Save the date, coming in Fall of 2025!

Check back here for more information as we get closer.   

WPN’s statewide conference is the largest gathering of philanthropic professionals in Wisconsin. This convening offers one-of-a-kind professional development and networking opportunities to support and promote effective philanthropy in Wisconsin.

Frequently asked questions

Who should attend the conference?  

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network invites philanthropic professionals (including both foundation staff and board members) and partners looking to build their skills, as well as individuals interested in learning about trends and issues in philanthropy.  

Will there be a call for proposals?  

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network staff and planning committee members are actively engaging with members about programming content for this year’s conference. If you have an idea you would like to discuss with the WPN team, please reach out to Kristi Anderson (  

Can I attend the conference virtually? 

No, the conference will be in-person only.  

Will you have exhibitors at this year’s conference?  

Yes, please contact Karla Lodholz ( with any interest in being an exhibitor or a conference sponsor.  

Will you have COVID-19 health protocols as part of your conference?  

Yes, these protocols will be updated closer to the event aligned to recommendations from public health professionals.  

Is parking available on site?

Yes – a parking garage is available at the conference venue. Use the vehicle entrance on 819 N. Water Street or on E. Kilbourn Avenue just west of the main entrance into Saint Kate.