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Upcoming Events

  • The Academy with Joy-Raising
    The Academy with Joy-Raising
    Fri, Sep 27
    The Alexandria in San Carlos
    Sep 27, 2024, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    The Alexandria in San Carlos, 835 Industrial Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070, USA
    Sep 27, 2024, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    The Alexandria in San Carlos, 835 Industrial Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070, USA
    On September 27, 2024, join us for Joy-Raising's newest offering, The Academy. This gathering will provide the skills you need to use an inclusive lens in philanthropy with thought leaders who are doing the work!
  • The Summit 2025- A Joy-Raising Experience for People of Color in Philanthropy
    The Summit 2025- A Joy-Raising Experience for People of Color in Philanthropy
    Mon, Jun 23
    Chicago
    Jun 23, 2025, 9:00 AM – Jun 24, 2025, 3:00 PM
    Chicago, 5815 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States
    Jun 23, 2025, 9:00 AM – Jun 24, 2025, 3:00 PM
    Chicago, 5815 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States
    Be on the list to get early information about The Summit 2025.

Recent Events

  • The Summit 2024
    The Summit 2024
    Mon, Jun 24
    University of Chicago- Gordon Parks Arts
    Jun 24, 2024, 3:00 PM CDT – Jun 26, 2024, 1:30 PM CDT
    University of Chicago- Gordon Parks Arts, Chicago, IL, USA
    Jun 24, 2024, 3:00 PM CDT – Jun 26, 2024, 1:30 PM CDT
    University of Chicago- Gordon Parks Arts, Chicago, IL, USA
    This isn't just another gathering – it's where passion meets purpose. Join us for this transformative experience!
  • The Space: A quarterly online community experience for BIPOC leaders in philanthropy
    The Space: A quarterly online community experience for BIPOC leaders in philanthropy
    Tue, Jun 04
    Online Webinar
    Jun 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Online Webinar
    Jun 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Online Webinar
    The Space provides BIPOC leaders in philanthropy an opportunity for discussion and community in an affinity space.
  • Proud Sponsor of the NAIS People of Color Conference
    Proud Sponsor of the NAIS People of Color Conference
    Wed, Nov 29
    St. Louis
    Nov 29, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 02, 2023, 1:00 PM
    St. Louis, 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101, USA
    Nov 29, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 02, 2023, 1:00 PM
    St. Louis, 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101, USA
    Once again Joy-Raising is a proud sponsor of the NAIS People of Color Conference! Meet us in St. Louis and be sure to party with us at Club PoCC as we are an official party sponsor for the event.
  • The Summit 2023
    The Summit 2023
    Sun, Jun 25
    University of Chicago
    Jun 25, 2023, 4:00 PM – Jun 27, 2023, 1:00 PM
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Jun 25, 2023, 4:00 PM – Jun 27, 2023, 1:00 PM
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    The Summit is an annual signature Joy-Raising experience that brings together people of color in philanthropy.
  • CASE- NAIS 2023
    CASE- NAIS 2023
    Sun, Jan 29
    New York
    Jan 29, 2023, 12:00 PM EST – Jan 31, 2023, 12:00 PM EST
    New York, New York, NY, USA
    Jan 29, 2023, 12:00 PM EST – Jan 31, 2023, 12:00 PM EST
    New York, New York, NY, USA
  • The Space: Let's Talk!
    The Space: Let's Talk!
    Thu, Dec 15
    Online Zoom Event
    Dec 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Online Zoom Event
    Dec 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Online Zoom Event
    Together we can thrive!
  • NAIS- PoCC
    NAIS- PoCC
    Wed, Nov 30
    San Antonio
    Nov 30, 2022, 7:00 AM – Dec 03, 2022, 4:00 PM
    San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Nov 30, 2022, 7:00 AM – Dec 03, 2022, 4:00 PM
    San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Joy-Raising is a proud sponsor PoCC
  • Tedx Boston
    Tedx Boston
    Sun, Nov 13
    Boston
    Nov 13, 2022, 9:00 AM – Nov 14, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Nov 13, 2022, 9:00 AM – Nov 14, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Boston, Boston, MA, USA
  • The Summit
    The Summit
    Wed, Jun 23
    Interactive Online Conference
    Jun 23, 2021, 9:00 AM PDT – Jun 24, 2021, 3:00 PM PDT
    Interactive Online Conference
    Jun 23, 2021, 9:00 AM PDT – Jun 24, 2021, 3:00 PM PDT
    Interactive Online Conference
    Join us for an enriching two day experience. Learn from leaders of color in philanthropy and grow with your peers. Be inspired and prepared to do great things!
  • Caste Book Discussion- Part 2
    Caste Book Discussion- Part 2
    Sun, Apr 11
    RSVP to Receive the Zoom Link
    Apr 11, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    RSVP to Receive the Zoom Link
    Apr 11, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    RSVP to Receive the Zoom Link
    We ran out of time, so let's continue the discussion. In our second session we will discuss the pillars.
  • The Relaunch: Spring 2021
    The Relaunch: Spring 2021
    Fri, Apr 02
    Zoom link will be sent with registration
    Apr 02, 2021, 10:00 AM PDT – Apr 23, 2021, 11:30 AM PDT
    Zoom link will be sent with registration
    Apr 02, 2021, 10:00 AM PDT – Apr 23, 2021, 11:30 AM PDT
    Zoom link will be sent with registration
    Four Fridays in April: 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23 Let's unpack and and examine the things that we can do to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive.
  • Caste Book Discussion
    Caste Book Discussion
    Sun, Mar 21
    Online zoom event
    Mar 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Online zoom event
    Mar 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Online zoom event
    Join us for a conversation to unpack our truths through a discussion of the book "Caste" by author Isabel Wilkerson.
  • The Relaunch: January 2021
    The Relaunch: January 2021
    Fri, Jan 08
    Zoom link will be sent with registration
    Jan 08, 2021, 10:00 AM PST
    Zoom link will be sent with registration
    Jan 08, 2021, 10:00 AM PST
    Zoom link will be sent with registration
    Four Fridays in January: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 We're all ready for new beginnings in 2021. Start this January with a chance to do better in 2021 and beyond. Let's unpack and and examine the things that we can do to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive.
  • The Space: A Conversation for People of Color in Advancement
    The Space: A Conversation for People of Color in Advancement
    Fri, Dec 11
    Online Zoom Event
    Dec 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Online Zoom Event
    Dec 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Online Zoom Event
    Yes we exist! And we should know each other. Let's gather to discuss the particular opportunities and challenges of being a person of color working in the typically traditional world of advancement. What can we do to support ourselves and each other in our work in order to continue to thrive?
  • The Relaunch Session #4: Setting Goals that Matter, Progress and Innovative Incentives
    The Relaunch Session #4: Setting Goals that Matter, Progress and Innovative Incentives
    Wed, Aug 26
    Online Zoom Event
    Aug 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
    Online Zoom Event
    Aug 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
    Online Zoom Event
    Session #4 of The Relaunch will focus on Setting Goals that Matter, Measuring Progress & Creating Innovative Incentives for Teams. We will be in conversation with Mitch Bostian, Head of School, The Berkeley School. Join us!
  • The Relaunch Session #3: Events and Volunteer Engagement Through an Equity Lens
    The Relaunch Session #3: Events and Volunteer Engagement Through an Equity Lens
    Wed, Aug 12
    Online Zoom Event
    Aug 12, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
    Online Zoom Event
    Aug 12, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
    Online Zoom Event
    Session #3 of The Relaunch will question who we can approach our philanthropic events and volunteer engagement through an equity lens. We will be in conversation with Alison Park, Founder of Blink Consulting. Join us on this journey to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive and antiracist.
  • The Relaunch Session #2: Cultivation, Stewardship and The Ask
    The Relaunch Session #2: Cultivation, Stewardship and The Ask
    Wed, Jul 29
    Online Zoom Event
    Jul 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
    Online Zoom Event
    Jul 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
    Online Zoom Event
    Session #2 of The Relaunch will tackle critical issues surrounding donor cultivation and stewardship and making the ask. Special guest, Wanda Holland Greene. Join us on this journey to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive and antiracist.
  • A Few Steps Towards Developing an Anti-Racist Philanthropy Program
    A Few Steps Towards Developing an Anti-Racist Philanthropy Program
    Fri, Jun 19
    Online Conversation
    Jun 19, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Online Conversation
    Jun 19, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Online Conversation
    Like you, Joy-Raising objects to policies and behaviors that negatively impact groups of people based on race. But what if this is happening in our organizations unintentionally? And how do you ensure that it doesn't happen in your Advancement practices? Join me, let's talk.
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