By: The Funders Network Staff

Register Now! 

December 2-3, 2020

TFN’s GREEN 2020 Virtual Meeting will offer an opportunity to bring together diverse voices from across the sector to share learning, explore strategies and identify key issues that are impacting grantees, partners and the communities we serve.

 We hope you’ll join us as we:

• Deepen learning from practitioners and peers with a focus on racial and social justice, power building, and equity-centered climate and sustainability investments.

• Recognize/strategize how the multiple challenges, inequities, and harms exacerbated by and laid bare by COVID-19 call for new funder strategies centered in racial justice.

• Share learning, engage with funder colleagues on intersectional issues, and explore collaborative opportunities.

• Address key cross-cutting topics that align with our theme: Power, Equity, Climate, and Sustainability.

Agenda Overview
Wednesday, Dec. 2

(Afternoon ET/Morning PT)

• Panel: 2020 Election Results and Implications for Climate Mitigation/Adaptation and City Sustainability
• Panel: From Community Engagement to Collaborative Governance: the Providence Racial Equity Journey and Learning Lab
• Funder Social Hour: A Taste of Rhode Island

Thursday, Dec. 3

(Afternoon ET/Morning PT)

• Panel: Energy Democracy and Justice: Broadening Economic Opportunity, Bringing Economic Relief
• Funder Discussion: Transforming Philanthropic Practices to Center Equity

Stay tuned for more details on session times and speakers!

We are offering individual registration as well as discounted flat group rates for both TFN members and non-members.

Registration fees help support TFN’s GREEN working group efforts as well as the network’s over-arching mission to leverage philanthropy’s unique potential to help create communities and regions that are sustainable, prosperous, healthy and just for all people. These fees also help us offset programmatic and operational costs incurred in the planning and production of virtual events, including honoraria for invited nonprofit speakers.

Individual Rates
Member: $199
Non-member: $299

Flat Group Rate
Foundations with three or more registrations are eligible for a discounted flat group rate.

Member: $399
Non-member: $499

Register here.

We recognize that many organizations are facing challenges during these uncertain times, so if cost is a barrier to participating in this event, please reach out to Ashley Quintana, at

Who Should Attend

Registration is open to donors, staff, directors, and trustees of all grantmaking institutions. We are seeking to create a small and intimate gathering of funders with the goal of learning, sharing and facilitating strategic conversations about where philanthropic resources can have the greatest impact.

Thank You!

Thank you to our funder planning committee for their ideas, guidance, and assistance in planning this meeting:

• Diane Ives, The Kendeda Fund
• Zoe Kircos, People for Bikes
• John Mitterholzer, The George Gund Foundation
• Wren Patton, The Summit Foundation
• Jennifer Pereira, Rhode Island Foundation
• Mariella Puerto, Barr Foundation
• Jen Somers, Energy Foundation

We are looking forward to a terrific and inspiring meeting and hope that you can join us!