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Grantmaker Ethics and Accountability

September 27, 2023 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm EDT

Grantmaker Ethics and Accountability - September 27, 2023

Tools and guidance for navigating ethical challenges in philanthropy

Philanthropy has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years in terms of the sources of wealth underlying charitable gifts, the allocation of resources, and its decision-making processes. More than ever, those engaged in philanthropy need an ethical orientation to inform their work.

This session will offer participants:

  • The opportunity to reflect upon how the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion can inform ethical decision-making.
  • A better understanding of who and what you are accountable to in your work.
  • Practical tools and step-by-step guidance in navigating ethical problems.

Individual Price: $109
Group Rate: $89 per person

Instructors: Aimée Laramore & Michael Layton
Format: Virtual
Register by: September 25

Who should attend this course?
This course is intended for foundation staff, donors, and others engaged in grantmaking. If you do not fit this profile but are interested in attending, please email emily.brenner@gvsu.edu before registering.

Please Note: This workshop will NOT be recorded.

Questions about this event or about your registration?
Please call Emily Brenner at 616-331-7585 or email emily.brenner@gvsu.edu.

Photo of Aimée Laramore
Aimée Laramore, M.B.A., is the director of learning services at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. With more than two decades of experience in the nonprofit world, Aimée has worked with organizations in rural and urban settings, across denominations and socio-economic structures, and throughout a broad array of mission-driven entities. Her experience offers a series of lessons to be learned for governance, fundraising, and the undeniable impact of vision alignment for operational excellence. Learn more about Aimée.

Photo: Michael Layton
Michael D. Layton, Ph.D., is the W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. Michael brings a wealth of experience to this role, including his work as a researcher, teacher, director, advocate, and consultant. He has worked closely with a mix of community philanthropy organizations throughout the Americas, and brings to his position a nuanced understanding of the unique challenges and capacities of community philanthropy to act as a catalyst in promoting community-led development and in strengthening the local context for philanthropy. Learn more about Dr. Layton.


September 27, 2023
1:00 pm–3:00 pm EDT
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