The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy brings experts in the field of philanthropy to Brandeis University to enhance the collective knowledge of the faculty, staff and students of the University. The Sillerman Center convenes groups around issues in philanthropy.  These forums or roundtables allow people in the field to share ideas and experiences with each other.

Upcoming Events:

On October 22, 2017, The Sillerman Center, Youth Philanthropy Connect, and an amazing group of partners will hold our 3rd annual Youth Philanthropy Conference at Tufts University's Fletcher School in partnership with the Tisch College of Civic Life. Registration will open this summer!

Recent Events:

On November 20, 2016, Sillerman was honored to host over 200 youth philanthropists and their adult supporters for the 2016 Northeast Youth Philanthropy Gathering, in collaboration with Youth Philanthropy Connect. The goal of the day was to have fun, make new friends, and learn about empathy, other ways to practice philanthropy, think about social justice philanthropy, and come together as a community.

For photos from the event, please visit Youth Philanthropy Connect's Facebook.

On October 20, 2016, The Sillerman Center, in partnership with the Maine Health Access Foundation, The NH-based Endowment for Health, GCIR, Maine Community Foundation, and Elmina B. Sewall Foundation, sponsored Community-Engaged Grantmaking: Putting Immigrant Integration into practice. The event provided the opportunity for Northern New England Funders and Philanthropic Advisors to hear from and interact with local community leaders with the goal of informing grantmaking strategies for maximum integration. Case studies and national scale best practices were discussed to further understanding on the topic. This event was designed as a follow-up to the Funder’s Briefing on June 3rd, 2016. The meeting is part of the Sillerman Center’s ongoing project, Immigrant Integration in Northern New England.

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