The program committee has selected "ACT -- Anticipate, Challenge, Transform" as the theme of this year's conference and has identified three tracks as the organizing principles for our learning:
The practice of philanthropy focus includes sessions on governance, the history of philanthropy, Southern philanthropy, Passing Gear Philanthropy, disaster philanthropy, and a session developed by Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy.
The "Pathways to Prosperity" plenary remarks will be held on the morning of Thursday, November 8th. The Pathways to Prosperity focus will include an interview with three mayors from the region discussing the appropriate roles and responsibilities of local governments and philanthropy to improve access and opportunity for low-wealth people and families, as well as sessions focusing on workforce development, affordable housing, education, civic engagement and advocacy, and health care. There will also be a mini-plenary highlighting the shifting economic and demographic challenges facing rural places in the region.
Finally, the Emerging Issues focus will highlight:
1) Legal, Investment and Legislative Updates
(2) Social Investing and Community Development
(3) Equity and Inclusion
(4) New Media
(5) Efforts to widen the circle to bring in fresh voices
and reach out to new populations
Of course, Charleston is also a great place to have FUN while you reconnect with colleagues and renew your passion for philanthropy! This program allows ample opportunity for you to explore the history, culture and cuisine that make Charleston a destination in itself. Register today!
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Who Should Attend
The Southeastern Council of Foundations' Annual Meeting is open to staff and board members of grantmaking organizations. The solicitation-free environment we seek to maintain precludes any fundraising activity. Please respect the no-solicitation rule.
If you are not currently a member of SECF, but would like to receive information, please contact Helen Ishii at email@example.com or call 404.524.0911.
Full conference registration fees allow the registered participant to attend all sessions, breaks and meal events.
Guest registration (for spouses and companions) allows the registered guest to attend the conference meal events only. Guest registration does not include sessions or breaks.
Please note: There is an additional fee associated with certain meeting events, including optional activities, site visits, tours and pre-conference sessions. To attend these events, you must purchase tickets in advance or on-site. Pricing for these special events is noted in the session listing.
I know it is only early June, but The Charleston Place Hotel is almost full. At the time you register, you may request the Charleston Place Hotel, but please know that once we have filled the block, you will be placed in the Renaissance Historic District Hotel (a 5 minute walk from the Charleston Place Hotel). However, we will keep you on a waiting list for the Charleston Place should something open up.
|Conference Registration Type
||Registered by July 1
||Registered After July 1|
|Member, full conference (1st registrant)
Member, full conference
(Additional registrants registered by same deadline)
|Member, daily rate (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday)
|Member, Community Foundation Day (Wednesday only)
|Non-member, full conference
|Non-member, daily rate (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday)
|Non-member, Community Foundation Day (Wednesday only)
We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. You may also pay by check. Submit your check within 10 days of registering.
To have your Annual Meeting registration fees refunded, send your cancellation request in writing to Marianne Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (404) 523-5116 or mail to the SECF office by September 1, 2012. A $100 administrative fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after September 1. You may substitute attendees without penalty.