Washington, DC Chapter

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy DC is a DC-based network created by and for young professionals in philanthropy who want to connect around their common interests . The group offers opportunities for peer networking, professional development and social interaction. EPIP-DC has planned a variety of networking, professional development and educational events in 2012, and will continue to do so in 2013. Recently, EPIP DC has organized Social Impact salons and Emerging Leader salons featuring leaders in the philanthropic community in the DC area. EPIP DC has also sponsored networking happy hours and lunches to provide a forum for professionals to connect to one another. EPIP DC consolidated the Steering Committee as a team in early 2012 and underwent their first strategic planning process, which mapped out their one- and two-year goals.

To get in touch with EPIP DC, email us at dc@epip.org.

Follow EPIP DC on Twitter @EPIPDC


EPIP DC Steering Committee
Lauren Hasey Maher, Intentional Philanthrophy (Chair)
Tony Bowen, The Democracy Fund (Vice-Chair)
Stephen Alexander, Exponent Philanthropy
Jenny Burke, Eugene and Agnes Meyer Foundation
Marlene Corrado, National Center for Family Philanthropy
Diana Church, Church World Service
Melody Fitzgerald, Eugene and Agnes Meyer Foundation
Storme Gray, Council on Foundations
Hannah Han, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
Pooja Kadakia Raval, Arabella Advisors
Kelly Trop, Campaign for Grade Level Reading, Annie E. Casey Foundation

  1. Past Event – Dataviz for Philanthropists: How to Communicate Better with Charts

    Thursday, January 30, 2014 11:45 am – 1 pm Note: We had a wonderful event, thank you everyone for attending. Ann was kind enough to post her presentation on her blog. Memos and metrics, emails and texts, newsletters and reports: Is your organization suffering from information overload? We consume 34 gigabytes, or 100,500 words, of information every day. Our brains...

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  2. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Philanthropy?

    Last month, The Wall Street Journal featured the Laura and John Arnold Foundation in Houston, Texas in an article entitled “The New Science of Giving”.   The piece highlighted an operational approach to philanthropy that may be unconventional, although its ideology is not: use data to guide giving.  John Arnold is a man of tremendous wealth (about $4 billion) and practically...

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  3. How to Be a Blessing: In Praise of the Growing Youth Philanthropy Movement

    THIS POST WAS WRITTEN BY DONYALE REAVIS, ESQ. (EPIP Philadelphia Steering Committee Member) “Charity begins at home” was one of my paternal grandmother’s favorite lines—my Ga-Ga had a heart of gold for every creature on two or four feet she ever met.  Two generations removed from the days her Cherokee ancestors were chased from their eons-old home in North Carolina...

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  4. Past Event – EPIP DC & YNPN DC Host Trista Harris, Co-Author of How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career

    Note: this event is now sold out. Thanks to everyone for registering! EPIP-DC and YNPNdc are excited to host Trista Harris for an exciting discussion about how to build your professional development pathway and develop goals to achieve the career of your dreams!In this information-packed event, you will learn six ways to advance your career, including expert tips on how to:...

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  5. Past Event – DC Joint Affinity Group Holiday Party

    On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM please join colleagues in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector for a networking holiday reception.  Mix and mingle, join us for cocktails and nibbles at Cause DC PhilanthroPub!  The annual reception will be sponsored by the Joint Affinity Groups of Washington DC, a partnership of philanthropic affinity groups: Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) Black...

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