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Agenda

Wednesday, October 16

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
PSW Committee and Board Meetings
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Location: Colorado Hall

  • Annual Conference Committee: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Governance & Nominating: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Audit & Finance: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Communications: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Membership: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Complimentary Buffet Lunch: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Professional Learning: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Public Policy: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Board: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Transfer to Olympic Museum Site Visit: 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Site Visit

Join us for an EXCLUSIVE hard hat visit to the brand new, never-before-seen U.S. Olympic Museum, a new cultural facility recognized by the International Olympic Committee, that celebrates American Olympic and Paralympic athletes. See it before the Athletes!

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Location: Depart/return from the South Building. Transportation included.

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Newcomers' Reception
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Location: Penrose House, Salon

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Early Arrivals' Reception
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Location: Penrose House Parlor Area and Courtyard

 

Thursday, October 17

8:30 am - 10:00 am
Breakfast Plenary

Welcoming Remarks from Plenary Speaker, Rich Harwood, President & Founder, The Harwood Institute, Author, Speaker, Innovator

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Location: International Center, North & Center

10:15 am - 11:45 am
90-minute Philanthropy Innovation Sessions:
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  • Capacity Building to Catalyze Community Change (Community Foundations Track) 
  • Impact Investing 101 (Governance/Finance Track) 
  • Linking Money to Mission: An Introduction to Nonprofit Finance (Governance/Finance Track) 
  • Double Your Impact - Recycling Waste and Job Creation (Grantmaking Track)
  • Responding to Emergent Issues: Balancing Timeliness, Responsibility & Diligence (Grantmaking Track) 
  • Turning Outward for Rural Community Advancement (Grantmaking Track) 

Location: Various

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Early Education Plenary with Keynote Speaker Wes Moore

Wes Moore, Chief Executive Officer, Robin Hood, Army Combat Veteran, Social Entrepreneur, and a bestselling Author

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Location: International Center, North & Center

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
60-minute Philanthropy Innovation Sessions:
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  • Washington Update and Legal Issues for Community Foundations (Community Foundations Track) 75 min session
  • Patient Capital - Driving Portfolio Resilience - (Governance/Finance Track) 75 min session
  • Changing the Narrative: Using an Evidence-based Approach to Talk about Aging (Grantmaking Track) 
  • Mental Health Supports in School Settings (Grantmaking Track)
  • The Border Wall: Eminent Domain, Immigration and Ecology (Grantmaking Track) 
  • 2020 Census: Counting the Emerging Southwest (Trending Track) 

Location: Various

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Break
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Location: Various

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
90-minute Foundation Trustee and Staff Essentials Breakout Sessions
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Location: Various

Foundation Trustee Essentials: Governance, Accountability and Strategic Leadership and Program Staff Essentials

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Small Receptions
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Small Reception Options:

  • Child Well-being
  • Community Foundations
  • Environmental Grantmakers
  • Healthcare Funders
  • Rural

Location: Various

6:30 pm
Dinner on Your Own
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Location: Various

8:00 pm - 9:40 pm
"The River and the Wall" Documentary Film
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Location: Broadmoor Theater

A documentary film premiere, with support from the Texas Environmental Grantmakers Group (TEGG), "The River and the Wall" follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. Conservation filmmaker Ben Masters realizes the urgency of documenting the last remaining wilderness in Texas as the threat of new border wall construction looms ahead. Masters recruits NatGeo Explorer Filipe DeAndrade, ornithologist Heather Mackey, river guide Austin Alvarado, and conservationist Jay Kleberg to join him on the two-and-a-half-month journey down 1,200 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border. They set out to document the borderlands and explore the potential impacts of a wall on the natural environment, but as the wilderness gives way to the more populated and heavily trafficked Lower Rio Grande Valley, they come face-to-face with the human side of the immigration debate and enter uncharted emotional waters.

 

Friday, October 18

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Optional Outdoor Activity
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Location: Yoga (Jones Room, Broadmoor Golf Club) or 5K Fun Run (start at Broadmoor Golf Club)

7:30 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast
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Location: International Center, North & Center

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Women's Initiatives Panel Plenary
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  • Lauren Y. Casteel, President & CEO of The Women's Foundation of Colorado
  • Rosie Rios, former Treasurer of the United States and Visiting Scholar at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
  • Dena Jackson, PhD, COO for Texas Women's Foundation

Location: International Center, North & Center

10:15 am - 11:45 am
90-minute Philanthropy Innovation Sessions:
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  • Moving from Connecting to Engaging: Addressing Emerging Community Needs While Increasing the Impact of Donor Relationships (Community Foundations Track)
  • Financial Fraud: Things That Keep You Awake at Night (Governance/Finance Track)
  • Building Strong and Inclusive Communities (GCIR) (Grantmaking Track)
  • Improving Child Well-Being with Cross-Sector Collaboration (Grantmaking Track)
  • Implementing Impact Investing (Philanthropy Practice Track)
  • Advancing Nonprofit Leadership: From Success to Significance (Trending Track)

Location: Various

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Annual Meeting

Plenary Speaker: Ralph Smith, Managing Director, The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

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Location: International Center, North & Center

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
60-minute Philanthropy Innovation Sessions:
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  • Applied Learning from the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund: Governance, Data and Equity (Community Foundations Track)
  • Building a Culture of Learning for Boards and Trustees (Governance/Finance Track)
  • Foundations as Conveners: Advancing Your Mission with Nonprofit Coalition Building (Governance/Finance Track)
  • Big Impact for Small Towns through Regional Collaboration (Grantmaking Track)
  • Making Moves: DEI, Immigrants and Refugees, and Your Philanthropy (Grantmaking Track)
  • Better Together - Funder Collaboratives (Trending Track)

Location: Various

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Break
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Location: Various

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
60-minute Philanthropy Innovation Sessions:
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  • Community Foundations: The "Go-To" for Planned Gifts (Community Foundations Track)
  • Building a Collaborative Network that Solves Social Determinants of Health (Grantmaking Track)
  • Understanding and Preventing Hate Crimes (Grantmaking Track)
  • Grantmaking Through an Equity Lens (Philanthropy Practice Track)
  • Why Would a Foundation Want to Partner with a School District? (Grantmaking Track)
  • Cryptocurrency and Philanthropy (Trending)

Location: Various

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
All Conference Reception

This year's All Conference Reception will be held in the Ent Center for the Arts, a 92,000 square-foot performing and visual arts complex on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus. It is designed to provide a multi-dimensional, multi-venue artistic hub for the campus and community. Enjoy the art on display as well as a local bluegrass band throughout the reception.

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Location: Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Saturday, October 19

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Closing Plenary

Plenary Speaker: Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy, Americans for the Arts 

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Location: International Center, North & Center

9:15 am - 10:00 am
Annual Conference Committee Meeting: Debrief for Joint 2019/2020 Annual Conference Committees
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Location: International Center, North & Center

Meeting for 2019 and 2020 Annual Conference Committee Members