Community Perspectives

EPIP Boston Spotlight: Finding Philanthropy Through Service

EPIP Boston Steering Committee Member Molly Braden writes here about her experience as a graduate student at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis' (IUPUI) Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and her journey to becoming a Program Coordinator at Mott Philanthropic.

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Members on Issues: Doing Philanthropy Together

In education philanthropy, we share a collective sense of urgency to find the appropriate solutions to mitigate the achievement gap. Yet, we each concentrate our time on pursuing distinct but complementary missions. How many of us find ourselves wishing we could team up with other organizations to share collective learning and coordinate our efforts?

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New San Diego Giving Circle Awards Grant to Immigrant Rights Network

The EPIP-SD Giving Circle, formed in March 2018, is excited to announce its first grant to San Diego Rapid Response Network (SDRRN). Our Giving Circle was designed to bring together emerging social change leaders interested in personally supporting San Diego nonprofits that are working toward equity and social justice in the region. 

 

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Announcing EPIP Bay Area's Mentoring Program

In response to membership feedback, EPIP Bay Area is proud to launch the pilot of a new Mentorship Program to connect young, emerging professionals in philanthropy with experienced practitioners in order to expand networks, deepen learning opportunities, and strengthen professional development.

Inspired by EPIP National’s strategic framework and similar programs hosted by EPIP Boston, EPIP DC, and EPIP LA, the Bay Area chapter sees this as an opportunity to support our members in their internal and external advocacy and our shared commitment to equity and social justice in philanthropy.

The inaugural 2018-2019 cohort includes up to 10 emerging and mid-level leaders and up to 10 seasoned professionals who are paired for one-on-one Mentoring Partnerships.

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EPIP LA 2019 Mentorship Program

EPIP LA is thrilled to announce that it is accepting applications for its sixth year of the Mentorship Program. Through its Mentorship Program, EPIP LA aims to provide participants with the tools needed to develop and maintain meaningful connections with experienced leaders and their peers.

The EPIP LA Mentorship program connects emerging leaders in the philanthropic field with a seasoned leader to serve as a mentor and like-minded peers to support them on their journey.

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Webinar Recap - "Dissonance & Disconnects" Briefing

Webinar Recap - "Dissonance & Disconnects" Report Briefing

Originally aired on September 27, 2018

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EPIP LA is Recruiting!

The EPIP LA Chapter is now recruiting Steering Committee members. Please read more here about responsibilities, opportunities and details on how to apply.

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Apply to join EPIP DC's Chapter Leader Steering Committee!

Applications to join the Washington DC EPIP Chapter Steering Committee are open until October 20, 2018. Please apply here! 

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Let's Stop Talking About Leadership

This piece, written by Tory Martin of the Johnson Center, reflects on the 2018 EPIP National Conference. We are pleased to have the opportunity to share it with the EPIP community here. For more from the Johnson Center, listen to Let's Not Get Coffee, the most recent episode of their Field Notes in Philanthropy podcast, which was recorded live at the EPIP conference.

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EPIP DC Mentorship Program 2018-2019 FAQs

Drawing from our info session and the inquiries we’ve fielded by phone and email, EPIP DC has compiled the following list of frequently asked questions for applicants. Don’t see an answer to your question here or in the program overview? Email dc@epip.org for assistance!

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