Looking for ideas to improve your grantmaking practices and time to network with other grants management professionals? Join us in fabulous Chicago for a day-long event with speakers from the MacArthur Foundation, Grand Victoria Foundation, PEAK Grantmaking, and your Midwest Regional Chapter team on a wide-range of hot topics in philanthropy including practices, racial equity, and going paperless. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Full agenda is below.
- Share ideas about how to become a paperless foundation
- Learn how to make the case for grantmaking practices that drive equity
- Network with grants management professionals from across the region
- Hear about important racial equity initiatives from foundations in the Midwest
- MacArthur Foundation
- Ada Slagis, Grand Victoria Foundation
- Woods Fund
- Melissa Sines, Effective Practices Manager, PEAK Grantmaking
- PEAK Midwest Regional Chapter Officers
140 S. Dearborn, Suite 1200
Hotel Rooming Block
10 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
If making your reservation by phone, reference PEAK Midwest for special rate of $239.00 for the evening of October 18, 2018. Rooming block is available until full. To book, please call Rebecca Jakocko, Silversmith Hotel Sales Coordinator, directly at (312) 795-6518.
Can't attend in person? Register to participate remotely via webinar!
Thursday, October 18
7:00pm Regional Chapter Dinner
44 S Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
Friday October 19
8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 am Introductions
9:15 – 10:15 am 100 & Change
Presenter: MacArthur Foundation
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 – 11:15 pm What to Shred?
An open discussion on what decisions need to be made when going paperless, communicating and managing expectations, legal issues on documentation and automatic grant payments.
Facilitator: Ada Slagis, Grand Victoria Foundation
11:15 – Noon Truth, Racial Healing, Transformation
Presenter: Woods Fund
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm Making the Case for Grantmaking Practices that Drive Equity
Presenter: Melissa Sines, Effective Practices Manager, PEAK Grantmaking
2:30 – 3:30 pm Regional Chapter Open Discussion
Facilitators: Midwest Chapter Leaders
3:30 – 4:00 pm Wrap-Up
Saturday, October 20
10:00 am American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Cancer Walk
There is no registration fee but participants must register in advance. For more information and to register visit: http://main.acsevents.org/goto/peakgrantmakingmidwest