What is Philanthropy's Role in Economic Development?
To understand the role that philanthropy can play in inclusive economic prosperity, it helps to examine the landscape that contributes to a healthy economic ecosystem that is both equitable and innovative.
The Council on Foundations and thier partners, The Minnesota Council on Foundations and the McKnight Foundation, invite you to a dynamic two-day convening where we will consider the factors that make up a healthy local and regional economy that strives to be inclusive and promotes innovation. Their task will be to delve into the role foundations can play in this unique approach to creating a regional economic innovation ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the economic drivers of the Midwest and what constitutes an innovation ecosystem. Exchange ideas with subject matter experts and peers on topics such as community leadership, capitalization and impact investing, resource alignment, and competitive talent development.