2022 Agenda

The detailed agenda can be found here: Conference Agenda 2022.docx

Tuesday February 22:  5-7pm

  • Optional drop-in welcome reception.

Wednesday February 23


  • Breakfast and Connecting

8:30am- 4:30pm

  • Welcome/Intro:  Jay Williams, President, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and Conference Committee Chair
  • Building Inclusive Cultures:  Aiko Bethea, Rare Consulting
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times: A Conversation with CF Leaders
  • What's Next in Philanthropy:  Gabriel Kasper, Monitor Institute
  • Field News & Announcements


  • Cocktail reception and dinner at the hotel

Thursday February 24


  • Breakfast and Connecting


  • Welcome/Intro
  • A Conversation on Inclusive Democracy & Equitable Recovery - and how CFs Can Lead:  Angela Glover Blackwell, PolicyLink
  • CEO and Board Chair Breakout Sessions
  • Focus on Our Donors: Bithiah Carter, New England Blacks in Philanthropy
  • Donor Engagement Strategies: A Conversation with CF Colleagues

3:30 - 8:00pm

Friday February 25 


  • Breakfast and Connecting


  • Welcome/Intro
  • Identity-Focused Funds: Innovations and Learnings with Colleagues
  • "Last Chance Breakouts": CEOs and Board Chairs
  • Conference Wrap Up