Experienced philanthropist launches new guide to joyful and intentional giving

October 5, 2021

Diane Lebson, CEO of Evergreen Philanthropic Solutions and Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce Board member, has written a book on how to “do” philanthropy. For A Good Cause: A Practical Guide to Giving Joyfully includes tips on how to intentionally select a cause that’s aligned with your values, how to fundraise when you hate asking people for money, what board service really entails and more. For more information, please email dlebson@evergreenphilanthropy.com.

There are many ways to give back, from volunteering, serving on a board, raising funds, or donating time. Each role requires a specific skill set, but where does a person turn to get started? There has never been a formal guide for volunteers and activists to help them navigate the day-to-day activities associated with doing good through philanthropy; until now! So skip scrolling on the internet for hours to figure out how to advance the cause dear to your heart, and use this shortcut guide! “For A Good Cause” (She Writes Press, Oct. 12, 2021) by philanthropy expert philanthropist Diane Lebson is for anyone who has ever said to themselves, “If I could make a difference in the world, how would I want to do it?”

Lebson’s book compiles everything you need to know about intentional volunteering and participation in philanthropic events. This accessible guide offers a wealth of information regarding best practices to follow, garnered through decades of experience in a nonprofit career and collaboration with 26 female philanthropists who also share their experience with step-by-step lessons.

Lebson’s priceless knowledge on how women can give joyfully and effectively to a cause is packed into this action-oriented guide, and will surely benefit anyone interested in making the most of their charitable endeavors. Let’s get started!


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