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Welcoming GEO’s New President and CEO, Marcus Walton

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) announced today the appointment of Marcus F. Walton, a non-profit industry veteran, as its new President and CEO.

“I am energized by the opportunity to work alongside a diverse team of practitioners and grantmakers to help evolve the strong foundation established by those before me and to effectively represent and deliver the aspirations of GEO members and stakeholders well into the future,” stated Marcus F. Walton, Incoming President and CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

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GEO Requests Proposals for 2020 National Convention Sessions

We’re gearing up for our 2020 National Conference! Hosted in partnership with Philanthropy Massachusetts, our biennial national conference will take place in Boston from April 27-29, 2020 and we want to hear your ideas for the program

Deadline: July 19, 2019

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