Meeting Attendance Qualifications

The Philanthropy Roundtable maintains a qualified donor attendance policy for our events. Please carefully review the qualification policy for the event you wish to attend and ensure you are qualified before registering.

We welcome your interest in the Roundtable's programming and hope we can serve you in your charitable objectives.

Annual Meeting Attendance

The Annual Meeting is the Philanthropy Roundtable's premier event for foundation trustees and philanthropic decision makers committed to strengthening our free society and to exploring, collaborating, and solving our nation's greatest problems through meaningful and effective philanthropy. For over 30 years, donors from across the country have met to share ideas, strategies, and best practices, and hear from America's leading experts in private innovation and forward-thinking policy.

Attendance at our Annual Meeting is limited to individual donors and foundation representatives who:  

  1. Make charitable grants and contributions of at least $100,000 a year or expect to do so in the future. In-kind contributions should not be part of the contribution calculation.  

  1. Contribute $1,000+ to the Roundtable on an annual basis. 

Development officers from any qualified organization and/or public charity are ineligible to attend. 

Qualified Attendees Include:

  • Individual philanthropists
  • Board and staff of private foundations
  • Board and staff of operating foundations
  • Board and staff of corporate foundations and corporate giving programs
  • CEO, executive director or president of community foundations
  • CEO, executive director or president of venture philanthropy partnerships
  • CEO, executive director or president of donor-advised funds
  • CEO, executive director or president of regional grantmaker associations
  • Donor advisors may attend with a qualified donor, or they may attend if they provide verification of their registration on behalf of a qualified donor. 
  • CEO, executive director or president of qualified public charities. Qualified public charities include those that make grants in excess of one million dollars annually and devote more than half of their operating budget to grants for external activities (excluding scholarships.)

Regional Meeting Attendance

The Philanthropy Roundtable's Regional Meetings are open to those who make charitable grants and contributions of at least $100,000 a year or expect to do so in the future. In-kind contributions should not be part of the contribution calculation. 

Development officers from any qualified organization and/or public charity are ineligible to attend. 

Qualified Attendees Include: 

  • Individual philanthropists
  • Board and staff of private foundations
  • Board and staff of operating foundations
  • Board and staff of corporate foundations and corporate giving programs
  • CEO, executive director, president or program staff of community foundations
  • CEO, executive director, president or program staff of venture philanthropy partnerships
  • CEO, executive director, president or program staff of donor advised funds  
  • CEO, executive director, president or program staff of regional grantmaker associations
  • Donor advisors may attend if they provide verification of their registration on behalf of a qualified donor.
  • CEO, executive director, president, or program staff of qualified public charities. Qualified public charities include those that make grants in excess of one million dollars annually and devote more than half of their operating budget to grants for external activities (excluding scholarships.) 

Non-Solicitation Policy:

The Philanthropy Roundtable has a strict non-solicitation policy. We do not condone solicitation of meeting participants before, during or after any event we host. Should you receive any type of solicitation, please contact us at 202.822.8333 so that immediate attention can be directed to the matter.