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Trust-Based Philanthropy Learning and Action Lab Application | National Center for Family Philanthropy

Friday, January 7, 2022 (All day)
Virtual Learning and Action Lab
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Peer Learning for Family Philanthropy Leaders

The National Center for Family Philanthropy, The Philanthropy Workshop, and the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project are pleased to announce a six-part Learning and Action Lab for family foundations and individual donors interested in leveraging their philanthropy toward a more just and equitable nonprofit sector. At its core, trust-based philanthropy is about addressing power imbalances and shifting our culture and practices so that nonprofits have the time, space, and support they need in order to advance their work. This Learning and Action Lab is specifically designed for executives and trustees of family foundations who are ready to embrace and/or deepen their commitment to trust-based practices and operationalize a more equity-aware, trust-based culture within their organizations.

Trust-based philanthropy is a holistic approach that requires the alignment of your organization’s culture, values, leadership, and practices in service of a healthier and more equitable nonprofit ecosystem. As such, the curriculum for this cohort will include an exploration of trust-based culture, values, leadership, and governance; opportunities to cultivate power-consciousness and humility in leadership practices; case studies from organizations that have fully operationalized the six trust-based grantmaking practices; peer coaching and peer learning with others on the trust-based journey; and a chance to identify and implement action steps to bring about practical, positive, and timely changes within your family’s philanthropy.

The curriculum will be broken out into six virtual sessions from February through May.  Sessions will be 90 minutes to 2 hours long, including time for small cohort breakouts.

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