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Philanthropy: Forward

Philanthropy: Forward is a unique community of young professionals passionate about making a difference in their collegiate and professional careers. Forward participants have opportunities to advance their knowledge and experience in the philanthropic sector while remaining engaged with The Barry Foundation.

Upcoming Events
  • Jun 20, 2024, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Newman Outdoor Field, 1515 15th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Join us for our annual RedHawks Game where we bring together Philanthropy: Forward members, Scholars, Interns, Core Team, and other Special Guests.
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  • Jul 15, 2024, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Castaway Club - A Young Life Camp, 51709 Co Hwy 31, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, USA
    A full-day of visiting the PaY Summer Internship Sites in the Minnesota Lakes Area - with a program, activities, and social at Castaway Club.
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  • Jul 18, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560, USA
    Join us for our Annual Trollwood outing!
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  • Jul 25, 2024, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall & Fargo Civic Center, 811 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
    TEDxFargo 2024: Embrace the uncharted realms of “If”, where the only limit is the extent of your curiosity. Join us at NDSU Barry Hall for a breakfast and special gathering before TEDx.
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  • May 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:15 PM
    NDSU Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center, 1241 N University Dr, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Celebrate the 2024 PaY Internship and Barry Scholarship recipients with a special Kickoff Diner and Program.
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  • May 07, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    NDSU Memorial Union, 1401 Administration Ave, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Join us at NDSU Memorial Union the celebrate this year in PaY! Hear this year's highlights from PaY Committees across the region, interact with PaY's nonprofit partners, and enjoy special remarks from Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library CEO, Ed O'Keefe.
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  • May 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    NDSU Memorial Union, 1401 Administration Ave, Fargo, ND 58105
    Congratulations to our 2023-24 and our 2024-24 PaY Core Teams! This will be a chance for the current and incoming Core Teams to meet.
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  • Apr 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall, 811 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Join us for our last PaY+ event! We will be joining the Problems to Possibilities (P2P) Showcase from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm.
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  • Feb 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/7773567810
    Set up a "Watch Party," with your PaY Committee. A watch party is a synchronized viewing where groups gather together. Grab some snacks and meet in the same place to tune in together.
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  • Jan 29, 2024, 5:30 PM – Jan 30, 2024, 7:30 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall - Louise Auditorium, 811 2nd St N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    This Mid-Year Dinner is an opportunity for you to connect with your fellow PaY Advisors, go over important details for the spring PaY events, and hear about the upcoming launch of the PaY Summer Internship Program.
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  • Jan 29, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall Room 118, 811 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Join The Barry Foundation Staff at NDSU Barry Hall to ask any questions or get help with The Barry Scholarship Application. Remember to bring your laptop and other materials you may need. It would be ideal to have your application reviewed at least once prior to this workshop.
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  • Jan 08, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7773567810
    Join us for The Barry Scholarship Program Workshop. This workshop is designed to encourage all PaY seniors to apply, assist with the application and interview process, and give you pointers on a successful application. You will have a chance to bring up any questions and hear from current scholars.
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  • Dec 21, 2023, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall, 811 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Gather with your fellow Philanthropy: Forward members to focus on wellness, warmth, and relationships. This year's theme focuses on the value of Creativity and how to use this in your professional and academic careers.
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  • Dec 04, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall - Louise Auditorium, 811 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Cozy season is here, and so we are cozying up together for a Hygge-themed Pay+. Wear your coziest clothes and enjoy some warm drinks and treats as we chat about self-care and community-care.
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  • Dec 03, 2023, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Dakota, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
    One Heartland's annual fundraiser Holiday is a fun and memorable evening to support their mission to improve the lives of children, youth, and families facing significant health challenges or social isolation. Entertainment from Drag Queen Alexis Michelle from RuPaul's Drag Race.
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  • Oct 06, 2023, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Fillmore, 525 N 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, USA
    Simpson Housing's Music 4 Shelter is an annual, fun-filled benefit with Minneapolis-based artists, this year featuring The Suburbs along with special guests Lady Midnight, Nur-D, and DJ Sophia Eris. 100% of the proceeds go towards their housing and shelter programs.
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  • Oct 02, 2023, 6:30 PM – Oct 03, 2023, 8:00 PM
    NDSU Barry Hall - The Louise Auditorium, 811 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
    Join us for our first PaY+ of the year! We will share more about this year's theme of Creativity and go over registration, recruiting your friends, details for Inspire Conference, creating your committee's mission and values, and how to find qualified non-profits.
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  • Sep 20, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    The Fillmore, 525 N 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, USA
    Clare Housing's annual fundraiser to support their Minneapolis-based organization that provides supportive and affordable housing for those living with HIV/AIDS.
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Forward

Philanthropy: Forward is a unique community of young professionals passionate about making a difference in their collegiate and professional careers. Forward participants have opportunities to advance their knowledge and experience in the philanthropic sector while remaining engaged with The Barry Foundation.

Experience Forward

Philanthropy: Forward is an opportunity for members to stay connected, network, and continue their commitment to philanthropy. We host various workshops, socials, and fundraisers throughout the year. There are also various scholarship and community impact opportunities.

Below you will find the programs that we support and any upcoming events.

Join the

Forward Community

Subscribe to the Philanthropy: Forward email list, join our LinkedIn Group, and get updated on the latest events, community gatherings, and philanthropic opportunities.

Problems to Possibilities

Forward members in college are invited to take part in a local and global competition that challenges you to think differently to find solutions to social and environmental issues.

Hosted by NDSU, participants can earn college credit, receive an academic scholarship, and compete for a spot at the global competition in Oxford.

Click HERE to learn more.

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