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Join us in Orlando, Florida, for PEAK Grantmaking’s 13th Annual Conference, March 19-21, 2018, sure to be filled with the magic of the area and the memories of a lifetime. Register Now!

Our conference committee is working to develop a three-day conference experience that will advance the grants management field and exceed the expectations of the leaders and change agents that attend our annual conference. With more than 50+ breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, short talks, and plenaries on the program agenda, there’s sure to be knowledge-sharing, career-building, networking, and solutions that you can take home with you.

Our program and sessions will be announced soon. Join our mailing list to stay connected to our conference!

#PEAK2018 Learning Tracks

  • Effective Practices: streamline and improve your grantmaking practices, maximizing the resources devoted to achieving your mission.
  • Knowledge Management: expand your ability to gather, organize, analyze, and share data, information, and the resulting knowledge to increase your organization’s philanthropic impact.
  • Leadership: hone your professional and personal skills to be more effective in leading and managing effective practices for your organization.
  • Outcomes/Evaluation: develop your understanding of the approaches, methods, and tools used to evaluate and track grantmaking results.
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: learn how to address disparities in your grantmaking practices to bring more fairness and justice into philanthropy.
  • Technology: integrate technology into your grantmaking to be more efficient and effective.
  • Compliance: master the complex and constantly evolving financial and legal issues impacting grantmaking.


About our Host City

Orlando, Florida

Orlando is known around the world for its major entertainment attractions, especially Walt Disney World. Behind the scenes of the area’s tourism and entertainment industry is a dynamic and diversified economy that has expanded enormously. Among its most important industry sectors are high technology, aviation and aerospace, film and television production, biotechnology, and manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution.

Attractions & Theme Parks

Take advantage of experiences that are uniquely Orlando, like splashing thrill rides at one of Orlando’s multiple water parks or getting up close with alligators and other wildlife at Gatorland. Adrenaline lovers can experience the thrill of indoor skydiving. And the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down: check out a show at Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group or one of Orlando’s many dinner theaters for an entertaining nightcap. In addition, visitors both young and young at heart can immerse themselves in the world’s top theme parks right here in Orlando. From the classic Magic Kingdom® Park at Walt Disney World® Resort to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando® Resort, there’s a world for everyone to escape into! Experience a wonderland of ocean animals at SeaWorld® Orlando. Discover fun for the whole family at LEGOLAND® Florida, one of Orlando’s newest theme parks.


If you plan to come to #PEAK2018, you’re in for a treat! Orlando has plenty of delicious options to satisfy every taste and budget. From theme park dining and dinner shows to farm-fresh and celebrity-chef anchored gourmet, we suggest that you come hungry! Learn More.


While you’re in town, visit top department stores and outlets, featuring a wide selection from the world’s top designers at incredible savings. With this many shopping options in Orlando, post-conference retail therapy isn’t far from reach. Learn More.