RMPI Overview

Save the Date for RMPI 2021
September 9-10, 2021

Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute (RMPI) is AFP Colorado’s annual conference dedicated to bringing Colorado nonprofit leaders and learners together to grow, network, and rejuvenate.

Building upon the success of last year’s virtual conference, RMPI 2021 will be brought to you again in real-time via your home or wherever you access the internet. Should circumstances allow, intimate regional gatherings will be available for in-person networking.

RMPI 2021 will kick off with an action-packed afternoon on Thursday, September 9, leading up to the main events on Friday, September 10.  You can look forward to the best of RMPI 2021:

  • An enlightening fireside chat with keynote speaker, Edgar Villanueva, the globally-recognized racial justice activist, philanthropist, and author of “Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance”
  • A featured talk by Temple Grandin, renowned scientist and activist, who will share her wisdom on thinking differently and leadership
  • Multiple educational and engaging speaker sessions of your choice
  • Entertaining emceeing by Reggie Rivers himself
  • Networking opportunities with fundraisers from across the state


This year’s conference, “Purpose and Possibility” will provide nonprofit professionals the opportunity to brush up on fundraising skills, network, and set intentions for a post-pandemic era where a world of possibility lies ahead. We believe that our industry has the opportunity to lead the charge in embracing change and setting a purposeful and inclusive path forward. By coming together to learn and grow during RMPI 2021, together we can work towards the possibility of tomorrow. Join us for this immersive, inspiring and collaborative conference – you won’t be disappointed!

This page will be continually updated with more information about RMPI registration and sessions – stay tuned!


The call for speakers is now closed. Details will be announced soon about scheduled speakers.


Scholarships for RMPI will be available.  Details will be coming soon!


Full sponsorship information is now available here. (Clicking the full screen button will give you the best experience) If you have RMPI sponsorship questions, please contact Cindy Grubenhoff for details.

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