Conference, Webinar

Region to Region: AFN Peer Learning Exchange


Join Asset Funders Network members in Summer 2021 to learn how your funder peers are addressing economic security, equity, and opportunity through locally-driven solutions. This collegial learning event features in-depth discussions about capacity building for asset building, shifting narratives, collaboration, and navigating local to national strategies.

Together, we will:

– Learn from and with colleagues

– Exchange ideas and best practices

– Share promising local and regional models

– Assess local challenges and opportunities

– Expand your peer network


Who should attend?

AFN regional members and non-member grantmakers interested in locally-driven strategies to address economic security, equity, and opportunity.


What is the cost to attend?

This meeting and networking dinner is FREE for AFN Members. There is a $75 registration fee for eligible grantmakers who are not currently AFN Members. If you’re not sure if you are a member or would like to join now, please contact AFN’s Director of Membership Kristin Rennels (


Agenda (in development)

Day 1

4:00 p.m. – Registration and Networking

4:30 p.m. – Speed Dating and Getting to Know AFN Regions

6:30 p.m. – Group Dinner (dinner included in registration)

Day 2 

8:30 a.m. – Registration, Networking & Coffee

9:15 a.m. – Capacity Building for Asset Building

10:25 a.m. – Break

10:45 a.m. – Narrative Shift

12:00 p.m. – Networking Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Collaboration, Coordination, and Change

1:40 p.m. – National to Regional and Regional to National Strategies

2:45 p.m. – Event Concludes. All participants are invited to join a coffee/networking hour immediately following the program.

4:00 p.m. – Reception Concludes


By members for members

This meeting is made possible through the support of JPMorgan Chase.


Planning Committee

Cat Martin, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Ashley McIver, Communities Foundation of Texas