The Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium is co-hosted by New England International Donors (NEID) and The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI). Together, NEID and TPI offer a long tradition of philanthropic advising and a vibrant funder network to support the creation and design of the Symposium.








New England International Donors (NEID) is a unique peer-to-peer learning network based in Boston that serves a community of passionate & dedicated international philanthropists across the world. For over 10 years NEID has been creating community among internationally focused donors to help address the world’s big problems. At NEID we start with humility. Through strategic networking, educational opportunities, and information sharing we strive for transformational social change. NEID members foster equitable partnerships, learn from each other, connect deeply with one another, inspire each other, and act together to build a world where everyone can thrive. To learn more, visit us at neidonors.org.


The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) is a philanthropic consulting group whose mission is to promote effective giving and improve the practice of philanthropy around the globe by helping individuals, families, foundations, and companies increase the impact of their giving. For over 30 years, TPI has worked with hundreds of donors, foundations, and corporations, has directed more than $1 billion in giving, and influenced billions more. In 2010, TPI established its Center for Global Philanthropy with a mission to promote and increase effective international philanthropy that strengthens local organizations and positively transforms lives and communities around the globe.