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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!