Past Events

4
Aug
9:00am - 10:30am
Online Zoom Meeting
Open to: 
Open to: GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Pre-K classroom with tables, chairs, and learning materials on the wall
A robust child care system is vital for the healthy development of St. Louis children and our local economy. We know that high-quality affordable early childhood education leads to positive outcomes...View Details
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29
Jul
9:00am - 10:30am
Online Zoom Meeting
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
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Long-term mission sustainability in the nonprofit sector is increasingly challenged by the economic realities of our era. As COVID-19 and the impending recession affect large and small nonprofits in...View Details
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4
Jun
9:00am - 10:30am
Online Zoom Meeting
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Graphic of a gun and data figures under a microscope
Long before COVID-19, Missouri and the St. Louis region were experiencing another public health epidemic – gun violence. During this webinar, you’ll learn about the latest data and research from...View Details
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14
Apr
9:00am - 10:30am
Online Zoom Meeting
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Headshot of Mailee Walker and Vanessa Garrison
Trust-Based Philanthropy is being embraced by a growing number of foundations as a way to alleviate power imbalances between funders and grantees while fostering more productive and informative...View Details
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25
Mar
9:00am - 10:30am
Online Zoom Meeting
Open to: 
All GCG Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Shape of Missouri with words in it
The economic effects of COVID-19 are being felt around the world. In this online and highly topical program, local expert Amy Blouin, Executive Director of the Missouri Budget Project, will discuss...View Details
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12
Mar
9:00am - 10:30am
St. Louis Community Foundation Building; Fireside Room
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Outline of Missouri Counties Included in the Report
Join us for a special funder briefing on GCG Member United Way of Greater St. Louis’s region-wide Community Needs Assessment and new Community Investment Strategy. We will discuss the results of the...View Details
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12
Feb
9:00am - 10:30am
Marillac Mission Fund
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
People sitting around a rectangular table looking at papers
What would happen if more funders saw their grantees as “funded partners” and proactively sought candid feedback on their grantmaking process? To explore these questions, representatives from the St...View Details
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11
Dec
11:30am - 1:00pm
St. Louis Community Foundation Building; Board Room
Open to: 
Full GCG Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
6 people sitting at rectangular table
Unique learning and networking opportunity for GCG Members who represent our region’s family foundations and donor-advised funds.View Details
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23
Oct
9:00am - 10:30am
Commerce Bank, 15th Floor
Open to: 
Full GCG Members & Non-Member Funders
Racial equity is an imperative for social justice AND also a strategy for economic growth. Beyond an increase in economic output, advancing racial equity can translate into meaningful increases in...View Details
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25
Sep
9:00am - 10:30am
Maritz Headquarters
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Dr. Saras Chung lecturing in front of projected powerpoint
Gateway Center for Giving, in partnership with local strategy organization SkipNV, will host a gathering of funders interested in considering the question, “How can we ensure that all St. Louisans...View Details
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21
Aug
8:30am - 10:00am
Missouri Foundation for Health
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders (free)
Investing with Impact Report Cover
The St. Louis Impact Investing Group will be reconvening next month, and we hope you'll join us. Washington University Professor Heather Cameron and Federal Reserve Bank Community Development Advisor...View Details
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27
Jun
9:00am - 10:30am
Missouri Foundation for Health
Open to: 
All GCG Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Criminal justice reform is high on the equity agenda. Funders throughout the U.S. are turning their attention to criminal justice reform strategies and considering ways to engage community partners...View Details
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19
Jun
9:00am - 10:30am
PNC Center, 8th Floor
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Cover of the First Step to Equity Report
Join us for a conversation with IFF on the results of their recently completed St. Louis regional early childhood education study, which examines access to quality early childhood education programs...View Details
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21
Mar
9:00am - 11:30am
Jewish Federation of St. Louis; Kaplan Feldman Complex Building
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
GCG Members Participating in Conversation
Navigating the complex funder-nonprofit relationship is vital to mission success. Often, it seems, nonprofits do the asking, reporting, and providing, while donors sit in positions to say yes or no,...View Details
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14
Mar
8:30am - 11:00am
St. Louis Community Foundation Building; Board Room
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Andy Theising standing on bus talking to seated funders
Near the beginning of this decade, journalist and editor Alan Ehrenhalt described a phenomenon that he called "The Great Inversion," where suburbs were becoming more like central cities (rising...View Details
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28
Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
St. Louis Community Foundation Building; Board Room
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
Funders sitting at table listening to presenter
Gateway Center for Giving is partnering with Funders for a Just Economy and Economic Opportunity Funders, national networks of funders working to advancing economic equity, opportunity and justice,...View Details
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