OC Grantmakers Summit 2020

OC Grantmakers Summit 2020

October 15-16 & 19-20, 2020

Thank you to those who attended the Orange County Grantmakers 2020 Annual Summit!

Keynote Speakers
Ruha Benjamin
Alison Edwards
Kathleen Kelly Janus
Nupol Kiazolu
Vu Le
Wes Moore
Dean Richardson
L. Song Richardson

Day 1 Morning Keynote: Vu Le
“A Conversation Around Equity, Nonprofit Leadership, and Drawing a New Fish.”

Day 2 Morning Keynote: Kathleen Kelly Janus
“Recovering Together: How Nonprofits, Government and Business can Collectively Work Towards a More Equitable Future.”

Day 3 Morning Keynote: Ruha BenjaminNupol KiazoluAli EdwardsL. Song Richardson
“A Fireside Chat on Equity, Race, and How to Inspire Action” (audio only)

Breakout Session Speakers
  • Fred Ali
  • Eric Altman
  • Regina Birdsell
  • Bill Bracken
  • Lucy Salcido Carter
  • Samuel J. Casey
  • Eduardo Cisneros
  • Ely Flores
  • Harald Herrmann
  • Dean Kim
  • Dr. Bryant Marks
  • Megan McClaire
  • Perla Ni
  • Anne Olin
  • Carlos Perea
  • Dawn Reese
  • Alex Serna
  • Rick Stein
  • Jack Toan
  • Zoot Velasco
  • Sid Voorakkara
  • Marcus Walton
  • Kevin Mo-Wong
  • Iliana Welty
  • Daniel Zingale
Annual Summit Award Winners

The Sister Regina Legacy Leader Award recognizes nonprofit, professional or volunteer leaders who demonstrate humble character, a long-term commitment to Orange County’s nonprofit community, and years of quietly working for the betterment of Orange County as a whole.


The OCG Outstanding Change Maker Award recognizes and celebrates individual(s) that are doing extraordinary things to make Orange County a better place to live, work and thrive in.


The Emerging Leader Award seeks to honor an up-and-coming nonprofit and/or philanthropic professional who has made a significant contributions to their field, and who has demonstrated their potential for leadership and continuing service.