Transform Your 2016 with EPIP!



In this issue:

  • EPIP HQ News & Events
  • Local Chapter News & Events
  • Sector News & Resources
  • Job Board Highlights
  • Thank you EPIP Supporters!

EPIP HQ News & Events

Announcing EPIP's New Board Officers for 2016
Tamir Novotny, Executive Director, EPIP
It is our privilege to announce EPIP’s new board officers for 2016. Read more >

Webinar Recap - Managing Up
EPIP National
Monisha Kapila of ProInspire joined Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy for a webinar that focused on how to manage up and develop a strong relationship with your boss. Read more >

See other webinar recaps here.

Spotlight on EPIP's New Board Members: Janet Sandoval
EPIP National
During EPIP’s ongoing transition, we strive to keep our members and our chapters in the loop with each other. Our Board Member Series seeks to familiarize our networks with our Board of Advisors on a more personable and pleasurable level. Read more >

#TBT EPIP in NOLA - the 2015 EPIP National Conference
EPIP National
Every plenary and performance was captured on video at the 2015 EPIP National Conference in New Orleans. Check out our YouTube playlist and revisit your favorite moments, such as Cry You One, Kelly Harris, Building a Movement Mindset, and our signature Emerging Leaders Salon

DID YOU KNOW that as EPIP Members you have access to members-only resources, such as affordable coaching rates with EPIP's roster of steller coaches

Upcoming EPIP HQ Events 

Special Edition Webinar: 2016 Goal Setting for Visionaries

Wednesday, January 27th at 3:00pm ET

EPIP Members: Free [RSVP here
Nonmembers: $10 [Purchase tickets here]

It's a new year, and prime planning time for the year ahead. But setting goals can be intimidating, especially when we tend to dream big, or we've failed before. Read more >

Wednesday Webinars - Winter Calendar 

Save the Dates!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 03:00 PM ET
Webinar: Improve Your Negotiation Skills with Ask For It 
Members: Free [RSVP here]
Nonmembers: $10 [Purchase tickets here]

The co-founder of Ask For It will introduce participants to key theories in negotiation and highlight some common negotiation misperceptions and obstacles. Read more >

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 03:00 PM ET
Webinar: Transformational Philanthropy Through Giving Circles 
Members: Free [RSVP here]
Nonmembers: $10 [Purchase tickets here]

Giving Circles were created to override the traditional power dynamics of philanthropy and put giving in new hands. They continue to be a powerful model for making change in transformational ways. Read more >

EPIP Chapter News & Events

New Steering Committee members have joined EPIP Chicago, EPIP DC, EPIP NY, and EPIP Seattle this year. We welcome these new chapter leaders to the EPIP community and thank all outgoing chapter leaders for their service.  

EPIP San Diego

Event: Forging Strategic Partnerships with Camey Christenson, MSW. Join us for a working program with our host, Camey Christenson, Director of Business and Partnership Development at 2-1-1 San Diego/Imperial. A social worker and professional in the nonprofit sector for 22 years, Camey is a strong believer in collaboration. Camey will guide us through specific tools for initiating and navigating collaboration, in pursuit of strategic partnerships. January 28, 2016 at 6:30PM PT. Details below.


Local EPIP Chapter Events

EPIP San Diego | Jan 28th at 6:30PM: Forging Strategic Partnerships with Camey Christenson, MSW [members / nonmembers]

EPIP Bay Area | Feb 2nd at 5:30PM: 2016 Bay Area Kickoff [members & nonmembers]


Sector News & Resources

Congratulations to the many EPIP members and partners who were acknowledged recently by Forbes and the Chronicle of Philanthropy!

Maggie Dunne
, EPIP Member and Founder of Lakota's Children Enrichment, was featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 2016 reporting. Trista Harris, President of the Minnesota Council on Foundations and former Chair of EPIP's Advisory board, was featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy's 40 Under 40 story. The Chronicle also honored EPIP's friends and partners: Monisha Kapila of ProInspire, Trish Tchume formerly of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), and Cristina Jimenez of United We Dream. 

Other News:

Ford Foundation | Video Series: #InequalityIs - A conversation about inequality in all its forms

Foundation Review | Opportunity: Call for Papers and Grant Requests, Themed Issue on Exiting with Impact [Deadline: 2/29/16]

Independent Sector | Nominations sought: American Express NGen Leadership Award [Deadline: 2/15/16]

MacArthur Foundation | News: Celebrating 35 Years of MacArthur Fellows

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation | Blog: Housing Georgia: Energized to Fight for Affordable Homes

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy | Nominations sought: 2016 NCRP Impact Awards [Deadline: 1/22/16]

Nonprofit Quarterly | News: NPQ & YNPN Series on Diversity, Inclusion and Justice

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network | News: Announcing YNPN's New Leaders for 2016


Job Board Highlights

East Coast

Member Development SpecialistGrantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), Washington, DC
Executive Assistant to the President, Surdna Foundation, New York, NY


Native Nations Activities ManagerBush Foundation, St. Paul, MN
Learning and Evaluation Manager, Bush Foundation, St. Paul, MN

West Coast

Marketing and Communications Strategist, Women Donors Network (WDN), San Francisco, CA
Director, Evaluation and Organizational LearningThe California Wellness Foundation, Woodland Hills, CA


Looking for more job opportunities?

Check out EPIP's Job Board!


Thank you to our Funders!

Newman's Own Foundation, Westport, CT
Using the power of giving to help transform lives and nourish the common good.

Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
, Manhasset, NY
supports organizations that put Unitarian Universalist principles into practice.  

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