Thematic Conference Tracks

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7:30 – 8:30 AM  |  Breakfast & Registration 

7:30 – 8:30 AM   |  Membership Breakfast Meeting (Members Only)

Join Confluence Philanthropy’s Board of Directors to hear about the year ahead, ask questions, and share your ideas. We will make special announcements about the successes of our programs highlights, changes, and ways to get involved.

8:45 – 9:00 AM  |  Morning Introduction

9:00 – 10:15 AM  |  Plenary Session


Leveraging Foundation Capital

10:15– 11:15 AM  |  Keynote

11:15 - 11:30 AM |  Break

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM  |  Concurrent Traditional Sessions (Choose one)

Tales from the Fire: Place Based Climate Investing for a Just Transition
Organized with Coastal Enterprises Inc (CEI)


Eradicating Poverty, Working with Policy

Shades of Grey: Impact Investing for systems change
Organized with Nia Community Foundation

Resilience is the New Sustainability
Organized with Natural Investments, Tides, and Root Capital


Building a Movement: Financial Activists Leveraging Capital to Effect Systemic Change
Organized with RSF Social Finance

1:00 - 2:00 PM  |  Lunch with Ad Hoc Sessions


1:00 - 5:00 PM  |  Field Trips (Prior Registration Required)

Choose from four field trips during conference registration.

Topics will include:

  • Climate Solutions and Social Justice

  • Popular Democracy

  • Island Forestry

  • Food Systems and Agriculture