Philanthropology - Fall 2021

Join EPIP, the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, and EPIP DC Chapter for the debut of Philanthropology™, a 3-module social justice grounding in philanthropy. 

In order to use philanthropy to effect change, it is crucial that new practitioners in the sector understand its context, history, and challenges. Philanthropology™, first developed by EPIP in 2012 and revised for 2021, responds to this need with a curriculum that includes both academic and practitioner perspectives in an in-depth critical study of philanthropy and social justice created for and informed by the next generation of inclusive grantmakers. 

The Philanthropology™ curriculum includes 9 hours of synchronous virtual content and supplemental activities that cover the landscape and history of the sector, intersectionality, movement building, grantmaking with an equity lens, and strategies for self-advocacy and professional development.

The curriculum also offers 3 hours of asynchronous activities and ample readings to further your knowledge


Registration for the series includes all three modules, which will take place over Zoom: 
Module 1: Thursday October 21, 1-4 pm EST (Philanthropy History, Ecosystem, and Evolution)
Module 2: Thursday November 4, 1-4 pm EST (Racial Equity, Advocacy and Policy in Grantmaking) 
Module 3: Thursday, November 18, 1-4 pm EST (Self-Advocacy and Personal Leadership)

The series costs $300 for members of either EPIP or WRAG (you don't need to be a member of both). If that cost is prohibitive for you to attend, please email [email protected], as we will have a limited number of scholarships available dedicated for practitioners in the DC Metro Area. 

If you participated in the Philanthropology™ session of EPIP's R/evolution Conference, please email [email protected] to register your interest and receive your $50 discount code. 

Eligibility and Audience
Philanthropology™ is designed for early- to mid-career philanthropy practitioners who have less than 3 years in the field, or feel like they need a refresher through a social justice lens, though the program will benefit 

We are reserving 20 spots in this program for practitioners in the DC Metro Area. The rest are open to EPIP members across the country. 

You must be a member of either EPIP or Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers. Not sure about your membership? Email [email protected] or [email protected] 

Note: the Add To Calendar button below will only add the first module of this series. Please make sure you manually hold the times for the 2nd and 3rd modules. Dates are listed above.

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October 21, 2021 at 1:00pm - 4pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Elyse Gordon ·

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$300.00 Philanthropology - Fall 2021 Ticket
This is the registration for the curriculum which runs October 21, November 4, and November 18

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