2014 Conference: Connecting Local to Global

The annual conference is an opportunity for PSFG members and prospective members to network; engage in strategic conversations with leaders in the field of peace and security; and develop their grantmaking skills.

Click here for the agenda and here to register.

Highlights for the 2014 conference include:

  • three interactive panels on best practices from successful policy campaigns, on engaging unlikely peace/security allies, and on "Next Gen" funders;
  • four Working Groups, including Women, Peace and Security and Conflict & Atrocities Prevention (both new), will meet to build relationships and discuss joint initiatives;
  • a ton of networking opportunities, including a reception with local VIPs, hosted by PSFG member the MacArthur Foundation, and a welcome dinner with Ambassador Ivo Daalder; and
  • three skills-building workshops.
Photo courtesy of Madeleine Holland

Photo courtesy of Madeleine Holland


The monthly newsletter includes information about colleagues' programs and priorities; developments in the field of philanthropy; innovative research and resources; and upcoming events. The newsletter is password-protected and for members-only. Please contact us for the password.

In the March 2014 edition, we highlight registration for the PSFG annual conference in Chicago; announce the official re-launch of the Women, Peace and Security working group; invite members to join us on LinkedIn; and more. Click here to access.