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2022 Annual Meeting


The Annual Meeting is Philanthropy Roundtable’s premier event for decision makers committed to strengthening our free society and solving our nation’s greatest problems through meaningful, effective philanthropy. We are excited to bring together hundreds of philanthropic decision makers from around the country to share ideas, strategies and best practices. Session topics will include America’s founding principles, pathways to opportunities and strong communities, among others.

View the Roundtable’s Annual Meeting qualifications.

View the full event agenda.

Meeting Qualifications

Attendance at the Annual Meeting is limited to individual donors and foundation representatives 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
  • 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 their operating budget to grants for external activities (excluding scholarships)

Agenda at a Glance

Subject to Change

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

  • All Day | Arrivals and Registration
  • 5:30 PM | Informal Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

  • 7:30 AM | Informal Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM | Workshops
  • 11:30 AM | Welcome & President’s Address
  • 11:45 AM | Big Idea Talks
  • 12:30 PM | Lunch
  • 2:00 PM | Deep Dive Conversations
  • 3:15 PM | Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  • 5:30 PM | Reception
  • 6:30 PM | Keynote Conversation
  • 7:15 PM | Dinner
  • 9:00 PM | Evening Adjourns

Thursday, October 20, 2022

  • 7:30 AM | Informal Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM | Morning Session
  • 9:00 AM | Morning Keynote Session
  • 10:00 AM | Morning Breakout Sessions
  • 11:15 AM | Simon-DeVos Prize Presentation
  • 12:00 PM | Award Luncheon
  • 1:30 PM | Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00 PM | Organized Recreation
  • 5:00 PM | Reception
  • 6:00 PM | Dinner Keynote Conversation
  • 6:45 PM | Dinner
  • 9:00 PM | Evening Adjourns

Friday, October 21, 2022

  • 7:30 AM | Informal Breakfast
  • 9:30 AM | Closing Conversation
  • 10:15 AM | Morning Breakout Briefings
  • 11:30 AM | Informal Closing Lunch


Wednesday, October 19, 2022

TimeSession
7:30 AMInformal Breakfast
9:00 AMWorkshops (2-3 concurrent)
11:30 AMWelcome & President’s Address
11:45 AMBig Idea Talks (3 back-to-back)
12:30 PMLunch
2:00 PMDeep Dive Conversations (3 concurrent)
3:15 PMAfternoon Breakout Sessions (3 concurrent)
5:30 PMReception
6:30 PMDinner Keynote Conversation
7:15 PMDinner
9:00 PMEvening Adjourns

If you meet the qualifications for attendance, please reach out to the events team for more information on how to register for the 2022 Annual Meeting.

Big Idea Talk

In this “Big Idea” talk at the Roundtable’s 2021 Annual Meeting, Better Together CEO Megan Rose highlights how her organization has been instrumental in keeping families together and helping people find meaningful employment during a tough economic time.