FRIDAYS from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Eastern (6:30-7:30 a.m. Pacific)

Make it a good morning! Start the day by chatting with your Foundation for Fraternal Excellence friends. The objective of these Coffee Chats is simply to give representatives from member foundations a connection to the community to help them stay focused. Pick your the peer group you most identify with and join us for these monthly discussions!


To ensure no uninvited guests try join the sessions, FFE staff will provide conferencing information directly to members. Please email us to request information on upcoming Coffee Chats and receive details on how to sign in. These casual Zoom sessions do not require advance registration and will not be recorded. Bring your favorite beverage and please plan to turn on your webcam so we can best engage with you! If you need technical assistance, please contact us.

Coffee Chats support fraternal foundation staff and volunteers in a variety of capacities. Whether you choose to join a peer group discussion, a topical discussion or both, there is a time and space for everyone!


Executive Leaders

Executive Leader Coffee Chats take place on the second Friday of each month

CEOs, Executive Directors, Chief Staff Officers

Annual Fund/Communications

2022 Dates: October 21
2023 Dates: January 20, June 16

Additional roles great for this Coffee Chat: Stewardship, Scholarships, Alumni Engagement, Events

Development Staff/Major Gifts Officers

2022 Dates: November 18
2023 Dates: March 17, July 21

Trustees & Volunteer Leaders

2022 Dates: December 16
2023 Dates: April 21, August 18


May 19: Budgeting

Are you in budget season or hoping to improve your budgeting processes? If you play an active role in your organization's financial management or leadership, this topical chat is for you. Join us on May 19 to crowdsource solutions, discuss vendors or staffing, and brainstorm strategies that will support your organization's financial health.