One of Utah’s leading nonprofit fundraising professionals recently left the Community Foundation of Utah where I serve on the board to launch her own business serving nonprofits. Katherine Fife is the founder of Philanthropy Matters.
Katherine recently share three tips with me for more effective philanthropy. I’ll share them here:
On Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 4:00 Eastern, Katherine will join me for a live discussion about effective philanthropy. Tune in here then to watch the interview live. Post questions in the comments below or tweet questions before the interview to @devindthorpe.
More about Philanthropy Matters:
Philanthropy Matters, LLC is focused on making charitable giving more effective, efficient, and impactful. We Help Philanthropists:
- Determine philanthropic goals,
- Establish philanthropic giving plans/portfolios,
- Understand options and issues for giving, and
- Gain a better understanding of the impact of giving/philanthropic investments.
We Help Nonprofits:
- Better steward/appreciate donors
- Understand giving strategies
Katherine is the founder and principal consultant at Philanthropy Matters, LLC. Wanting to make charitable giving more effective, efficient, and impactful, Katherine started this business after more than two decades of working in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
Previously, Katherine has served as the Director of Philanthropy for the Community Foundation of Utah, where she assisted hundreds of philanthropists with their charitable giving. Helping to deploy over $20 million into social good, Katherine has a comprehensive perspective on giving. In addition to working with donors of all types, Katherine has extensive experience working in the nonprofit sector, managing all aspects of a nonprofit organization, both on the programmatic side, as well as development. She has experience raising funds through various methods including grant writing, special events, capital campaigns, annual appeals, individual and major giving and more. In addition to consulting, Katherine also served as the Director of Marketing and Development with Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah.
In a volunteer capacity, Katherine currently serves on the Planned Giving Advisory Council for Salt Lake Community College Foundation and is the Treasurer on the Advisory Board of the Sorenson Multi-Cultural Center. She also served as president of the Utah Society of Fund Raisers board of directors. Katherine earned her Master’s degree in family ecology from the University of Utah and her BA in sociology from Westminster College in Salt Lake. She is inspired by the opportunity to make positive change through partnerships with those who are committed to social good.
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