Philip Deng

Entrepreneur, writer, and speaker


Philip is co-founder and CEO of Grantable, the world's leading AI-powered grant writing software. He originated the idea after 15 years working with grant-funded organizations around the globe.


Philip is regularly invited to address a range of audiences on topics ranging from nonprofit ethics to the latest trends in AI.He is known for his ability to make complex concepts, especially in artificial intelligence, both accessible and resonant for nonprofit sector audiences.Here are some popular themes and subjects Philip is often asked to speak about:

  • Nonprofits

  • AI

  • Technology

  • Ethics

  • Culture

  • Social justice

  • Policy

  • Futurism


  • 8 Steps Nonprofits Can Take To Adopt AI Responsibly, Stanford Social Innovation Review - Read post

  • Grant Pros, Our AI Ethical Concerns Are Overblown, The Process - Read post

  • The AI Imperative: Nonprofits in the Digital Age, The Process - Read post

  • Don't Blame Nonprofits for Firing Sam Altman, The Process - Read post

Recent Engagements

Here are some of Philip's recent collaborators:

  • AFP

  • Benevolence Creators with Brian Greenwald

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • Connective Impact

  • Feeding America Network

  • Fundraising HeyDay

  • GPA

  • Grant Writing & Funding with Holly Rustick

  • GrantStation

  • Handmade Fundraising

  • Innovia Foundation

  • Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

  • Lighthouse Labs

  • Masterminds podcast

  • Motivate Mondays

  • Neon One

  • Network Peninsula

  • New York State Community Action Association

  • Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

  • Salesforce

  • Secrets of Social Impact Communicators with Nate Birt

  • TechSoup

  • Thread Strategies

  • Volunteer Hampton Roads and Black BRAND

  • What The Fundraising with Mallory Erickson

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