Sara Lomelin

CEO of Philanthropy Together

Sara Lomelin is the founding CEO of Philanthropy Together, a global initiative working to diversify and democratize philanthropy through the power of collective giving. Giving circles are a unique and diverse model of people-powered philanthropy that have given away nearly 1.3 billion dollars in the past two decades. Everyone has a voice in this joyful, democratic new era of philanthropy.

Before launching Philanthropy Together, Lomelin served as the senior director of leadership philanthropy at Opportunity Fund (now Accion Opportunity Fund). For eight years, she was VP of Philanthropy at the Latino Community Foundation, where she created the Latino Giving Circle Network — the largest network of Latinx philanthropists in the US. She serves on the National Council of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute and the Board of Directors of GivingTuesday and Battery Powered.

Her TED “Your Invitation to Disrupt Philanthropy” about giving circles, been viewed over 830,000 times since it was given in September 2022.

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Save the date for a wide variety of engaging
in-person and virtual sessions throughout the year

Whether you are a philanthropist, charity or a professional interested in learning more about assisting your clients in their philanthropic endeavors, prepared to be inspired, enlightened and empowered.

Speakers for
Organizations

Ethan Zohn

May 8, 2024

Tikkun Olam, The Ultimate Survival Tool

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Speakers for
Professionals

David Bentall

May 22, 2024

The Key to Future-Proofing Your Family Enterprise: Emotional Intelligence

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Speakers for
Donors

Serena Hak

November 6, 2024

Why your story is your superpower (Part Two)

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Past Events

Sara Lomelin

March 14, 2024

Your invitation to
disrupt philanthropy

Remote

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Danielle Poulin

January 25, 2024

Gouvernance en philanthropie (En Français)

Remote

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Mark Halpern

November 2, 2023

How to effectively use Life Insurance, RRSP’s / RRIF’s in strategic philanthropy

Remote

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Dan Pallotta

October 19, 2023

How restraints on non-profits undermine their potential

Remote

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Paulanne Jushkevich

October 12, 2023

Ethics & Stewardship: A crucial role in fundraising

Remote

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Tal Ben-Shahar

June 8, 2023

Positive Philanthropy: Applying the science of happiness

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Serena Hak

May 30, 2023

Why your story is your superpower (Part One)

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Shlomi Levy

May 11, 2023

Tax, Estate Planning & Ownership
Needs in the U.S.

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Jeremy Hampson

April 19, 2023

WHY and HOW to have the philanthropic conversation with your clients

Remote

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