Rachel's Network 2022 Fall Retreat

Deepening Purpose in Just Environmental Philanthropy
Canandaigua, NY
October 24-25, 2022

Join Rachel’s Network for a restorative fall getaway in New York’s Finger Lakes region. In a program facilitated by Leaven Partners Principal and former Health & Environmental Funders Network (HEFN) Executive Director Kathy Sessions, connect with other women funders to develop problem solving and communication skills for equitable and just environmental philanthropy. The program will also include time for community building, relaxation, and outdoor exploration.

Registration Options

Open to Rachel’s Network members only

Full Meeting Ticket:
Includes all programming and meals from breakfast on Monday, October 24 through to-go breakfast on Wednesday, October 26.
Complementary round-trip transportation from Greater Rochester International Airport to The Lake House on Canandaigua will be provided for select arrivals on Sunday, October 23 and departures on Wednesday, October 26. A shuttle timing schedule will be made available as the event approaches.

Registration prices include a $100 land tax that will be donated to the Onondaga Nation on whose Indigenous lands we gather.

  • Early Bird Ticket (purchase by August 26) – $1650
  • Regular Price Ticket (purchase by September 16) – $1800


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Special events like this meeting involve the investment of non-refundable up-front costs. Because of this, we can only guarantee partial registration reimbursements for cancellation requests received within the following timeline:

  • Cancellations on or before Thursday, September 1 will be refunded 75% of each registration.
  • Cancellations on or after Friday, September 2 will be refunded 50% of each registration.

No refunds will be given for registration cancellations received after Thursday, September 15.


COVID-19 Health & Safety

All attendees of Rachel’s Network in-person events and guests of our meeting venue must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Attendees should bring proof of vaccination with them to the event. At this time, mask wearing is not required but recommended; we continue to follow all COVID safety guidance as directed and required by our venue. These guidelines are subject to change.


Book Your Hotel 

The Lake House on Canandaigua
770 South Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

The room block deadline is Thursday, September 15. Reservations can be made online or by calling 1.800.228.2801. Mention our group name “Rachel’s Network Fall Retreat” for our $356/night rate (not including 7.5% state sales tax and 6.0% occupancy tax).

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