Conference Scholarships

The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles (PPP-LA) is offering three professional scholarships for the 2017 Western Regional Planned Giving Conference to be held May 31, 2017, through June 2, 2017, at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. 

The conference scholarship application deadline is Friday, May 5, 2017.

  • Professional scholarships are available which will provide free conference registration to three current PPP-LA members, valued at $325 per scholarship.

  • The scholarship does not include hotel accommodations.

  • Only one individual from an organization may be awarded a scholarship.

  • The applicant may not have been a previous recipient of a PPP-LA scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants for the professional scholarship must demonstrate they meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a current member, in good standing, of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles.

  • Be one of the following:

    • An employee of a not-for-profit organization.

    • Working in an allied profession (attorney, financial planner, accountant, etc.).

    • Currently seeking employment in any of the above fields.

    • A board member or other volunteer at a not-for-profit organization.

  • Provide a brief statement (1-2 paragraphs) describing how conference participation will be beneficial to the applicant and their organization.

  • Be able to attend the full conference on Thursday and Friday.

  • Be willing to volunteer at the 2016 Western Regional Planned Giving Conference and serve on a PPP-LA committee or serve as a mentor.  Volunteer service (to be mutually agreed upon) will commence upon acceptance of the scholarship. Volunteer opportunities included:

    • Serving on the:

      • 2017 Western Regional Planned Giving Conference Committee

      • Membership Committee

      • Marketing & Outreach Committee

      • Planned Giving 101 Workshop Committee

    • Serving as a Mentor in PPP-LA’s Mentor/Protégé Program

How to Apply

Click here to submit an online application.

If you have any questions and/or need any additional information, please contact the PPP-LA office at 949-715-5400 or e-mail [email protected].