News and Updates

2014 PPCI Emerging Development Professional (EDP) Scholarship
Given in Memory of Arleen Ellis
Applications Due Monday, August 4th!

Each year the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands (PPCI) provides a scholarship to a local development professional, offering them the opportunity to attend the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Conference on Philanthropy.    This year’s scholarship is given in memory of Arleen Ellis, a great fundraiser who was involved with several wonderful organizations, both on and off-Cape and who retired as Director of Philanthropy at HopeHealth in Hyannis.  

The scholarship includes coverage of the cost for attendance and parking fees to attend the AFP Conference on Philanthropy which will take place on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. New in 2014: The EDP Award recipient will also receive a one year complimentary membership to PPCI with this scholarship!

Deadline for applications is Monday, August 4, 2014.  Click here to download the application.


Registration for Philanthropy Day 2014 is now open!

Early bird registration for Philanthropy Day 2014 is now open!

This year’s Plenary Speaker with be Marc Pitman, The Fundraising Coach

Don’t miss this opportunity to register now and take advantage of all that Philanthropy Day has to offer:  Plenary breakfast, a full day of workshops, luncheon and Distinguished Service to Philanthropy Award presentations, cocktail reception and exhibitor raffle!  All taking place Wednesday, November 12th, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis.

CFRE credit is available.  Early Bird Registration ends October 17th – so don’t delay and register now – this event sells out every year!


Open Invitation to Join the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands!

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands (PPCI) is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization that has been in existence on Cape Cod since 1991.   PPCI members participate in lunches four times a year featuring guest speakers on topics relevant to members, including non-profit administration, fundraising, social networks, and special events.  Click here to see what’s coming up for luncheons and workshops!

PPCI also hosts the annual Philanthropy Day conference.   The recent 2013 Philanthropy Day was a full day of speakers knowledgable on a multitude of topics, extended networking opportunities, and a luncheon featuring philanthropic award presentations. Cape & Island non-profit employees, estate planners, board members, and non-profit enthusiasts all around the area attend Philanthropy Day. PPCI members receive discounted admission to this event.  This year’s event will take place on November 12th!

If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join!  Members can attend quarterly luncheon meetings at no charge and receive discounted admission to Philanthropy Day. In addition, becoming a member means being associated with other members who share your interest and knowledge of philanthropy, offering networking and collaborating opportunities throughout the area.  Click here to join!