2017 AFN Grantmaker Conference


From the thoughtful questions in the plenaries to the active discussions among peers through the table talks - you made AFN's biennial grantmaker conference the best yet. Thank you for joining us in Indianapolis, and for all the things you do to accelerate #ideasintoaction in your own work. 

 

Conference Sponsors

 

 

Conference Agenda and Speakers

Click here to view the 2017 Grantmaker Conference Program and Speaker Biographies, or click here to review the Agenda (PDF)

 

Attendee List

Click here for a list of conference attendees.


 

Conference Photos

Click here to view the conference photo gallery & Tweets.

 

Conference Presentations

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Slideshow includes presentations from the following Plenary speakers:

Rachel Schneider, Center for Financial Services Innovation

Anne Price, Insight Center for Community Economic Development

David Fukuzawa, The Kresge Foundation

Ray Boshara, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Darrick Hamilton, The New School

 

General Conference Day 1: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

Plenary: The Assets Movement at a Moment of Reckoning

The Assets Movement at a Moment of Reckoning, Ida Rademacher's unabridged opening remarks.

 

Financial Wellness at the Workplace

New Report Highlights Opportunities to Help Young Workers Thrive written by CFED Pamela Chan & colleagues

 

Women & Wealth: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap

Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: Establishing and Sustaining an Initiative written by Kilolo Kijakazi

The Color of Wealth in the Nations Capital written by Kilolo Kijakazi, Anne Price and Darrick Hamilton

Closing the Women's Wealth Gap, McCulloch, Heather, 2017

Marching Forward: Closing the Women’s Wealth GapElena Chavez Quezada and Heather McCulloch

 

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General Conference Day 2: Thursday, May 4, 2017

 

Plenary: How Philanthropy is Confronting the Racial Wealth Gap

Bootstraps are for Black Kids written by Anne Price and Darrick Hamilton & colleagues

Women, Race & Wealth written by Anne Price and Darrick Hamilton & colleagues

 

Breakout Session: The Health/Wealth Connection

Health Wealth Connection: Opportunities for Investment Across the Life Course written by Anjum Hajat and Jason Purnell

 

Breakout Session: Prison to Proprietor: Microenterprise as a Reentry Strategy

Forging a Successful Business Formation Path for Returning Citizens written by Mercy Corps & referenced by Joyce Klein

 

Closing Plenary: Education as an Asset

For Blacks, College is not an Equalizer  written by Ray Boshara

Umbrellas Don't Make it Rain written by Darrick Hamilton and Anne Price & colleagues

The Color of Wealth in Boston written by Darrick Hamilton & colleagues