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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Mary Phillips

GMA Foundations
Boston, MA
Mary Phillips is a founding partner and President of GMA Foundations, where she has been working with individual donors, families and boards of trustees for over thirty years. She leads the firm’s consulting services and specializes in program design and assessment, planning for transitions, governance structure, trustee orientation, retreat planning and facilitation, foundation start-up services, foundation management, and executive coaching. Mary serves as philanthropic advisor to several family foundations.

Mary is active in the non-profit community and has presented, facilitated and written for the Council on Foundations, Exponent Philanthropy (formerly ASF), the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and other local and national philanthropic associations and donor service organizations. She is a founding member and serves on the Steering Committee of the National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers, a learning community for consultants dedicated to increasing and strengthening philanthropy. Mary is a Past Chair of Associated Grant Makers, a New England-wide, regional association of grantmakers, where she served as an officer for eleven years.

Mary has a Masters of Science in Leadership and Organizational Change from Regis College, and is a cum laude graduate of Emerson College with a B.S. in Business and Organizational Communication.

She dedicates her spare time to enjoying her own family, including her daughter and twenty nieces and nephews, ranging in age from newborn to 33.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, November 20

1:45pm EST