Call For Sessions 2018




November 15

Marriott Marquis Times Square, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY

1:30 p.m.   Registration 

2:30 p.m.  Welcome from the AITF’s Chair

2:35 p.m.  Director’s Report, Goals for the Day and Overview of the Agenda

2:50 p.m.  Plenary Session on Education

4:10 p.m.   Break

4:20 p.m.   Plenary Session on Economic Development

5:40 p.m.   Presentation of Anchor Institutions Community Partnership Award

5:50 p.m.   Special Briefings from AITF Subgroups

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Opening Reception 


November 16

Marriott Marquis Time Square,  1535 Broadway, New York, NY

7:45 a.m.    Registration

8:15 a.m.    Welcome and Agenda Review for the Day

8:20 a.m.    Opening Keynote Plenary

9:30 a.m.    Special Briefings from AITF Subgroups

9:45 a.m.    Networking Break

10:00 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions

11:30 a.m.   Networking Break (and gather lunch)

11:45 a.m.   Luncheon Plenary

1:00 p.m.      Break

1:10 p.m.      Plenary Session on Health Anchors and Strategies to Improve Community Health

2:30 p.m.      Thematic Breakout Groups What are your reflections on what you have heard today? What are the implications for the AITF’s policy, research, and advocacy going forward?

3:30 p.m.     Highlights from Groups

3:45 p.m.     Closing Remarks and AITF Next Steps

4:00 p.m.     Adjourn

4:15 p.m.     Closing Reception 


To Sponsor the AITF Annual Conference



Philanthropic Innovations

Philanthropic Innovations

A fundamental aspect of Marga Incorporated’s work has been to catalyze innovations in philanthropy. 


Race & Equity in Philanthropy Group

A philanthropic network promoting racial equity and all forms of inclusion in foundation policy and practices.


Anchor Institutions Task Force

An action oriented learning community, promoting the engagement of anchor institutions in community and economic development.