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November 17, 2020Online

An Equity Conversation with GEO & Council on Michigan Foundations

Join Marcus Walton, president and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), and Kyle Caldwell, president and CEO of Council on Michigan Foundations (CMF) as to share their reflections and their vision for the future of philanthropy both nationally and in Michigan.
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  • December 3, 2020Online

    Member Call: A Post Election Conversation Between GEO and Demos

    Sabeel Rahman, President of Demos, will highlight how democracy, economic power, grassroots movement building and racial equity are all interrelated and how each of these goals must be incorporated into any vision for civic engagement, social change, or philanthropic initiatives.
    Member Calls Members Only
  • December 7– 9, 2020Online

    Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

    Equity in the Center (EiC) will host monthly open enrollment working sessions on its "Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture" research.
    Remote Learning and Webinars
  • December 8, 2020Online

    Partner Webinar: Leadership in Turbulent Times

    In this virtual roundtable, co-hosted by Keecha Harris and Associates (KHA) and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), panelists will discuss strategies grantmakers should continue to pursue in response to the dual pandemic of COVID-19 and racism in America and emerging approaches that are needed at this critical juncture.
    Remote Learning and Webinars
  • December 9, 2020Online

    Participation and Power in Philanthropy

    Exploring the challenges philanthropy faces around inclusiveness, ownership, and the agency of those it seeks to impact
    Remote Learning and Webinars
  • December 15, 2020Online

    Member Call | Just Listening: Advancing Equity Through Feedback

    Join us for this highly interactive member call to learn how GEO and Fund for Shared Insight, a national funder collaborative, think about the connections between equity and feedback, and what kind of listening and feedback truly advances equity.
    Member Calls
  • December 17, 2020Online

    2020 New Member Orientation

    Learn about everything our community offers — and discover ways to engage with GEO's resources, upcoming events and your peers right away. We will cover GEO community demographics, what GEO cares about and how to take advantage of member benefits.
    New Member Orientations
  • January 13–25, 2021Online

    Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

    Equity in the Center (EiC) is hosting open enrollment working sessions on its "Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture" research.
    Remote Learning and Webinars
  • January 27–28, 2021Online

    Partner Workshop: Intersectional Allyship for Racial Justice: A Workshop for White Allies

    What does it mean for white people to be effective allies to people of color in our work for racial equity and collective liberation? Whitney Parnell, executive director and co-founder of Service Never Sleeps (SNS), will lead an intensive, fast-paced webinar series designed to explore how white folks use individual and collective areas of privilege to advance racial justice in an intersectional context.
    Workshops
  • May 24–25, 2021Minneapolis, MN

    2021 Learning Conference

    Hosted in partnership with Minnesota Council on Foundations, The 2021 Learning Conference is designed to help participants make the leap from knowledge to action and to integrate learning into all aspects of their work. We offer a range of perspectives and new ideas to go beyond the basics and support funders in engaging in more intentional learning practices both inside and outside of their organizations.
    Conferences
  • May 16–18, 2022Chicago, IL

    Save the Date: 2022 National Conference

    Conferences