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Become A Member

Join a community of changemakers working to build a more just, equitable and sustainable world.

*Connect with practitioners like you locally and around the country*

*Gain skills to help you advance in your career*

*Advance change you believe in, at work and beyond* 



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Event Benefits

Discount to EPIP National Conference
Scholarship Eligibility for EPIP National Events
Complimentary/Discounted Attendance to EPIP Chapter Events

Leadership Development Benefits

Host EPIP Webinars
Post Blogs to EPIP Website
Facilitate Conference Workshops
Gain Access to Volunteer Opportunities

Collaborative Benefits

Access a National Network of Changemakers 
Get Involved in the Broader Field through our Partnerships


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Why Join Us?

We develop and deliver unique and valuable programming that builds the leadership skills and knowledge base of emerging foundation professionals. We provide formal and informal career coaching, professional development, and other boosters for your career. We connect you with other EPIP members working across the field of philanthropy and nonprofits. We dissolve the boundaries that can make it difficult to start careers in philanthropy and grow within them.



For over twenty years, EPIP has been a place for emerging leaders to learn, grow and advance. 

Today, the needs of our members and the times we live in call upon us to elevate our vision. 

Our strategic framework does just that.

Through this framework, we:

Professional and Leadership Development

Develop Whole Leaders

We deepen our work to develop our members not just as skilled professionals, but also as whole people and complete change agents.

Advocacy and Influence

Advocate and Innovate

We promote innovation and effective practices -- and when necessary speak hard truths -- to support the success of our members and other diverse changemakers

Collective Leadershipf

Lead for Equity

We will work as part of a broader movement to advance equity in and through philanthropy

The EPIP Blog

Featured Posts

A Look Ahead to EPIP 2024: Reconnect, Revive and Rise

Posted on April 18, 2024

As spring arrives, we’re getting excited to be even closer to welcoming our community to New Orleans for EPIP 2024: Reconnect, Revive and Rise! Registration is open, you’ve met our conference planning committee, and we’ve now released our full conference agenda.

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Rising Together: Meet the EPIP 2024 Planning Committee

Posted on February 29, 2024

Excitement is building for our 2024 conference happening in New Orleans! From June 3-5 we’ll be celebrating our first in-person conference since before the pandemic began, and our first conference as a new nonprofit. As we prepare emerging leaders to address the constant change in the philanthropic sector and the world, we can’t wait to reconnect, revive, and rise with our community.

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Member Spotlight: Shaquana Broadhead

Posted on December 14, 2023

I’m the Individual Giving Manager at Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit media and educational organization that helps children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Generations of families know Sesame Workshop as the makers of the pioneering children’s television show, Sesame Street.

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Join the EPIP Board of Directors

Posted on September 29, 2023

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is seeking thoughtful, inclusive, and talented leaders to join our Board of Directors.

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