Morning Fill Up, the monthly conversation series sponsored by The Numad Group and The Bush Foundation, brings local, regional and national leaders to Rapid City for a 24-hour blitz of conversations and collaborations.

The series consists of public and private gatherings intended to inspire and engage members of The Garage coworking space, as well as residents around western South Dakota, to put their creative energies into action for the betterment of the entire community.


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Laurie E. Paarlberg PhD

TUE, MAY 21 at 7am

Laurie E. Paarlberg, PhD is a professor of philanthropic studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and is also a professor in the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Her nonprofit research focuses on the changing nature of community philanthropy, with a particular focus on strategic shifts in grantmaking by local United Ways and community foundations. Now, she’ll sit down with Matt Ehlman, PhD of The Numad Group for Morning Fill Up on Tuesday, May 21 at 7am at The Garage - Rapid City. The two will talk about the changing nature of community philanthropy both regionally and nationally.