Grantmaker Opportunities

PRIORITIES Leadership & Career Development Grantmaker Opportunities

Grantmaker Opportunities

The calendar below lists in-person and virtual events offered by our friends throughout the philanthropic sector. We have also included a list of programs, fellowships and other grantmaker education programs now accepting applicants.

If your organization would like to have an event or program listed on this calendar, contact S.E. Spencer, programs & partnerships associate, at

Leadership Development

Below is a selection of Leadership Development opportunities available in SECF's region, including fellowships and other educational programs. Some programs listed may not be currently accepting applicants. If you would like to post an opportunity or have questions about the opportunities, please contact S.E. Spencer at or at (404) 524-0911.


ABFE Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program (CLFP) - Application deadline Friday July 16
Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort
The Nexus Fellowship: GFE Accelerator
Virtual: 2021 Boys and Men of Color Executive Director Collaboration Circle
MDC's Passing Gear Philanthropy Institute
Exponent Philanthropy's Next Gen Fellows Program
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation - All For NC Fellowship
Funders for Smart Growth & Livable Communities – PLACES Fellowship
Career Pathways – Council on Foundations
Exponent Philanthropy – Next Gen Fellows Program
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership Network
Annie E. Casey Foundation's Children and Family Fellowship
Rockwood Institute Leadership Programs
Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Program
Center for Creative Leadership – Open Enrollment Programs
Atlantic Philanthropies Fellowship Program
Presidio Institute Fellows Program
German Marshall Fund – Marshall Memorial Fellowship
Brookings Institution – Executive Education Program
UPenn Center for High Impact Philanthropy: Funder Executive Education Program
Indiana University - Lilly Family School of Philanthropy 
Aspen Institute Executive Leadership Development Program
IU School of Philanthropy: Graduate Programs in Philanthropic Studies
ABFE: Professional Development Coaching on Racial Equity
Presidential Management Fellowship Program
The Fundraising School – Lilly School of Philanthropy
Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) – Nonprofit University Course Catalog
BALLE Local Economy Fellowship Program


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