The IFIP Learning Institute supports funders to strengthen, develop and adopt funding strategies and practices that values Indigenous Peoples, respects their rights and incorporates their values in what and how donors engage with Indigenous communities.
The aim of the institute is to transform at a systems change level the funding sector to one of understanding and respecting of Indigenous Peoples, which adopts value based partnerships and better resources Indigenous Peoples’ efforts.
In offering this new learning space to the funding community, IFIP is committed to making this a rich learning experience for funders and Indigenous leaders (grantmakers and non-grantmakers), who will be participating as institute faculty. Indigenous Philanthropy questions funders’ assumptions and offers deep reflections that are necessary for a funding community that is committed to social justice and movement building.
The Institute is a 6 month program that includes:
Opening retreat: A 3-day retreat from April 29-May 1, 2019 at Alnoba, Kensington, New Hampshire.
Virtual Meeting: Week of July 8, 2019 (Date TBA)
Closing retreat: September 20, 2019 in San Francisco Bay Area.
Cost: $3,750 + 50% of the processing fees.
Program fees do not include airfare and transportation to and from the retreats or lodging for the closing retreat. No cancellations or refunds after April 1st.