2016 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy

 

Economic Transition: Leading Through Philanthropy

2016 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy
August 31st – September 1st

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa
Lexington, KY

Economic Transition: Leading Through Philanthropy

The Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative (KPI) will convene the 8th annual Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa in Lexington on August 31st and September 1st. In the fourth year, the Summit will be presented in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, with president and chief executive office, Dr. Loretta J. Mester, providing the keynote address.

Dr. Loretta Mester

Dr. Loretta Mester

 

Dr. Loretta Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will provide the keynote address for the 2016 Summit on Philanthropy.

The two-day event will explore strategic approaches and innovative techniques that advance philanthropic goals, help nonprofits improve sustainability and create economic opportunities for our communities. A variety of panel discussions and presentations will examine how to identify critical assets, recognize areas of greatest need and develop effective solutions.

The second full membership meeting of the Kentucky Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) will be held on the first day of the Summit. The SEA meeting is free to members and will be followed by a welcome reception in the Social Enterprise Marketplace.

Included among the panels for the third year, will be a discussion entitled What Kentucky Needs. Lead by retired journalist and editor with the Louisville Courier-Journal, David Hawpe, leaders in the areas of philanthropy, policy and business development will explore why Kentucky fails to dream big and must strive to set the standard in innovative solutions.

David Hawpe

David Hawpe

Moderator

Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame member David Hawpe will lead the third installment of his popular panel discussion entitled, What Kentucky Needs.

Recipients of the 2016 Commonwealth Award, individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves in the field of philanthropy in Kentucky through service, innovation, commitment, and/or lifetime achievement, will be recognized during a luncheon on the second day.