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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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
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.
OUR STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK
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
Lead for Equity
We will work as part of a broader movement to advance equity in and through philanthropy
The EPIP Blog
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.
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.
Posted on September 29, 2023
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is seeking thoughtful, inclusive, and talented leaders to join our Board of Directors.
Posted on August 24, 2023
It’s an exciting time here at EPIP! Amidst our first few months as an independent entity, we are thrilled to be building towards our first in-person conference since before the pandemic, which will take place in June 2024. Consider joining us as a volunteer on our 2024 conference committee!