Inviting women to think big about both current and planned giving
Helping women consider all of their financial assets
Empowering women to give strategically to make an impact
Educating women about the wide range of gift options
Showing women how giving can be a win/win for charity and for them personally
Sharing inspirational stories of diverse women who give transformative gifts
Exploring how to pass philanthropic values on to children and grandchildren
Celebrating joyful giving
Jenny educates and inspires women to think big about their charitable giving. She describes the history of women’s giving, reveals the financial power women hold today, and tells stories of women who give strategically and generously to bring about change. She invites attendees to feel the joy, meaning, and empowerment in philanthropy.
(30- 45-minute keynote)
Many women give generously from their checkbooks, yet their financial capacity for giving is so much greater. Jenny shares ideas for giving appreciated stock, real estate, life insurance, IRA beneficiary designations, IRA rollovers, and estate plan gifts to create much larger gifts. She shares inspiring stories of women who made this leap to philanthropic giving.
(60- 90-minute interactive workshop)
Jenny shares stories of women’s financial power and women’s generosity, and invites participants to work independently and in small groups to think and talk together about their own philanthropic journeys. She also shares 10 steps to becoming a philanthropist. Participants leave with action steps in mind.
(45- 60-minute workshop)
Women hold tremendous financial power as wealth holders, business owners, and shoppers. Jenny talks with advancement professionals about why women should receive more focused attention. She shares what differentiates women’s giving and how you can succeed in engaging women as donors.
Jenny Norris Peterson absolutely lights up when she talks about women’s philanthropy. Her presentations are filled with energy and joy. She inspires women to see how they can change the world through their giving and to feel empowered through philanthropy.
For fundraising success, charities need to engage women, and Jenny teaches you how to do it.
Senior Director of External Relations
College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio University
Unless you are speaking directly to and engaging women, you are missing major opportunities to gain millions of dollars from more than 50% of your prospective donors. These women control the pocketbook in the majority of U.S. households.