2018-19 Program Dates
Join us for valuable educational content, networking opportunities and up-to-date information on issues affecting gift planners. Mark your calendars now for our 2018-19 monthly events.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Maggiano's at Chevy Chase
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. - Registration/Networking
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Morning Presentation - Addressing #MeToo in Nonprofit Development - Part I, by Doug White
11:30 - 12:15 p.m. - Luncheon
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. - Luncheon Presentation - Addressing #MeToo in Nonprofit Development - Part II, by Doug White
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - NCGPC Monthly Luncheon
Location: Maggiano's at Chevy Chase
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. - Registration/Networking
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Morning Presentation
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Luncheon
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. - Luncheon Presentation
NCGPC Member Cost: $30
Non-Member Cost: $60
Walk-in Member Cost: $40
Walk-in Non-Member Cost: $70
Registration opens on August 16, 2018, and closes at 12 Noon EST on September 10, 2018
Addressing #MeToo in Nonprofit Development - Part I
Speaker: Doug White, Philanthropic Advisor
Nonprofits are not immune to the issues that the #MeToo movement has highlighted during the past two years. This two-session presentation will address an uncomfortable, but increasingly needed, dimension to our work in the fundraising profession.
During the morning session, Doug White will discuss developments at nonprofits and ask those in attendance to consider several serious questions related to preventing sexual harassment in the nonprofit workplace and when cultivating donor relationships.
Addressing #MeToo in Nonprofit Development - Part II
Moderator: Doug White, Philanthropic Advisor
Panelists to date:
- Jason Hegy, Civil Rights Attorney
- Elana Lippa, Director of Gift Planning, Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Our conversations from the morning session will continue with contributions by a panel of industry professionals and experts, and questions from the audience, moderated by Doug White.
Morning Presentation & Luncheon Presentation:
Doug White, Philanthropic Advisor
Doug White, a long-time leader in the nation's philanthropic community, is an author, teacher, and an advisor to nonprofit organizations and philanthropists. He is the former director of the Master of Science in Fundraising Management program at Columbia University in New York City, where he also taught board governance, ethics and fundraising. He is the author of five books on nonprofits and philanthropy. Since 1979 Doug has advised hundreds of charities of all types and sizes. Today, he works closely with select organizations on ethical decision-making, board governance, and fundraising, as well as with individual philanthropists who want to see their gifts used most ethically and most effectively.
Luncheon Presentation Panelists:
Jason Hegy, Civil Rights Attorney
Jason Hegy is a DC attorney with extensive experience in labor and employment law, including harassment and other forms of employment discrimination. He worked for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for many years, at headquarters for the presidentially appointed Vice Chair, and also in the Chicago field office. While at EEOC, he litigated discrimination cases on behalf of both employees as plaintiffs and managers as defendants.
Elana Lippa, Director of Gift Planning, Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Elana F. Lippa is currently Director, Gift Planning, at Charles E. Smith Life Communities in Rockville, Maryland. Prior to serving in this capacity, Elana was Director of Gift Planning at Montgomery College, Planned and Major Gifts Officer at National Foundation for Cancer Research, and Planned Giving Associate and Major Gifts Assistant at the Smithsonian Institution. This is Elana's thirteenth year working in planned giving and fifteenth in development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Arts from American University. She has been involved with the National Capital Gift Planning Council for many years and is excited to again sit on the Board.
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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 – Breakfast Meeting at PNC Bank (8:45 am - 10:15 am)
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 – Monthly Luncheon at PNC Bank (10:45 am - 1:30 pm)
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 – Monthly Luncheon at PNC Bank (10:45 am - 1:30 pm)
Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 – Monthly Luncheon at PNC Bank (10:45 am - 1:30 pm)
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 – Joint Meeting with AFP at Maggiano's at Chevy Chase (10:45 am - 1:30 pm)
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – Spring Social/Roundtables at Maggiano's at Chevy Chase (4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – Monthly Luncheon at PNC Bank (10:45 am - 1:30 pm)
Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 24, 2019 – Planned Giving Days 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – Annual Meeting at PNC Bank (10:45 am - 1:30 pm)
Monthly Program Locations:
Maggiano's Little Italy at Chevy Chase — 5333 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015
PNC Bank — 800 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20006
Taking Metro? For events at PNC, the nearest Metro is Farragut West (Blue/Orange line). For events at Maggiano’s, the nearest Metro is Friendship Heights (Red line).
Parking: There are several parking garages near PNC Bank (the nearest is on H Street NW and Wisconisn Avenue NW). There is a garage located next to Maggiano’s, with the entrance on Wisconsin.
Access to PNC: There are two entrances to the PNC building. Please use the left entrance. You must be checked in by security at this building, so please allow a bit of extra time for this process.