functions to help EPIP fulfill its mission of providing professional development and networking opportunities to philanthropic practitioners working in the Boston metropolitan area...

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EPIP Boston February events

Posted on February 12, 2013

EPIP Boston is happy to offer our members two opportunities next week to learn how to make the most of your networks!

Join us first on Tuesday, February 19th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for the Art and Science of Networking. In this highly interactive session, Maya Townsend of Partnering Resources will draw on insights from researchers and practitioners in the social sciences and in business to learn about the networking practices of high performers.

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EPIP Boston New Grantmakers Breakfast October 16

Posted on October 04, 2012

Are you new to philanthropy or your organization? The EPIP Boston Chapter and Associated Grant Makers are pleased to invite you to join us for a New Grantmaker Breakfast! Connect with others new to the field, begin developing your network, discuss the challenges and opportunities of entering grantmaking, and walk away with the Top 10 Tips for New Grantmakers (as compiled by experienced professionals in the EPIP network)...

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EPIP Boston Recognizes Rusty Stahl

Posted on August 01, 2012

This month Rusty Stahl completes his 10-year term as Founder and Executive Director at EPIP. To commemorate his service to the organization and its national network of constituents, earlier this week EPIP launched a “Recognizing Rusty” drive to raise a modest $5,000 in his name for the future of the organization...

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EPIP Boston Breakfast Discussion of 2012 Millennial Report

Posted on July 16, 2012

Join EPIP Boston for an informal conversation over breakfast on the morning of Friday, July 20 from 8:30-10:00 am at the GMA Foundations (77 Summer Street, 9th Floor in Downtown Crossing in Boston). We will eat, network, and discuss the 2012 Millennial Impact Report, recently highlighted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, on how trends in giving impact philanthropy and how the landscape is changing over time.

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