Emerging Philanthropists is a group of young leaders working to make an impact in our region through innovation and equity in the nonprofit sector. Members donate and contribute their time to make a difference and also have opportunities to network with community philanthropic leaders and corporate executives in Southeastern Michigan.

Membership Criteria and Benefits

Members give at least $500 per year and receive access to custom volunteer opportunities, as well as social and networking events, including happy hours, In the Boardroom sessions and policy functions.

160 members

$150,000 raised in 2019

2000+ hours networked

Meet Our Leadership

Meet the next generation of philanthropists who are helping shape the work of United Way.

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Testimonials

Learn why these leaders joined United Way’s Emerging Philanthropists.

“I joined Emerging Philanthropists to work with like-minded professionals looking to give back to our community.”

Brad Lutz