December 7, 2017- Philanthropy in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

December 7, 2017 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
2019 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
Members: $40 Guests: $65
Lindsay Hummel

In this session, Kim will share information and perspective about the impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston’s nonprofit community, discuss the ways this catastrophe has affected fundraising, and offer specific observations about planned giving in this rapidly changing environment. She will also look to the way previous disasters – from 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina – have affected the nonprofit and planned giving marketplace to understand what is happening in Houston today, and will lead a discussion so that those in attendance can share their experiences as well.

About the Speaker

Kimberly Sterling is the founder and president of Sterling Associates, a Houston-based consulting firm that offers a range of fundraising and management services to nonprofit organizations. She began her development career after working for Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in both New York and Houston, where she served Compaq, Shell Oil Company, Houston Grand Opera and other clients. Kimberly joined the American Leadership Forum in 1984 as Director of Development, and in 1988 began working as a consultant to nonprofits.

Over the years, she and her team have worked with more than 350 nonprofit organizations. These include Teach for America, Houston Food Bank, KIPP Public Schools, Habitat for Humanity, the American Cancer Society, the University of Texas, Genesys Works, Living Water, Dress for Success, the YMCA, Ed Pioneers, Project GRAD, the Houston SPCA, the Children’s Museum of Houston, Goodwill Industries, Center for AIDS, Rice University, and many more.

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