Sep 6, 2021
Outdated and inaccurate ideas that emphasize men as the primary philanthropists in the household have led many nonprofits to largely ignore women in their fundraising strategies. In today’s podcast episode, we’ll explore why women are such an important force in philanthropy today, the reasons they give, what women expect in return from the organizations they support, and how your nonprofit can boost donor retention by engaging women to become long-term partners in advancing your mission.
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Michele Rebeor has been a development and
nonprofit profit professional for nearly 30 years. Offering a niche
expertise in women-focused strategies, she's been studying
women-focused philanthropy research trends and behaviors for the
last 15 years, and is a frequent conference workshop presenter on
this topic. Much of the data referenced by Michele in this episode
comes from the Lilly Family School of
Linda "Mac" Perlich is CEO and Publisher at ON
Media, and Founder of Act One, a nonprofit organization that provides
meaningful arts experiences that enhance the academic and creative
potential of children and families in Arizona. A lifelong
philanthropist, Mac's two greatest passions in the nonprofit world
are education and the arts.
Trish Stark is Managing Director for First
Western Trust, a boutique private bank and wealth management firm
that focuses on working with women in the financial arena. Since
college, she's actively worked to support many organizations in the
nonprofit sector, including Phoenix Children's Hospital, Arizona
State University, ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and
Nonprofit Innovation, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, and Arizona