October 2022 Newsletter


Apply to Become EPIP’s Programs Associate by Nov. 4!

EPIP is seeking a detail-oriented, collaborative, and people-oriented Programs Associate to play a key role in coordinating, implementing, and strengthening EPIP’s programming. This is a great opportunity for an individual interested in project management, virtual programming, and administrative support. This is a temporary, remote, full-time position. Click here to learn more and apply by Nov. 4!

EPIP featured in Fund the People Podcast!

Click here to check out this interview with Storme Gray, EPIP Executive Director and Rusty Stahl, Founder/President and CEO of Fund the People, about the critical need to invest in the diverse emerging workforce in philanthropy and how supporting these emerging leaders helps organized philanthropy be responsive to nonprofits and those who are on the front lines doing the work.

People of Color Network Fall Gathering - Nov. 2

Click here to join the People of Color Network on Nov. 2 at 12:00 p.m. PT to deepen relationships with peers, build power, and try out creative problem-solving strategies.

Fall 2022 White Affinity Community of Practice Cohort Kick Off - Nov. 8

Click here to learn about and join the next cohort of EPIP’s white affinity space. This cohort will be capped at 30 members and starts with a mandatory kick-off session on Nov. 8 at 10:00 a.m. P.T. followed by monthly gatherings on the second Tuesday of each month.

This space is designed to offer a rigorous and supportive environment for EPIP members who identify as white to deepen knowledge of antiracism and develop skills and strategies to advance racial equity and inclusive leadership practices in philanthropy.

PUBLIC EVENT on Donor Advised Funds - Nov. 15

Register here to join us as we team up with our EPIP Bay Area Chapter to host an interactive discussion on the world of donor-advised funds, also known as "DAFs!" Whether you are brand new to learning about DAFs, or have a strong grasp and want to tap into current debates from a racial equity lens, this event is for you! "

This event is free and open to all.

Chapter News & Events

EPIP LA & DC | Steering Committee Applications Open!

Steering Committee members lead innovative programming, networking, and professional development opportunities for philanthropic practitioners in their chapter's area. Learn more below about each chapter and what this leadership opportunity entails!

  • Click here to learn about the EPIP LA committee and apply by Nov. 4!
  • Click here to learn about the EPIP DC committee and apply by Nov. 7!

EPIP CO | Leadership Journeys

Sign up here to join EPIP CO Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. MT for an exploration of Leadership Journeys! Attendees will hear from Rep. Leslie Herod (Colorado State Representative, House District 8), Adrienne Mansanares (CEO, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains), and Danielle Shoots (Managing Partner and Managing Director, New Community Transformation Fund) as they discuss their journeys in philanthropy. Join to learn more about these local leaders and how their experiences as philanthropic professionals shaped their leadership roles in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors.

Keep an eye on our events page for opportunities to connect with your local and national philanthropic community!

The Latest in Philanthropy

Apply to The Funders Network 2023 Places Fellowship by Nov. 18

The Funders Network (TFN) is pleased to accept applications for the 2023 class of its leadership development program designed for professionals in philanthropy (or individuals working within an institution with grantmaking) who are dedicated to creating more equitable, diverse and inclusive neighborhoods and communities. Click here to learn more and apply!

Landscape of Women’s Funds and Foundations Report

The Women’s Funding Network just released part one of a new report focused on the Landscape of Women’s Funds and Foundations! Click here to access the findings and learn about the unique trends and shifts happening within the Women’s Funding Network!

The Blame Game: How Political Rhetoric Inflames Anti-Asian Scapegoating

Stop AAPI Hate released its first-ever report on political rhetoric and how it fuels anti-Asian scapegoating and brings harm to Asian American communities. Access the report here and learn about ways to get involved!

DACA In The Balance: Mobilizing to Protect Our Communities - Nov. 9

Click here to join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and leading voices in the immigrant justice movement for this special strategy session on Nov. 9 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. PST. Attendees will explore what can be done to support DACA holders during this uncertain time, addressing challenges such as the mental health impacts of the constant threats to the program, potential future workforce participation challenges, and the possible loss of other benefits such as driver's licenses and in-state tuition. Attendees will also explore the narrative, legislative, and deportation defense strategies being pursued by advocates. Participants should be prepared to strategize and plan together with other funders and field leaders in this “roll-up-your-sleeves” strategy session.

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Job Board

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