Philanos holds interactive, educational webinars modeling peer-to-peer learning on topics that are relevant and inspirational to our affiliates and their members. Topics include innovations in grantmaking, creating and maintaining a vibrant membership, strategic planning and much more. A committee comprised of affiliate members from around the country and a Philanos Board member plans and organizes these programs, which feature leaders from our affiliates and occasionally outside experts.
Webinars are offered on the second Tuesday of every month September thru May (except December and conference months) from 9-10 a.m. PST / noon-1 p.m. EST via webinar. Webinars are recorded for later access by members. Registration is required to view both live and past webinars.
Note: Webinars are one hour long and occur on the second Tuesday of the month at
9am Pacific, 10am Mountain, 11am Central, 12pm Eastern time.
September 8 - Together While Apart – Recruiting and Engaging Members in Difficult Times
October 13 - Trust-Based Philanthropy: What Is It and How Can It Be Reflected in Collective Giving?
November 10 - Advocacy: Why and How to Advocate without Partisanship (or Risking your Nonprofit Status)
January 12 - The Power of Thinking Small --Smaller Grants can have Big Impact
February 9 - Strategic Planning: Our Community and How We Relate To It
March 9 - Communicating – Expert Advice on Upgrading Your Website
April 13 - Taking the Collective Giving Model to School
May 11 - A lead-in to the September 2021 Conference
Thank you to our national Education Committee
Co-chairs: Dale Clifford - Women Giving Alliance and Sue Priester - Greenville Giving Women
Members: Deepika Andavaparu - Impact 100 Cincinnati, Lauren Chianese - 100 Women Strong Orlando, Lizzie Conkle Knol - Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis, Karen Holly - Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis and Chris Swistro - Womenade Boston!