This amazing event for youth philanthropists ages 12-21 and the adults who support them from across the Northeast, was held at Brandeis University, just west of Boston in Waltham, MA. Youth philanthropists were able to share their practices in giving and grantmaking, learn together with sessions built for youth and adults, and have fun! 200 attendess from 20 different organizations attended this event.

Check out the amazing schedule that was planned for this event with presenters of all ages from across the region and the nation! Questions? Email Katherine@youthphilanthropyconnect.org

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John Oddy

Foundation Source
John Oddy, Senior Philanthropic Director at Foundation Source, is an expert in the field of philanthropy and private foundations. He helps clients accomplish their philanthropic goals in various ways including research, strategic planning, grant-making and evaluation, governance and family engagement. John has over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.
Before coming to Foundation Source, John was Executive Director of The Royal Oak Foundation, a U.S. charity supporting the National Trust of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Prior to that, he was Program Officer at the Getty Grant Program, the philanthropic arm of the J. Paul Getty Trust, supporting conservation of significant art and architecture internationally. He also launched and managed various grantmaking initiatives in previous positions he held at The Judith Rothschild Foundation and The J.M. Kaplan Fund of New York. Mr. Oddy studied Art History as an undergraduate at Bard College and Urban Planning at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, November 20

1:45pm EST