Maximizing Your Impact: Philanthropic Approaches to Meeting Today’s Needs

Jun 22, 2020

In this moment of growing uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic, concern for social justice, and other ongoing needs here and abroad, we’re seeing donor families pivot their giving strategies and engage in philanthropy in new ways.


Philanthropy advisors Jumi Falusi and Alyson Wise discuss the unique role philanthropy can play domestically and abroad during the pandemic and address five key questions to help you maximize your impact with your giving plan. 

For more Information: 

A Donor's Guide to Giving Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic discusses actions you can take to fight the pandemic, support those who are in need, and assist in the communities you care about. 

A U.S. Donor’s Guide to International Giving explores a range of global giving options, and highlights opportunities to fight the COVID-19 epidemic globally.

About the Authors

Jumi Falusi
Philanthropy Advisor 
In this role, Jumi advises individuals and families on a range of philanthropy topics including strategic grantmaking, governance best practices, establishing charitable entities, and engaging the next generation.

Alyson Wise
Philanthropy Advisor 
In this role, Alyson provides guidance on negotiating major gifts, selecting charitable vehicles, developing grantmaking strategies and guidelines, governance best practices, succession planning, and engaging the next generation in philanthropy.