Grantmakers for Education 22nd Annual Conference

Session Proposal Form

Grantmakers for Education invites members to propose learning sessions for our 22nd annual conference— The Equity Journey - Investing in the Whole Learner. Only Grantmakers for Education members may propose conference sessions (click here to inquire about membership) – doing so is an exclusive member benefit.

Before filling out this form, please make sure to read the full session proposal submission guide located here.

We are seeking provocative proposals that proactively prepare funders for the future using engaging formats, innovative ideas, diverse perspectives and a focus on impact. Proposals should have clear learning objectives, specific strategies for engagement, and relevance for funders. Proposal topics should have clear connection to the conference theme on the whole learner. Proposals should also take into account Grantmakers for Education’s operating principles.

The deadline for online submissions is 5:00 pm PT on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Notifications of session selection will be made by late May 2018.

Submitting a Session

Please submit your session proposal using this online form. We recognize that you might need several days to complete the form; before you start to fill out the form, create an account, and you will be able to save and revise your proposal before submitting it. You can also create an account if you’d like to submit more than one proposal.

All proposals must be completed and submitted electronically by 5:00 pm PT on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. If you have questions, please contact


*The information you provide on this form is confidential and will not be shared beyond what is required for the proposal selection process. If your session is selected, information about the session will be shared only after you have been notified and have confirmed acceptance of your proposal.

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