Opportunities to Connect

Our annual conference, GDConnect, and online community, GDCentral, provide ways for every member of the GivingData community to connect and engage with each other for knowledge-sharing and growth.

Past & Upcoming Events

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  • SEP 24-27
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  • Atlanta, GA
GDConnect 2024

GDConnect 2024 is an immersive convening at The Georgian Terrace in Atlanta. Attendees join in interactive sessions, explore new features, build new skills, and connect with fellow grantmakers in our growing community.

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  • July 18
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  • NYC
Lunch, Learn, and Connect

Hosted at Doris Duke Foundation's office in NYC, join us as we discuss current equity challenges and opportunities, and explore actionable steps that can be taken to promote an equitable philanthropic sector. We'll be joined by Roland Kennedy from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Lunch Learn and Connect - Chicago 5.30.24
  • May 30
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  • Chicago, IL
Lunch, Learn, and Connect

Hosted at Impact House by GivingData and Woods Fund Chicago, this event will provide an opportunity to learn how foundations are using technology and best practices to make their grantmaking processes more efficient, use data to guide their decisions and communicate and collaborate better with their grantees.


From the Community

  • Blog
How Grantmakers are Putting Trust-Based Philanthropy into Action

Trust-based philanthropy centers around advancing equity and ending power imbalances in grantmaking. See how General Service Foundation and Libra Foundation are putting trust-based processes into action.

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  • Webinar
Navigating Grants Management Roles in a Foundation’s Strategic Journey

On August 16 2023, Roberto Cremonini sat down with Abigail Osei, Assistant Vice President at The Starr Foundation, to discuss the many roles grants managers can play within a foundation's strategy lifecycle.

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  • Article
A Model for Grantee Portal Success

This model from our consulting partner,, helps grantmakers plan, build, and launch a successful grantee portal, and support the grantseekers that use their portal regularly.

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In 2023, foundations in the GivingData community awarded over 18,000 grants, totaling $4.5 billion.

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