Better Together Youth Summits

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9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Peabody Public Library
1160 IN-205
Columbia City, Indiana

Summer is a great time to relax, refresh, and gear up for the next school year. It’s also a great time to learn from and collaborate with other youth philanthropists! Join Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana (YPII), a signature program of Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, for BETTER TOGETHER—a one-day regional summit to inspire and be inspired! Open to youth and youth-serving adults, the BETTER TOGETHER Regional Summits take place at three locations throughout Indiana. Register now for a philanthropic adventure that will leave you with creative, practical, and useful information to begin or continue the transformation of your local community and grow tomorrow’s leaders.

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  • June 28: Central Region
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. local time
    Park Tudor School, 7200 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46240
  • July 19: Southern Region
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. local time
    Country Lake Christian Retreat, 815 Country Lake Road, Underwood, IN 47177
  • September 22: Northeast Region
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. local time
    Peabody Public Library, 1160 IN-205, Columbia City, IN 46725


$25 (includes activities, breakfast, lunch, snacks)

Who should come on this philanthropic adventure?

  • Youth and adults actively involved in youth philanthropy groups.
  • Community foundation staff, board members, and volunteers working with youth philanthropists.
  • Foundations and organizations interested in convening community leaders around the topic of youth philanthropy.

What can I expect?

Hands-on breakout sessions, fun team-building activities, impactful service projects, and networking time.

Need more information?

Contact Jill Gordon, YPII Program Director, by calling 317.630.5200 ext. 116 or email [email protected].


Locally based in Indianapolis, Indiana and nationally connected, Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana (YPII) is a signature program of the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA).  With the mission “to grow lifelong philanthropists who share their time, talent, and treasure for the common good”, YPII provides educational training, youth philanthropy research and philanthropic resources to community foundations, youth-serving organizations, schools, families, and youth interested in teaching youth about giving and serving (philanthropy) in their