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Event to Focus on Next Wave of Charitable Giving

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky is partnering with the Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative to host a half day conference that will take a deep dive into big questions surrounding the next wave of charitable giving.

Panels and presentations throughout the morning will take a comprehensive look at what makes our future givers tick, what life is like as a young funder, and how employers can attract and retain talent through incentivizing employees to give time, talent, and resources to the causes they care about most.

“Northern Kentucky is on the brink of a historic transfer of wealth, with an anticipated $9 billion being passed down to the next generation over the next 10 years,” said Horizon Community Funds President Nancy Grayson.  “As a community, we must be proactive in our approach to this new pool of philanthropists.”

The event will also feature keynote speaker Una Osili, Ph.D., an economist with significant experience in research and policy in the fields of household behavior and economic policy. She is also associate dean for research and international programs at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the world’s first school dedicated to increasing the understanding of philanthropy and improving its practice worldwide.

What: 2019 Next Gen Giving Summit

When: Monday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: St. Elizabeth Technology and Education Center | 3861 Olympic Blvd., Erlanger, KY 41018 

Who: The community is encouraged to attend. Civic leaders, nonprofit organizations, financial advisors and wealth planners, elected officials, faith-based leaders, employers, and other engaged citizens will find useful information that impacts their work and community. 

“KPI appreciates what Northern Kentucky has done in creating and building the Horizon Community Funds,” said Joseph Clabes, president of Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative. “We are excited about this second annual conference on philanthropy — and hold it up as a positive example around the state.”

The 2019 Next Gen Giving Summit is presented by Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky, Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative, Duke Energy, Northern Kentucky Education Council, Northern Kentucky Tribune, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare Foundation. Sponsors include Title Sponsor Corporex, Duke Energy, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and other leading Northern Kentucky organizations.

From Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky