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AFP DC Washington D.C. Metro Chapter: Introducing VERGE 2018: The Future of Philanthropy

June 12, 2018

VERGE 2018: The Future of Philanthropy

The brightest ideas in philanthropy do more than transform organizations—they transform lives. VERGE 2018 will be a forum for discussion where thinkers and doers can explore the leading edge of philanthropic vision transforming the nonprofit sector.

It’s a chance to build a nonprofit community where collaboration and innovation go hand-in-hand.This must-attend event is designed for philanthropic leaders, bringing together an audience of leading influencers to discuss what’s on the horizon for nonprofits.

VERGE 2018 coincides with the release of the Giving USA report, and the event will include a discussion of the data's biggest headlines.


Schedule will include:

  • Registration, networking, and light breakfast buffet

  • Giving USA report discussion by Jeff Wilklow

  • Emerging trends discussion with Stacy Palmer and Jeff Wilklow

  • Talks on disruption and the future of philanthropy by Billy Shore

  • Fireside chat with Billy Shore and José Andrés

  • Global philanthropy discussion with Kathy Calvin and Stacy Palmer

  • Audience Q&A

Space is limited. Register by Friday, June 8th to reserve your 


Session details:


Thursday, June 12, 2018

8:00 - 8:30 am: Networking Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 am: Presentation + Panel Discussion


The National Press Club

NPC Ballroom

529 14th St., NW, Washington, DC 20045

Registration Fees:
Discount for AFP members!

$49 for AFP members

$69 for nonmembers


VERGE 2018 is presented by Campbell & Company in partnership with AFP DC and media partner, The Chronicle of Philanthropy