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What We Offer

Connection Opportunities. It’s simple: Philanthropy Southwest builds connections among grantmakers so they may learn from and inspire each other. Opportunities occur via social media, online and phone communications and, most importantly, face-to-face meetings at Philanthropy Southwest conferences, seminars and events.  

Annual Conference. As Philanthropy Southwest's signature event, this 3-day conference draws hundreds of trustees and staff to learn from seasoned practitioners and experts from across the country and engage with their peers. The conference is held each fall at a different regional location. Information on this year’s conference can be found here

Resources. Philanthropy Southwest maintains an online resource library that provides up-to-date content and news in philanthropy, as well as expert advice on the complex issues facing today's foundations, including legal and financial topics.

Publications. In addition to Philanthropy Southwest's e-newsletter, we provide members with printed materials including notes from presentations at regional and annual meetings. 

Discounts. Philanthropy Southwest Members enjoy discounts on a variety of services, and attendance at Philanthropy Southwest events. For more information on discounts and other member benefits, click here.

Philanthropy Southwest Member Directory. Members can find contact information for colleagues at other Philanthropy Southwest member organizations.  Go to the Member Directory here.

Jobs in Philanthropy. Our jobs board lists open positions at grantmaking organizations. Philanthropy Southwest members may ask us to post job postings free of charge.  To post an opening, email us. 

Customized Programs. Philanthropy Southwest offers customized programs and webinars that provide in-depth education on topics of interest for member foundations. Visit our Calendar of Events for a complete list of upcoming programs.