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While we hope that our readers will continue checking out this blog, we wanted to share with you all another vital resource for keeping up with the chapter’s activities and other field-related news: our Twitter account (@epipny)! If you’re on Twitter, please follow us to learn about upcoming events, meet-ups, and to share your own thoughts with us. We would love to hear from you! So follow us at twitter.com/epipny! Read more
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Upcoming Event: At the Crossroads Tour and Volunteer Opportunity

EPIP Bay Area is volunteering at At the Crossroads! Wednesday, February 22 4:00pm – 7:00pm At the Crossroads 33 Valencia St, Ste 320, SF, CA 94103 RSVP via Eventbrite Space is limited. Read more
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2012 EPIP National Conference & February 1 Early Bird Registration Deadline

At this point, we hope our members and readers are gearing up for the 2012 EPIP National Conference in Los Angeles. The conference promises to be 3 days of learning, networking, and fun with peers in philanthropy and other leaders in the field. So, register before February 1 in time for the early bird registration deadline through the conference website. Read more
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EPIP Seattle & TFN Funders Mixer & Dinner

In conjunction with the TFN conference coming to Seattle, WA on March 26-28, EPIP Seattle is planning a special funders mixer and dinner for all interested EPIP Seattle members. This will be a chance to mix and mingle not just with your fellow EPIPers, but with TFN conference attendees (i.e. a variety of funders from across the country visiting our beautiful Emerald City)! Read more
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$500 EPIP National Conference Scholarships

The EPIP National Conference is taking place in sunny Los Angeles, CA on April 26-28, 2012. Are you eager to attend the 2012 EPIP National Conference but having difficulty covering your costs? Is your employer able to contribute towards your participation but not 100%? Read more
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Take Me to TFN Conference Scholarship Contest

EPIP Seattle is officially opening the “Take Me to TFN!” Conference Scholarship Contest. One very fortunate EPIP Seattle member will win a full scholarship to attend TFN’s Annual Conference, which is coming to Seattle March 26-28, 2012, and will be featured on EPIP Seattle’s blog and TFN’s national website. Read more
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EPIP is now accepting applications for the 2012 Professional Development Fund

EPIP members of color are eligible to receive up to $1,000 to attend any 2012 philanthropy conference or gathering. There are 2 application deadlines: Round 1: To attend a conference in January – June 2012 Deadline to Apply: Friday, January 13, 2012 (submit by 5pm ET) Round 1 is closed Round 2: To attend a conference in July – December 2012 Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 30, 2012 (submit by 5pm ET)   Learn more about the Professional Development Fund program. Read more
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Upcoming Event: New Year Celebration and 2012 Kick-Off

JOIN US for EPIP Bay Area Chapter’s NEW YEAR CELEBRATION AND 2012 KICK-OFF Thursday, January 19th 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Jillian’s Billiards @ the Metreon 101 Fourth Street, Suite 1070 (2 blocks from Powell St BART) * Please note, because of Metreon construction, enter at Fourth St entrance. Upon arrival, ask hostess to  direct you to the “Private Billiard Room.” Start the new year by meeting other young and emerging Bay Area foundation professionals. Come and get a preview of local EPIP programming for 2012 and find out how to get involved. The first drink is on us and light appetizers will be served!  Please RSVP by emailing bayarea@epip.org Read more
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Great Opportunity for Next-Gen Leaders to Attend Foundations on the Hill!

Foundations on the Hill is right around the corner and event organizers want YOU to attend! FOTH, the Council on Foundations’ and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers’ annual legislative and public policy event, allows foundation representatives to get to know their elected officials and share the perspectives of those in philanthropy. A two-day event, FOTH includes advocacy training, meetings with representatives, and a special breakfast with remarks by members of Congress. FOTH 2012 is March 21-22 in Washington, D.C., and the Council on Foundations and the Forum are offering very generous stipends to potential attendees to cover all or most of the costs of attending. And preference will be given to next-generation leaders…! For more info, check out their guidelines. Apply soon – the deadline is Friday, December 16! Read more
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The NYC Venture Philanthropy Fund Annual Introductory Membership Kickoff

On Wednesday, November 30th NYCVPF will host its annual membership kickoff event. NYC Venture Philanthropy Fund (VPF) is a giving circle of individuals who invest in social entrepreneurs focused on tackling persistent social and economic problems in New York City...

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