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Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2014 Corporate Philanthropy Institute

Monday, October 6, 2014

Still looking for a reason to attend this year’s Corporate Philanthropy Institute? Well here are 10!

  1. Spend all day with your peers! The Corporate Philanthropy Institute is more than just an opportunity to learn, it’s an opportunity to connect and network with other corporate philanthropy  and CSR professionals.
  2. KQED’s Scott Shafer. You know the voice, now meet the man. The host of The California Report will be there in the flesh to share his perspective on corporate philanthropy.
  3. Learning is a continual process.  Learning never stops. The field is always evolving and the 2014 CPI is an opportunity to learn new ideas, fresh perspectives and challenge your own assumptions.
  4. Geography—learn the difference between Redwood Shores and Redwood City. Didn’t know there was a Redwood Shores. Well there is. Here’s your chance to impress friends with Bay Area geography trivia.
  5. Opportunity to hear from the C Suite. The closing plenary at the 2014 CPI is an executive panel that will be discussing the future of corporate philanthropy.
  6. CPI + Powered by EF = a two for one deal! This year Northern California Grantmakers is partnering with Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Registration for the 2014 CPI includes the 15th Annual Powered by EF event. Powered by EF brings together more than 200 leaders in the corporate citizenship community to celebrate successes of the past year.
  7. A rockstar roster of speakers. Have you seen the list of speakers we’ve confirmed. They rock!
  8. You deserve it. Think of the 2014 CPI as an investment in yourself. It’s a chance to learn, network and share ideas. You’ll return to your work invigorated and with a fresh outlook on how to approach philanthropy and CSR. We hope you’ll take a day to investigate new strategies and the latest ideas emerging in the field.
  9. Matthew Bishop. In addition to being the Globalisation Editor for The Economist is the author of Philanthrocapitalism, the new movement that brings together the business and social sectors to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Matthew will kick off the conference by provide insights on the role of companies in addressing social problems as well as the philanthrocapitalist--the ceo’s and corporate leaders who are transforming social investing.
  10. The Time Is Now. At the 2014 CPI we’ll dive deep into the future of CSR. We hope you’ll join us!

Learn more and register for the 2014 Corporate Philanthropy Institute.

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