Regional associations of grantmakers are membership groups of organizations and individuals who practice philanthropy. Typically, they have several kinds of members including:
- private foundations
- community foundations
- individual donors
Each regional association of grantmakers serves a specific geographic area. These areas vary in size; some are focused on serving a single metropolitan area, while others may serve an area that spans several states.
In This Area
- Join a Regional Association of Grantmakers
Enhance your giving by joining a regional association of grantmakers and connect with other grantmaking organizations and donors in your community.
- Locate Your Regional Association
Regional association locator connects you to resources on philanthropy in your community. Find your local regional association.
- Regional Meetings and Workshops
Regional Associations and their nonprofit partners sponsor events throughout the year including annual meetings, conferences, and workshops. Find out about what is happening in your region.
- Regional Associations and Social Media
Connect to regional associations through online social networking sites for the latest information and opportunities, find commentary on the philanthropic field on regional association blogs, and develop relationships across our network.
- Roles of Regional Associations
Many regional associations follow these five basic roles to better serve philanthropy in their regions.
- Common Grant Applications
Many regional associations developed a common grant application to ease both the application and the grant review processes. Learn more about the common grant application process in your region.