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Join us in Philadelphia for the 2016 Funders' Network Annual Conference

Join us March 14 - 16 for a unique funder conference experience. Thanks to visionaries and a thriving philanthropic sector, Philadelphia offers thousands of acres of green spaces, is rated one of the top cities for biking, and has an efficient public transportation system. A model of a green, just, and growing city, Philly is a great place for funders to learn, connect, and explore.


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Decisions about land use and how communities grow and change represent significant investments of public and private financial resources that have long-term and far-reaching impacts on natural, economic, and social conditions. Learn more about land use and smart growth.

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We help our members share knowledge, foster networks, and encourage leadership and action to create fair, prosperous, and sustainable regions and communities. Learn more about membership.

Get Involved: Participate in Our Working Groups

Philanthropy has a role to play in advancing smarter growth policies and practices that improve land use decision-making, ultimately leading to more equitable and sustainable regions and communities. Our members address a diverse range of cross-cutting issues and places. Learn more about our working groups.

2016 Annual Conference

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Funders' Network Welcomes 2016 PLACES Fellows

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