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Top 10 Reasons to Attend NCG's Corporate Philanthropy Institute

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
On the fence about the Corporate Philanthropy Institute? Here are 10 reasons to jump!
  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. Marina Gorbis…she knows the future.
  3. Learning is a continual process.  Learning never stops. The field is ever-changing and the 2015 CPI is an opportunity to learn new ideas, fresh perspectives and challenge your own assumptions.
  4. Geographylearn what’s beyond the ballpark. This year's CPI is hosted at the new Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF. An exciting new meeting and event destination, it is centered in the new 43-acre life sciences campus for teaching and research. 
  5. Rick Ridgeway’s take on CSR & Philanthropy’s common ground. Rick's an author, film director, and honoree of National Geographic’s Lifetime Achievement in Adventure Award as the first American to ascent K2. As VP of Public Engagement at Patagonia and Cofounder of the Sustainable Apparel Coalitionhe has some fresh ideas for corporate philanthropy.
  6. Bragging rights. You'll be able to say you attended the only corporate philanthropy specific gathering in the region. 
  7. Modeling collaboration and partnership. For the second year in a row Northern California Grantmakers is partnering with Silicon Valley Community Foundation bringing together a broad range of corporate grantmakers.
  8. A rockstar roster of speakers. Have you seen the list of 25 speakers we’ve brought to the table? 
  9. You deserve it. Think of the 2015 CPI as an investment in yourself. It’s a chance to learn, network and refresh your approach to philanthropy and CSR. We hope you’ll take a day to investigate new strategies and the latest ideas emerging in the field.
  10. Authenticity is the key to corporate philanthropy in the new millennium. At the 2015 CPI we’ll dive deep into the future of CSR. 

Let us know if you'll be there!