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Annual Conference

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PEAK2023 Baltimore

Join philanthropy colleagues for PEAK’s 2023 community convening in Baltimore from March 12–15, 2023.

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PEAK2022 Online

In March 2022, more than 1,200 members of the PEAK community came together for a virtual conference centering on what it looks like to “live your PEAK.” Across the week, we imagined how grantmaking can truly embody what PEAK stands for: Principles, Equity, Advocacy, and Knowledge, taking inspiration from thought-provoking keynotes, interactive peer dialogues, skill-building breakouts, and community gatherings—leaving empowered to lead change in our organizations and the sector at large.

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PEAK2021 Online

Across eight days in May 2021, more than 1,300 philanthropy professionals gathered for an immersive virtual conference experience to reconnect with colleagues and strengthen our community. Together, we examined and expanded upon a pivotal and visionary year, and looked at how far the profession of grants management has come – its growing influence and responsibility, critical work in this moment to meet the challenges of our day, and evolving role as a change leader in philanthropy.



PEAK2020 Online

On March 4, 2020, PEAK’s Board of Directors made the decision to cancel the PEAK2020 conference slated for March 9-11 in Seattle due to the COVID-19 outbreak—a decision based wholly on ensuring the health and safety of attendees, presenters, sponsors, exhibitors, hotel workers, and the communities to which each would have been returning.

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Two months later, we hosted our first-ever virtual conference, bringing together more than a thousand grants management professionals and our partners for a series of learning and networking events around the theme, Courage in Practice.



Past Conferences

Online | March 2022

Online | May 2021

PEAK2020: Courage in Practice
Online | May 2020

PEAK2019: Helping Grantmakers Advance Grantmaking
Denver | March 11-13, 2019

PEAK2018: Creating the Future Together
Orlando | March 19-21, 2018

PEAK2017: In the Spotlight
Hollywood | March 20-22, 2017

PEAK2016: Take the Lead
New Orleans | March 14-16, 2016