Philadelphia Chapter

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

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Main Contacts:
Chair: Iris Leon, University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair: Philip Fitzgerald, The Philadelphia Foundation
Programming Chair: Jennifer Gleason, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
Giving Circle Chair: Jenny Weissbourd, The Food Trust
Communications Chair: Sharon Rice, Generocity


  1. EPIP Boston is Recruiting

    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...

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  2. What’s Age Got to Do with It?

    By Iris Leon, member, EPIP Philly Steering Committee We’ve all had that moment. The moment when our age smacks us in the face. I work on a college campus and I regularly have the opportunity to get a window into the minds of undergraduates. I’ve become increasingly aware of one thing: they’re young. Young in an “oh, isn’t that cute...

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  3. EPIP Philly & Local Partners Explore Intergenerational Spaces

    Intentionally collaborating across boundaries is not just a nice, collegial thing to do: it is a necessity. Intergenerational cross-boundary collaboration in particular has been gaining attention nationally and locally.   Developing and connecting the next generations of nonprofit leaders while supporting senior leaders as they mentor, celebrate their legacies and discover their next steps are all essential. The idea for the...

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  4. EPIP Boston Recognizes Rusty Stahl

    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. Rusty has been a visionary and vocal leader for people entering the...

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  5. EPIP Boston Breakfast Discussion of 2012 Millennial Report

    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...

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Philadelphia Chapter Events