Funding Forward 2016


Wednesday, March 30, 2016
12:00pm — 6:00pm Registration & Pre Meetings
8:30am — 3:30pm *** Native Americans in Philanthropy and International Funders for Indigenous Peoples Co-Sponsored Pre-Meeting: Impact Investment in Indigenous Communities and Beyond /Youth-Driven Strategies to Invest in Two Spirit Programs: Empowerment Through Cultural Reclamation ***
4:00pm — 5:00pm Funding Forward 101: An Orientation for First Timers
5:00pm — 6:00pm Welcome Cocktail Reception
6:00pm — 8:00pm Dinner & Opening Remarks
Thursday, March 31, 2016
8:30am — 9:20am Breakfast
9:30am — 11:00am Plenary — Money for the Midwest: LGBTQ Assets and Opportunities in the Midwest
11:00am — 11:30pm Break
11:30pm — 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions

12:30pm — 1:30pm Lunch & President’s Presentation
1:30pm —2:00pm Break
2:00pm — 3:30pm Plenary — When National Funders Go Local: Leveraging LGBT Community Centers
3:30pm — 4:00pm Break
4:00pm — 5:10pm TED-Style Table Talks

5:30pm — 7:30pm *** Arcus & Novo Foundation Global Trans Intitiative Reception *** (off-site)
7:30pm — 9:30pm Dinner
Friday, April 1, 2016
8:30am — 9:30am Breakfast & Global Philanthropy Project Breakfast Meeting
9:30am — 11:00am Plenary — Trans Justice Funding and Organizing: Honoring Legacies and Building Futures
11:00am — 11:15am Break
11:15pm — 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

12:15pm — 1:00pm Lunch & Puerto Rico Caucus
1:00pm — 2:00pm Concurrent Sessions

2:10pm — 3:30pm Closing Plenary – Uniting Women’s & LGBTQ Philanthropy
8:00pm — Late Funding Forward After Party at LUSH