Animal Grantmakers is the nation’s only funder affinity group focused on protecting and enabling the wellbeing of animals of all stripes. Together, we envision a safer and kinder world for animals, and a better and more sustainable future for us all.
Join us in historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 22 - 25, 2023 as we gather with peer funders, grantees, scientists, academics, and other experts in the field to strengthen our collective impact.
With interdependence as this year's theme, the unparalleled conference will feature:
Three amazing field trips: 1) Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines; 2) ACCT Philly; and 3) an animal rights / vegan history walking tour.
Many opportunities to socialize and network with peers, including three receptions, a gala dinner, and group meals and breaks.
Rich presentations and discussions with leading experts on a wide range of animals and animal issues, with a focus on interdependence and intersectionality.
Several interactive workshops on such topics as advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in animal protection and where animal philanthropy should be in 2030.
An afternoon of "Lightning Talks" (shorter solo presentations inspired by last year’s TED-type Talks).
formats, including film, panel discussions, and a dinner keynote from Beth Allgood, founder and executive director of One Nature.
The deadline to register for the conference is October 14, 2023. Please consider making a donation to help Animal Grantmakers continue to provide a stellar conference focused on improving the welfare of animals through engaged philanthropy.
The deadline to book your room at the Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square at Animal Grantmakers’ discounted group rate is September 30, 2023. Room availability cannot be guaranteed after the deadline. invisible invisible
The Animal Grantmakers Annual Conference is limited to members of Animal Grantmakers and organizations that are primarily grantmakers. If you are interested in learning more about Animal Grantmakers and attending the conference for free as a first-time guest, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a Conference Sponsor
Your sponsorship of the 2023 Animal Grantmakers Conference is critical to our ability to draw prominent speakers, provide compelling and actionable programming, and enable participants to build meaningful relationships, all of which will strengthen our collective impact on behalf of animals. See Sponsorship Levels and Benefits to learn more.
If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please email Larry Green, Animal Grantmakers’ Board president, at email@example.com. We would be honored to partner with you!
2023 Conference Sponsors
2023 Conference Committee