The International Education Funders Group (IEFG) holds at least two in-person meetings annually, as well as webinars as suggested by our members. From 2017 onwards, we started to hold smaller in-person events, organised and hosted by member foundations, according to their regional interest.
Picture of IEFG event. Used by permission.


Event Type Title Date Location
IEFG Webinar RewirED 20 April 2020
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Canceled – Philanthropic Support and Donor Partnerships: Exploring Different Approaches 30 & 31 March 2020 New York, United States



Event Type Title Date Location
IEFG Webinar Speaking the Unspeakable: Trauma through crisis and displacement in early childhood 12 March 2020
IEFG Webinar Funding Civil Society Advocacy and Social Accountability in Education: Why does it matter and what have learned about how to do it well? 9 March 2020
IEFG Webinar Using Minimum Standards in our humanitarian grantmaking: guidance for funders in education and child protection 25 February 2020
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting How can philanthropy facilitate government adoption? 13 – 15 November 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
IEFG Regional Meeting Systems Change Approaches in Education 4 November 2019 Zürich, Switzerland
IEFG Regional Meeting The Role of Philanthropy in Education in Emergencies: Dialogues around Engagement 24 September 2019 New York, United States
IEFG Webinar Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: a bridge between education and child-protection 25 June 2019
IEFG Webinar The Abidjan Principles 17 June 2019
IEFG Regional Meeting Education and Child Protection in Contexts of Migration, Displacement and Humanitarian Emergencies 20 February 2019 Paris, France
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Social-emotional Learning 13 – 15 November 2018 San Francisco, USA
IEFG Funders Roundtable Joint Meeting of INEE and the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action 16 October 2018 Nairobi, Kenya
IEFG Webinar Investing in Knowledge Sharing to Advance SDG 4 October 11, 2018
IEFG Funders Roundtable Beyond numbers: Ways of Understanding Impact for Private Foundation Education Programming September 21, 2018 New York, USA
IEFG Regional Meeting June 18, 2018 Oxford, UK
IEFG Regional Meeting May 18, 2018 Washington DC, USA
IEFG Webinar Designing for Scale and Replicability: A Discussion with MacArthur’s 100&Change Grant Award Recipients April 18, 2018
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning: Strengthening our practice and our field February 26-28, 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa
IEFG Webinar Applying an Equity Lens to Education Programming January 25, 2018
IEFG Meeting Regional Meeting December 7, 2017 Washington, DC, USA
IEFG Meeting Regional Meeting November 27, 2017 London, UK
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Equity in and Through Education September 25–26, 2017 Toronto, Canada
IEFG Webinar Protecting US Investments in Global Education August 23, 2017
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Education in an Uncertain World: Response, Resilience and Development April 10–12, 2017 Amman, Jordan
IEFG Mini-Meeting New Knowledge and New Approaches in Global Education: How do these impact our work? January 23, 2017 London, UK
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Monitoring and Accountability in Education November 2–4, 2016 Chicago, USA
IEFG Teleconference Consultation on “Global Education Financing Commission” April 27, 2016
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Scaling up for Quality Learning and Teaching February 22–24, 2016 Delhi, India
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Implications and Opportunities of the Post-2015 Education Agenda October 8–9, 2015 New York City, USA
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Raising the Quality of Teaching April 22-24, 2015 Lisbon. Portugal
IEFG Webinar Education and the Refugee Crisis February 17, 2015
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Technology and Education October 23-24, 2014 Menlo Park, USA
IEFG Webinar Education for All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR) September 3, 2014
IEFG Networking Breakfast Networking Breakfast March 12, 2014 Toronto, Canada
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Financing Education February 10-12, 2014 Weinfelden, Switzerland
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Global Trends in Education & Improving Evidence & Evaluation September 26-27, 2013 New York City, USA
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting The global education agenda and the role of private funders & Education Funding in Europe April 8-9, 2013 London, UK
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting The global education agenda and the role of private actors & Learning through practice (on PPPs,
PSIPSE and Education in conflict)
September 27-28, 2012 New York City, USA
IEFG Bi-Annual Meeting Influencing the global development agenda & Evidence, evaluation and learning April 2012 Washington DC, USA