RESTORING AMERICAN COMMUNITY
Presented by the Center for Civil Society, a project of American Philanthropic, LLC
November 17, 2021 • Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas • Scottsdale, AZ
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
This conference for Givers, Doers, and Thinkers will take place in Scottsdale, Arizona, on November 17th. This daylong conference is the first in a series of events that will convene donors and civil society leaders to discuss and to develop ways to strengthen American civil society. Our aim is to advance a robust vision for charitable giving that is grounded in the Judeo-Christian understanding of charity, to champion local giving, and to share ideas on how to conserve the natural and cultural goods of our communities and our nation.
The conference will take place on November 17 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas. Conference, check-in, and a continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the conference program will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. There will be a post-conference reception for all attendees from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
The theme of this conference is Restoring American Community. You’ll hear from leading philanthropists, scholars, and nonprofit leaders, with ample opportunity for serious discussion of how concerned citizens might strengthen local communities, advance charity, and conserve the natural and cultural goods of our communities and our nation.
Speakers will include Daniel J. Mahoney, Professor of Political Science at Assumption University and William Schambra, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute. Afternoon panel discussions will feature leaders from a number of foundations and nonprofit leaders including Charlie Kirk (Turning Point USA), Aaron Withe (Freedom Foundation), and John Burtka (Intercollegiate Studies Institute); and philanthropists Marcus Ruzek (Marcus Foundation), Tom Riley (Connelly Foundation), among many others.
Daniel J. Mahoney
PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, ASSUMPTION UNIVERSITY
SENIOR FELLOW, HUDSON INSTITUTE
Chief Executive Officer, Turning Point USA
Chief Executive Officer, Freedom Foundation
John A. Burtka IV
President, Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Senior Program Director, Marcus Foundation
President, Connelly Foundation
Attendance is open to donors; donor advisors; charitable foundation representatives, staff, and board members; and nonprofit leaders. This is a non-solicitation event.