Family Philanthropy Symposium


Schedule & Resources


Deep changes in the economy and society are demanding a renaissance of foundation creativity and ingenuity. To meet the needs of 21st century communities, Minnesota family philanthropists are eager to find new strategies to achieve greater impact.

Plan now to find those New Paths to Impact at MCF's 2011 Family Philanthropy Symposium. If you are a trustee, staff member or consultant for a family foundation, or have a donor-advised fund with a community foundation, you won't want to miss this unique opportunity to:

  • engage with your family philanthropy peers;
  • gain important new insights; and,
  • share your own exciting work on issues about which your family cares most.

Click through to learn about our national speakers, thought-provoking breakout sessions, and the full schedule of events.

Special Thanks to our Planning Committee


Becky Erdahl, Carolyn Foundation

Mary Karen Lynn Klimenko, Private Philanthropy Services


Jim Frey, Frey Foundation

Gayle Ober, George Family Foundation/Mardag Foundation

John Huss, Huss Foundation

Teresa Bonner, Rosemary and David Goode Family Foundation

Colleen O'Keefe, Sauer Children's Family Renew Foundation

Kathryn Jensen, Ted and Roberta Mann Foundation

Maggie Arzdorf-Schubbe, The McNeely Foundation

Robyn Schein, The Minneapolis Foundation