Inclusive Economic Prosperity
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Inclusive Economic Prosperity

What is Philanthropy's Role in Economic Development?

5/23/2018 to 5/24/2018
When: May 23rd-24th, 2018
May 23rd 8 AM - 8 PM ; May 24th 8 AM - 12 PM
Where: Milliken & Company, Innovation Center
920 Milliken Road
Spartanburg, South Carolina  29303
United States
Contact: Brad Ward
703-879-0640

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To understand the role that philanthropy can play in inclusive economic prosperity, it helps to examine the landscape that contributes to a healthy economic ecosystem that is both equitable and innovative.

The Council on Foundations and our partners, The Spartanburg County Foundation and the Southeastern Council of Foundations, invite you to a dynamic two-day convening at the innovation centers of two prominent Southern corporations - Milliken and BMW Manufacturing - where we will consider the factors that make up a healthy local and regional economy that strives to be inclusive  and promotes innovation.

Our task will be to delve into the role foundations can play in this unique approach to creating a regional economic innovation ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the economic drivers of the South and what constitutes an innovation ecosystem. 

Hear from local, regional, and national experts on the topics such as community leadership, impact investing, resource alignment, and competitive talent development.

Click here to read more about why Spartanburg was chosen as the site of Inclusive Economic Prosperity in the South!  

 

COST

$119 for Members | $159 for Non-Members

The registration deadline for this event is May 15, 2018. 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer
Co-Founder, Ballmer Group
Chairman, Los Angeles Clippers

 

CONVENING FACILITATORS

Mike Green

Mike Green
Co-Founder

                    ScaleUp Partners                   

 

Chris Gergen

Chris Gergen
CEO, Forward Impact and Founder
Forward Cities


 

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