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EPIP San Diego's September Happy Hour

Come down to EPIP San Diego’s September Happy Hour: Thursday, September 6, 5:30pm-8:00pm NIBBLES and SIPS at D Bar 3930 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92103 We will discuss The New Generation of Community Foundations. (Find it here: http://coady.stfx.ca/tinroom/assets/file/HodgsonKnightMathieNGCF.pdf) Take a look and join the conversation! Read more
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EPIP Boston Recognizes Rusty Stahl

This month Rusty Stahl completes his 10-year term as Founder and Executive Director at EPIP. To commemorate his service to the organization and its national network of constituents, earlier this week EPIP launched a “Recognizing Rusty” drive to raise a modest $5,000 in his name for the future of the organization...

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Recognize the work of Rusty Stahl—and support EPIP’s $5,000 goal

Rusty Stahl, our founder and first Executive Director, established EPIP in 2002. As part of a planned transition, Rusty has stepped down as Executive Director, working with EPIP’s board to identify and bring on Rahsaan Harris, EPIP’s new ED. How can you recognize Rusty’s decade of service? By helping us reach our goal of raising $5,000 by Thurs., Aug. 9. Read more
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EPIP-NY is Recruiting!

If you’ve been following the latest EPIP news, you will know that EPIP has just appointed a new Executive Director, Rahsaan Harris. And if you’re reading this post on epip.org, you will notice our new, snazzy website design. Clearly, there are a lot of great things going on at EPIP and we want you to be part of it! 

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EPIP San Diego Friends and Family Picnic

Meet the EPIP San Diego community at our Friends and Family Picnic! WHEN: Saturday, August 11, 2pm-5pm WHERE: Liberty Station Park, Corner of Roosevelt Road and Cushing Road RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3954221182 WHAT: A chance for the emerging philanthropic community in San Diego to meet, eat and treat ourselves to a day in the park! WHO: The picnic is open and free to current EPIP members and those who qualify for EPIP membership*, and friends and family of both! The park has a playground for kids, too. Read more
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Become a 2013 PLACES Fellow, Application Deadline 8/17

PLACES (Professionals Learning About Community, Equity & Smart Growth), is a year-long fellowship program that offers tools, knowledge, coaching, and best practices to build leadership skills and enhance funder grantmaking decisions in ways that are responsive to the needs and assets of low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. PLACES builds the skills and knowledge of a diverse cohort of professionals in philanthropy, allowing them to grow as leaders and better understand issues of equity and inclusiveness as it relates to growth and development issues and to translate what they have learned into their grantmaking practices. Read more
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Nominations being accepted for the 2013 EPIP Conference Committee

In preparation for the 2013 EPIP National Conference, EPIP National is soliciting nominations from members to serve on the 2013 Conference Committee. Members can nominate either themselves or an eligible peer/colleague. The role of the Conference Committee is to manage outreach, sustainability efforts, and the Open Call for Sessions which will solicit workshop proposals from practitioners in the field. Subcommittees will be devised to project manage. Committee members will be expected to participate in 3-4 full committee calls between September 2012 – April 2012, and likely 1-2 subcommittee calls. Read more
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Announcing our new Executive Director

Rahsaan K. Harris has been selected as the Executive Director of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. “Rahsaan’s experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector will serve the organization well as we harness the potential of emerging professionals to create social change,” said Trista Harris (no relation), EPIP Board of Advisors Chair and Executive Director of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice. “His laser-like focus on strengthening the value proposition of EPIP, and amplifying the voices of our members, will take our work to the next level.” Read more.

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EPIP Boston Breakfast Discussion of 2012 Millennial Report

Join EPIP Boston for an informal conversation over breakfast on the morning of Friday, July 20 from 8:30-10:00 am at the GMA Foundations (77 Summer Street, 9th Floor in Downtown Crossing in Boston). We will eat, network, and discuss the 2012 Millennial Impact Report, recently highlighted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, on how trends in giving impact philanthropy and how the landscape is changing over time.

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Job Opening: Program Assistant, Living Cities

Living Cities has announced an opening for a Program Assistant position at its New York office. For more information, check out the job description. Read more
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