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SAFSF Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA


Join members of California Foodshed Funders at the annual SAFSF Forum. If you’re from California and plan to attend, please be in touch for details about our California grantmaker meet up.

From SAFSF’s website:

SAFSF 17TH Annual Forum | June 18-20, 2018

SAFSF amplifies the impact of philanthropic and investment communities in support of just and sustainable food and agriculture systems, and the SAFSF Forum is the only national gathering for and by funders supporting just and sustainable food systems change. The Forum challenges participants to understand the need for grantmakers and investors to take on risks in order to co-create more resilient, sustainable, and equitable food systems—and at the same time, provides space to cultivate connections with peers so that no one organization is going it alone.

The three-day Forum offers many opportunities for peer learning, networking, and collaboration. Plenary and workshop sessions and themed dinners allow funders to learn from each other as well as leaders in the field. Day-long site visits encourage participants to learn from work happening in the region and identify themes that might inform their own work once they return home. A full funders-only day provides space for deeper-dive peer engagement around topics of interest.

And because the Forum theme and agenda is developed by and for funders who are working on a variety of issues, approaches, and geographies, attendees will leave with inspiration, strategies, and connections for impactful engagement related to their own work within the food system.

Earlier Event: June 13
Monthly Member Video Conference
Later Event: June 18
SAFSF Annual Forum