Conferences & Training

Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership

April 12 - 13, 2018
Georgetown Conference Center
Washington, D.C., United States

This conference concentrates on emerging philanthropic markets (i.e., ethnic, LGBT, young alumni) in advancement, while exploring minority wealth, philanthropic behaviors and diverse engagement strategies. The program also features sessions on enhancing management and leadership skills for advancement professionals of diverse backgrounds.

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Held in partnership with the African American Development Officers Network

Founding Sponsor



Silver Sponsors



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation   

Emory University 

Princeton University


GAY FELDMAN Represents

The Human Experience Project

Presented in collaboration with African American Development Officers Network (AADO).

This conference workshop is held in conjunction with the Preconference Workshop: Recruitment and Retention Strategies of Diverse Employees.


Benefits of Attending
  • Understand the impact of diverse philanthropy.
  • Create strategies to engage community members and leaders as fundraising partners.
  • Enhance your leadership skills.
  • Gain direct skills for managing relationships at all levels.
  • Learn best practices for fundraising from diverse constituencies.


Who Should Attend
  • Advancement professionals—at all levels—who want to effectively increase their contributions and resources to their organization
  • Diverse and majority advancement professionals serving, managing and soliciting diverse constituencies
  • Senior management professionals looking to develop and enhance strategies to attract and retain diverse employees, while creating an open culture.

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