The Center organizes in-depth convenings that build the knowledge base of philanthropy. Driven by The Center’s research, our forums and roundtables pull together leading thinkers and practitioners to learn about different issues and trends and about what works and what doesn’t.


The Center’s National Leadership Forum convenes leaders from across sectors to discuss emerging issues in philanthropy and to explore the implications for philanthropy and public problem solving. Discussions are based on commissioned papers or research reports.



The Center’s Roundtables are based on commissioned papers or research reports and involve facilitated conversations with lead leaders on emerging issues in the field.