Generosity and Gender: The Power of Women Donors


August 21, 2024
11:30am – 1:00pm PST

Zoom Webinar
Cost: $25/$35

1.25 CFRE credits


Join us as Lois Buntz, CFRE dives into the topic of women’s philanthropy. During this session, we will answer the following questions:

  1. What is women’s philanthropy and why it is important?
  2. How is women’s philanthropy changing nonprofits, foundations, and the fundraising world?
  3. How can fundraisers align women’s wealth capacity and values? Examples and case studies/audience interaction
  4. How women give? What does the research tell us? Engage audience in sharing examples. Offer examples of how the research has been used to improve fundraising.
  5. Is your organization ready for a women’s philanthropy initiative? Discussion of assessment tools. How to use them effectively.
  6. Enhancing your current women’s fund development strategies. How can you engage more women and raise more money? Examples of successful programs.

This program has been approved for 1.25 CFRE credits

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn why women’s philanthropy is important and its impact on the philanthropic sector.
  2. Assess women’s wealth capacity and interests- how to find alignment?
  3. Learn how women practice philanthropy- themes, motivations, and interests.
  4. Learn how to implement a women’s philanthropy initiative/or expand an existing one.
  5. Learn how to adapt your fundraising strategies to engage diverse women donors.

About the Speaker

Lois BuntzLois Buntz, CFRE, is an award-winning author, public speaker, professional fundraiser, and nonprofit consultant specializing in strategic planning, fund development services, and women’s philanthropy initiatives.

As the author of “Generosity and Gender: Philanthropic Models for Women Donors and the Fund Development Professionals Who Support Them,” she is the winner of the 2024 Association of Fundraising Professionals/Skystone Partners Prize for Research.

Having raised more than $125 million as CEO of United Way of East Central Iowa, she also implemented an endowment campaign that increased revenues by 50%. As a fundraising executive, she facilitated two capital campaigns resulting in new and remodeled facilities, including a $14 million human services campus.

As a consultant she has created fund development strategies for domestic and international nonprofits. As a professional speaker, she has presented numerous workshops on women’s philanthropy and fundraising.

Lois has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Iowa Graduate School of Social Work and the Assistant Professor at Clarke University.

Event Details

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Date: August 21, 2024

Start time: 11:30 a.m. PDT

End time: 01:00 p.m. PDT

Venue: Online Webinar