• Conference Program

    Scan the list below to see the various conference tracks—along with examples of the emerging trends, practices, and issues you’ll learn about at PEAK2019.  Check out pre-conference workshops, review the schedule-at-a-glance to see an overview of all the conference has to offer, and explore the exciting program sessions, searchable by track and day.


    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Hear about lessons PEAK Grantmaking’s members and partners have learned in incorporating equitable values into the activities of their organizations.

    Hot Topics

    Explore emerging issues—issues such as technology, international funding, and innovation—that could change the practice of grantmaking.

    Knowledge Management

    Expand your skills gathering, organizing, analyzing, and sharing data that can help in evaluating outcomes.

    Peer Communities

    Focus on issues and insights unique to community, corporate, international, public, and small foundations.

    Process and Change Management

    Discover how to streamline your grantmaking practices—in the planning, award/monitoring, and post-grant phases—and maximize the resources devoted to achieving your organization’s mission.

    Professional Development

    Learn tactics for building your career, establishing coaching/mentoring relationships, and engaging in effective communication.

    Risk Management/Compliance

    Protect your organization’s interests while applying creative solutions to critical circumstances.

    Strategic Management

    Promote your organization’s mission and goals, and inspire colleagues to achieve them.

    Please note: The schedule is subject to change.  Please check back regularly.

    Cancellations requests received by February 15, 2019, will receive a full refund. After February 15, 2019, no refunds will be granted. In the event that you need to cancel your conference registration or transfer it to a colleague, please contact the PEAK Grantmaking conference team. (info@peakgrantmaking.org)