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Action Planning

Moving from theory to action is one of the most important, but most difficult parts of the philanthropic journey. Forward Global's Action Planning program is designed to help you bridge the gap, to articulate your strategy with peers who will provide feedback and accountability, and to identify your next steps... Read more »

Climate Action Lab

Climate Action Lab: December Workshop

Looking back over the year, we’ve heard many of you express the desire to identify a select number of no-brainer climate investments where co-funding could take root (e.g. methane which has been mentioned previously). And with 2024 around the corner, it’s not too early to name a few immediate actions... Read more »

Family Table Action Lab

The Family Table: Peer Workshop on Communication

Working together as a family that desires to have impact, especially across generational differences and transitions, can bring great joy and connection but also complex dynamics and challenges. Join this peer workshop session of The Family Table to help you gain fresh perspectives and insights into a challenge you are... Read more »

Next Gen Action Lab

Next Gen Action Lab: Going Public with Your Giving

Have you ever weighed the benefits and risks of sharing and promoting your perspectives on important topics? Join us in a brave space to practice navigating the pressures, dynamics, and challenges of living and giving in an era of increased scrutiny, cancel culture, and social media. In this session, you... Read more »

Climate Action Lab

Climate Action Lab: Spotlight on India & China

Whether you’re funding climate locally or globally, it is impossible to consider climate progress without talking about India and China. Join this CAL session to learn about the role philanthropy can play in pushing for climate progress in these two powerhouse countries. We’ll bring forward takeaways from the recent COP28... Read more »


Storytelling Studio

"Well-told stories help turn moments of great crises into moments of new beginnings." - Marshall Ganz Explore how to share your own story and connect it to a call to action through this Storytelling Studio, presented by Marshall Ganz, celebrated organizer from the Civil Rights era to Barack Obama's grassroots presidential... Read more »


Essentials Online

Essentials programs introduce the core principles and practices that Forward Global believes are critical for social investors and philanthropists to have impact in the world. The Essentials is also a requirement for all new Forward Global members, and is designed to help participants make the most of other opportunities across... Read more »

Climate Action Lab

Climate Action Lab: February Workshop

Join fellow climate-committed peers to talk strategy, discuss vetted recommendations, and to support one another by sharing what you’re learning too. This CAL Workshop is an opportunity to exchange practical advice, tackle important climate questions and challenges, and be in community with peers who are actively funding in climate.

Family Table Action Lab

The Family Table: Parenting & Money

Raising thoughtful children and preparing them for the future is a fundamental goal for any parent. And within the context of wealth and philanthropy, this can be that much more complicated and challenging. In this session, we'll talk through the fundamentals of raising people who are not defined by money... Read more »


Essentials NYC

Forward Global is a global community of social investors united by their commitment to learning, collaboration and unlocking resources for positive social change. Essentials programmes introduce the Strategic Roadmap, covering the core principles and practices that Forward Global believes are critical for all social investors and philanthropists. They are designed... Read more »

Next Gen Action Lab

Next Gen Action Lab in NYC

Coming together as an in-person group for the first time, join fellow Next Gens for an morning connecting as peers, surfacing your unique challenges and opportunities, exploring new tools and practical ideas, and discussing the difficult and personal but critical topics that we rarely have time to discuss virtually. This... Read more »