The 2015 CEP national conference — Leading Effective Foundations — was held in May 2015 at the Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel. More than 300 leaders in the field came together to discuss the most pressing issues in the field and hear from a diverse and thought-provoking lineup of speakers.



Opening Plenary: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Leadership – A System, Not a Person!

Dinner and Discussion with Van Jones

Understanding New Power

A Conversation with Laurene Powell Jobs

New Models of Philanthropy: What’s Promising, What’s Not