Our programming is designed to connect and educate funders who are working to improve the lives of people experiencing homelessness throughout the United States. Our events and webinars provide you with the opportunity to develop strategic relationships, exchange valuable information, and highlight your work.
If you are interested in co-hosting or sponsoring a networking event, please contact Jennifer Olney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are not logged into the Funders Together website, times below are in eastern time. If you are logged in, times below should reflect your current time zone. If you have any questions about the timing of events, please contact Jennifer Olney at email@example.com.
Also, be sure to check out how you can collaborate with other funders through our Employment Community of Practice, Foundations for Employment and Housing, and our new Youth Network.
SAVE THE DATE! Foundations for Employment and Housing Initial Convening
While progress has been made, there is much to learn and do to advance the income side of the ending homelessness equation. In order to support this, Heartland Alliance and USICH are convening a cross-section of leaders to take a moment to learn and plan strategically for the future. This event will lift up what Heartland Alliance has learned since 2009 in promoting employment and quality jobs as key elements in the fight to prevent and end homelessness and specifically learnings from national efforts to support systems collaboration work with five communities nationwide through the Connections Project.
The Connections Project is a three-year project aimed at expanding systems-level innovations and partnerships in communities with the goal of increasing employment and economic opportunity for homeless jobseekers. The event will draw on the lessons learned, successes and challenges faced by these communities and will seek to engage leaders to identify future needs and directions for this work.
During this convening Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to host a funder-only dialogue that will allow Foundations for Employment and Housing participants and other funders interested in this intersection to share their own work and begin learning together.
Preference for the limited seating at this event will be given to members of the Foundations for Employment and Housing Community of Practice. If you are interested but unable to commit to the community at this time please contact Jennifer Olney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timing and Locations:
October 18th: 8:30am to 4:30pm, True Reformer Building, 1200 U St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
October 19th: 9:00am to 1:00pm, Meyer Foundation, 1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20036
If you would like to book a room in the meeting hotel block, you can now do so now using the group name “Heartland Alliance.” The hotel block is at the Kimpton Carlyle Hotel. To book, follow the included link or call 1-800-Kimpton.
Join this call with your Youth Network peers to share expertise, ask questions, and keep updated on work across the network.
After checking-in and sharing, Youth Network member Casey Trupin, from the Raikes Foundation, will lead a conversation around how states and communities are serving minors.
Come prepared to share what's happening in your community and ask questions of others.
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Registration for the 2018 Funders Forum, held in conjunction with the National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness, is now open!
More information including agenda and speakers coming soon! We hope you will join us to learn and network with other funders working to prevent and end homelessness.