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January Quarterly Membership Meeting: Trust-Based Philanthropy

January 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Join us for a conversation with Lisa Cowan, Vice President of the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation about the principles of Trust-Based Philanthropy. The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project is a collaborative learning and advocacy initiative geared toward promoting more trust-based practices in the sector. This conversation will build on our October session with GEO. A full agenda and list of additional speakers will be released in December. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us!

Our Speaker: Lisa Cowan is the Vice President of the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation. In this capacity, she helps with strategy, development and oversight of foundation programs and grantmaking. Lisa has been working with community-based organizations for the last 25 years, first as a community health educator and program director at several youth-serving agencies, then as a Senior Consultant at Community Resource Exchange. Lisa was the Co-Founder of College Access: Research and Action, where she continues to act as an advisor. Most recently, Lisa was the Principal Consultant at Hummingbird Consulting from 2013-2016.

Lisa sits on the board of Brooklyn Workforce Innovations. She served as the Board President of the Red Hook Initiative from 2005-2013. Lisa is a third-generation New Yorker. She graduated from Wesleyan University and was a Coro Fellow in New York City. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

*Please note that each member is allowed one free registration, and the cost for additional registrants is $25.00.

Meeting Sponsor:

Our thanks to Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation for sponsoring this membership meeting.



January 30, 2020
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Goodwill of Central Iowa
5355 NW 86th Street
Johnston, IA 50131 United States
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