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Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Arizona State University Launch the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience—a $15 Million Initiative to Help Strengthen Maricopa County’s Community Resilience

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Phoenix, AZ - When the recession hit in 2008, it manifested itself in the housing collapse in the Valley that tested the resilience of nearly every community. “Upside down” in their mortgages, neighbors left over night. Houses were abandoned.

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5th Annual Texas Education Grantmakers Policy Symposium and Day at the Capitol

26 - 27
Feb 2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (All day)
Austin, TX

This two-day event is the state's largest convening of Texas grantmakers interested in Texas public education policy and provides grantmakers with a unique opportunity to learn from national and state public education policy experts, network with

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LGBTQ Philanthropy in the Southwest: Grantmaking Trends, Gaps, and Opportunities

Oct 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Arizona Community Foundation

The Arizona Community Foundation, the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, and Philanthropy Southwest invite you to join us at our upcoming funder briefing: LGBTQ Philanthropy in the Southwest: Grantmaking T

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Dallas Summit on Racial Equity

Aug 2018
Thursday, August 23, 2018 -
8:30am to 3:00pm
Communities Foundation of Texas Mabel Peters Caruth Center

Join Philanthropy Southwest, Grantmakers for Education, experts, and funders in Dallas, Texas for a regional education funders’ summit on racial equity, hosted by Grantmakers for Education and Lumina Foundation.

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Amplifying Philanthropy by Investing for Impact

Sep 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Dallas, Texas

This complimentary lunch event will explore the ability of private foundations to align financial returns with direct charitable mission and value.

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18th Annual Conference: Animal Grantmakers Comes of Age

15 - 18
Oct 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Hilton Portland

Animal Grantmakers is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Conference for Animal Protection Funders:

Animal Grantmakers Comes of Age
October 15 - 18, 2017
Portland, Oregon

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Philanthropy Southwest's 2016 Giving Study

Philanthropy Southwest's 2016 Giving Study provides everyone in the field - charitable organizations to funders and donors, and state and national leaders - a comprehensive and detailed look at foundations' giving in the seven-state region.