The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough has announced exciting programs celebrating Philanthropy Month in November. The month, which includes National Philanthropy Day on November 14th, recognizes and celebrates the profound impact that philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—has made to our lives, our communities and our world.
The following events are a part of the Community Foundation’s initiatives in November and are open to the public:
4th Annual Philanthropy Forum, Thursday, November 14, 9:00am – 6:00pm, Peterborough Golf & Country Club
The Community Foundation will once again celebrate National Philanthropy Day by hosting Peterborough’s fourth annual Philanthropy Forum. The Forum consists of interactive sessions, breakthrough workshops and a celebration of philanthropy in Peterborough. The unique educational program throughout the day provides board members, staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations with valuable, practical, professional information. A full program description is available at Cfgp.ca/forum.
Creative Cocktail + Philanthropy, Thursday, November 14, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Peterborough Golf & Country Club
The Community Foundation will once again partner with Peterborough Economic Development to host a special edition of Creative Cocktail with a focus on philanthropy and the creative economy. This rousing evening will include inspiring stories of impact while guests mingle among our community’s knowledge workers. Creative Cocktail is designed to bring businesses and professionals in the creative economy together to inspire each other, make business connections and generate collaborations. The non-profit sector is a vital component of Peterborough’s social and economic wellbeing.
Timeraiser, Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, Market Hall
New to this year’s Philanthropy Month line up, the Timeraiser (see YouTube video above) is a silent art auction with a twist: guests bid volunteer time (hours), rather than money, on works of art by local emerging artists. Timeraiser artists are paid for their work, so not only are we building volunteerism but we’re also supporting emerging artists in our community! Learn more about how to become a Timeraiser artist, purchase a ticket or get involved by visiting Peterborough.timeraiser.ca.
***All events are open to the public. For ticket and registration information, visit Cfgp.ca or call 705.740.2347.
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