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2017 New Grantmakers Institute Agenda

Day One | Thursday, September 14, 2017 

8:30 am: Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am: Welcome, Check-In, and Framing

Hosts: Kate Seely, Director, Leadership, Culture and Community, NCG

9:45 am: Session 1: The Past, Present, and Future of Philanthropy: How we got here and where we are going

          Faculty: Janet Camarena, Foundation Center, Kate Seely and Phuong Quach, Northern California Grantmakers

10:45 am: Break

11:45 am: How to make the most of NCG

Faculty: Phuong Quach, Northern California Grantmakers

12:00 noon: Lunch

1:00 pm: Session 2: So You’re a New Grantmaker, Now What?!?

Faculty: Jamie Allison, SH Cowell Foundation, and Angie Chen, Blue Sky Funders

3:00 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Session 2: So You’re a New Grantmaker, Now What?!?

Faculty: Jamie Allison, SH Cowell Foundation, and Angie Chen, Blue Sky Funders

4:30 pm: Close Day One

5:00 pm: Happy Hour, co-hosted by Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

 

Day Two | Friday, September 15, 2017 

8:30am: Breakfast

9:00 am: Session 3:  Evaluative Thinking: The Space Between Strategy and Evaluation

Faculty: Jara Dean Coffey, Luminare Group

10:45 am: Session 4: Natural Allies: Philanthropy and Legal Advocacy

Faculty: Julia Wilson, OneJustice

12:15 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm: Session 5: Assessing Nonprofit Financial Sustainability

Faculty: David Greco, Social Sector Partners

2:45 pm: Break

3:00 pm: Meet the Grantee Panel

Jennifer Berger, Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco

Mia Birdsong, Family Story Project

Rob Jackson, Executive Director, Beats Rhymes and Life

Moderator: Ellen LaPointe, Northern California Grantmakers

4:00 pm: Integrating the Whole

5:00 pm: Close