Webinar

Grantmaker Ethics and Accountability

Philanthropy has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years in terms of the sources of wealth underlying charitable gifts, the allocation of resources, and its decision-making processes. More than ever, those engaged in philanthropy need an ethical orientation to inform their work. This course is intended for foundation staff, donors, and others engaged in grantmaking.

Date & Time

Location

Virtual. All registrants will receive the Zoom access link and password via email from Eventbrite two days before the event.

Cost

Price: $99 - Council members can register for free as a member benefit. For a discount code, please reach out to educate@cof.org

Deadline to Register:  November 2

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Philanthropy has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years in terms of the sources of wealth underlying charitable gifts, the allocation of resources, and its decision-making processes. More than ever, those engaged in philanthropy need an ethical orientation to inform their work.

Combining expertise from the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy’s Grantmaking School and the Council on Foundations, this session will:

  • Encourage you to reflect on how the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion can inform ethical decision-making
  • Enable you to understand to whom and to what you are accountable in your work
  • Provide you with practical tools and step-by-step guidance in navigating ethical problems

Instructors

Michael D. Layton, Ph.D.
W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Ben McDearmon
Staff Counsel
Council on Foundations

Who should attend this course?

This course is intended for foundation staff, donors, and others engaged in grantmaking. If you do not fit this profile but are interested in attending, please email Emily.Brenner@gvsu.edu before registering.

This session is presented by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, with special participation by the Council on Foundations.

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