Conference on Charitable Giving offers education, networking for financial advisors, philanthropy professionals


Financial advisors, attorneys, CPAs and philanthropy professionals are invited to join us for the Conference on Charitable Giving, Thursday, May 12 at Stanford University in Palo Alto. 

This full-day conference and networking opportunity is co-presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Stanford University's Office of Planned Giving.

Register online

Attendees will hear from expert speakers and panelists about new developments and emerging practices in the field of philanthropic advising. 

Continuing education credits are available: 

  • CFRE – 6 credits
  • MCLE & Specialization in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law – 5 credits
  • California State Board of Accountancy – 5 credits
  • CFP – 5 credits 

Sessions will cover charitable taxation, advanced planning and drafting, venture capital, charitable remainder trusts and gift annuities, intellectual property, corporate philanthropy, strategic philanthropy, and much more. View the full conference program.

The keynote speaker will be Stanford University's Dan Klein, lecturer of management, Graduate School of Business, lecturer, Stanford Theater and Performance Studies Department, instructor,, and resident fellow. Klein's session, titled, "Status and connection: Expanding your authentic range," will focus on maintaining authenticity while creating stronger personal and professional connections.

The conference fee of $225 includes access conference materials and handouts, continental breakfast, full lunch buffet, afternoon snacks and reception. Register online