Los Angeles Chapter

EPIP Los Angeles is a network of early- to mid-career professionals committed to a more equitable and inclusive philanthropic sector.

We provide peer support, mentoring, leadership and advocacy training, and networking opportunities for philanthropic professionals in the Los Angeles area. We partner with regional grantmaking associations, affinity groups and others to complement and contribute to networks that exist throughout the community.

To get in touch with EPIP LA, email us at losangeles@epip.org

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EPIP LA’s 2018 Mentorship Program Participants and Reflection on 2017

Posted on June 04, 2018

Now in its fifth year of programming, EPIP LA’s Mentorship Program has continued to connect early to mid-career philanthropic professionals with executives in the field to serve as a mentor and with peers to support them on their journey. This unique program provides a structured cohort opportunity for mentees to work with a seasoned professional to deepen their learning of philanthropy, build efficacy in their current positions and thought-partner in building long-term career plans, which remains in great need within the philanthropic sector. This year’s applications were very competitive, resulting in the selection of the following three cohorts...

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The EPIP LA Mentorship Program

Posted on November 07, 2017

EPIP LA is thrilled to announce that it is accepting applications for its fifth year of the Mentorship Program. Through its Mentorship Program, EPIP LA aims to provide participants with the tools needed to develop and maintain meaningful connections with experienced leaders and their peers.

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EPIP LA is Recruiting!

Posted on October 31, 2017

The EPIP LA Chapter is now recruiting Steering Committee members. Please read more here about responsibilities, opportunities and details on how to apply.

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EPIP LA | Investing in Yourself

Posted on January 30, 2017

"We often think of investing in terms of dollars and cents and though financial investments are important, investing in ourselves goes beyond monetary measures. As we progress through the various stages of our careers, there are always opportunities for improvement, but these can only be realized if we commit to seeing them through." Read more and to download the framework and tools by EPIP LA >>>

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EPIP LA | Mentor Program Reflections

Posted on December 19, 2016

While Talitha James didn’t have any set expectations when she applied for the EPIP Mentoring program in Los Angeles, she had already heard enthusiastic recommendations about it.

“…[I] knew that whoever I was matched with could add value to my professional career path,” Talitha shared. 

And for our cohort of 2016, the feeling was mutual. 

None of us were entirely sure what to expect. We all hoped we might spark a connection, build a relationship, and glean a nugget or two professional insight. [...]

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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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LA Chapter Steering Committee Applications

Posted on September 21, 2016

EPIP LA is recruiting new Chapter Leaders! Learn more about the opportunity and how to apply here. 

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2016 EPIP LA Mentorship Program

Posted on December 04, 2015

Through its Mentorship Program, EPIP LA aims to provide participants with the tools needed to seek out and develop meaningful connections with experienced leaders and their peers.

Last year, EPIP LA successfully completed the second year of its mentorship program. We’re excited to announce two cohorts for the program’s third year.

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Candid Conversation with our Peers in Development, thanks to EPIP LA

Posted on September 10, 2015

Philanthropy and Development professionals speak all the time, but how often do they get a chance to share honest feedback in a friendly way? EPIP LA made it happen and learned from their colleagues in Development at the most recent EPIPhany Hour event. Carrie Harlow, EPIP LA Chapter Leader and Program Officer, The Ahmanson Foundation, shares lessons learned here.


EPIP LA’s held its August EPIPhany Hour in the courtyard of The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, where we brought together 15 EPIP members to share pizza and candid conversation with peers in nonprofit development. ...

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