Philanthropy 101

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:30am to Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 3:00pm EDT
Crowne Plaza Lansing West, Lansing, MI
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If you're new to philanthropy this course is for you!  From the big picture view to ground level perspectives, this interactive course provides an overview of philanthropy, foundation governance, grantmaking and emerging practices; offers lively discussion about the current big issues in philanthropy, and explores the various roles within philanthropy.  Leave equipped with all the knowledge you need to hit the ground running in your new role.


Jason Franklin, W.K. Kellogg community philanthropy chair, The Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Jason is the nation's first endowed chair focused on community philanthropy. Previously, he served as Executive Director of Bolder Giving, inspiring people to give big & take more risks with their philanthropy. He received his PhD in Public Administration from New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service where he also held an appointment for ten years as an award-winning adjunct professor teaching on philanthropy and social change. He previously worked for the 21st Century School Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation's Next Generation Leadership Network, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and White House Office of National AIDS Policy.

Michael Moody, Frey Foundation chair for family philanthropy, The Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Dr. Michael Moody joined the Johnson Center in 2010 as the nation's first endowed chair on family philanthropy. In this role, he works to expand the practice and the public understanding of family philanthropy. Trained as a cultural sociologist, with a Ph.D. from Princeton, Dr. Moody is co-author of several books, including the recently released Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors Are Revolutionizing Giving. He is a frequent speaker and sought-after commentator on philanthropic trends whose work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, Chronicle of Philanthropy, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.


CMF Members: $495
Nonmembers: $695


May 30, 2018

Cancellation Policy: No refunds are available after May 30, 2018


A block of rooms is available for $135/night for Wednesday June 6, 2018. Reservations can be made by calling (877) 322-5544 or online using the Group Code - CMF.
All reservations should be made by May 11, 2018 to guarantee availability.


Programming: Andrea Judd via email or call 313-960-4192
Registration: Denise Temple via email or call 616-850-2136.

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