May 12: An Evening with Phil Buchanan, CEO of the Center for Effective Philanthropy

buchanan_philJoin the Boston Chapters of Net Impact and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network for an evening with Phil Buchanan, CEO of the Center for Effective Philanthropy.

Date: Tuesday, May 12
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Elephant & Castle 161 Devonshire Street Boston, MA 02110 map (Red/Orange Line to Downtown Crossing; Green Line to Park Street)
Please bring $5 – covers all food!

Our discussion will explore the role of philanthropy in solving global issues:

  • What are the roles of business, government, and philanthropy in solving social problems?
  • To what extent does “business thinking” hold answers for philanthropists and philanthropic institutions?
  • How can those in philanthropy assess and improve their effectiveness in pursuit of positive social impact?

About Phil Buchanan

Phil Buchanan is President of the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP). He speaks regularly on issues of foundation effectiveness, foundation-grantee relations, foundation governance, and assessment of foundation performance. Phil was named to the Nonprofit Times 2007 and 2008 “Power and Influence Top 50” list. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and received his undergraduate degree in Government from Wesleyan University.

About the Hosts

Net Impact Boston
Making a sustainable social and environmental difference through business.

The Young Professionals Network of Boston
Engaging and supporting future nonprofit leaders through professional development, networking, and social opportunities.

The Center for Effective Philanthropy
Helping philanthropic funders define, assess, and improve their effectiveness and impact.

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