News and Updates

Call for Presenters!
Philanthropy Day Request for Presenters (DEADLINE: May 12, 2014)

Presenter proposals are now being accepted for the 18th Annual Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod which will take place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. This conference is the only annual fundraising professional conference for fundraisers, Executive Directors, Board members and volunteers in the area, and attracts more than 500 professionals on the day of the event.

The day’s educational program consists of one hour and 15 minute sessions, with approximately 30-50 attendees per session.

Click here for details on session topics and how to submit a proposal for consideration for the conference.

Don’t Miss PPCI’s April 30th Workshop:
A Video Storytelling Journey:  Tips on Maximizing the Mileage

Brenda Swain of the Falmouth Service Center, Debra Rogers of Falmouth
Community TV and Rachel Jellinek of Reflection Films will address matters like hiring a video production partner, using community media to communicate your services, events and value, and more…  Click here for more information on this workshop and to register today!

PPCI Announces New Officers and Directors at Annual Luncheon Meeting

The Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands is pleased to announce that Jay Coburn of The Community Development Partnership, Lynn Mason-Small of Rogers and Gray Insurance Agency and Christopher Ward of LaTanzi, Spaulding and Landreth, P.C. joined the Board of Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands as Directors during the PPCI annual meeting held at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis on January 29, 2014.

The following board members were voted on as Officers:  President: Christiane Perry of the Harwich Chamber of Commerce, Vice-President, Kathy Zagzebski of the National Marine Life Center, Treasurer, Bruce Williams of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank and Secretary, Erica Waasdorp of A Direct Solution.  Outgoing Board Member Emily Kellndorfer was recognized for her service to the PPCI Board of Directors.

Guest Speakers Lise Lambert, Chief Growth Officer, HopeHealth and Jerome Karter, Executive Director, Cape Cod Symphony and Conservatory of Music & Arts (CCSCMA) presented on the topic “Presentation of Two Case Studies on Nonprofit Rebranding and Mergers“.

A complete list of the PPCI Board of Directors can be found here.

Thank you for attending Philanthropy Day 2013!

A special thank you to the Philanthropy Day Sponsors!

Click here to see the session powerpoint presentations!

Click here to learn more about the Philanthropy Day Awardees!

We look forward to seeing you at the next Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod - mark your calendars – November 12, 2014!

Open Invitation to Join the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands!

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands (PPCI) is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization that has been in existence on Cape Cod since 1991.   PPCI members participate in lunches four times a year featuring guest speakers on topics relevant to members, including non-profit administration, fundraising, social networks, and special events.  Click here to see what’s coming up for luncheons and workshops!

PPCI also hosts the annual Philanthropy Day conference.   The recent 2013 Philanthropy Day was a full day of speakers knowledgable on a multitude of topics, extended networking opportunities, and a luncheon featuring philanthropic award presentations. Cape & Island non-profit employees, estate planners, board members, and non-profit enthusiasts all around the area attend Philanthropy Day. PPCI members receive discounted admission to this event.  This year’s event will take place on November 12th!

If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join!  Members can attend quarterly luncheon meetings at no charge and receive discounted admission to Philanthropy Day. In addition, becoming a member means being associated with other members who share your interest and knowledge of philanthropy, offering networking and collaborating opportunities throughout the area.  Click here to join!