Services and Offerings

For Individuals
Values & Vision Clarification

I offer Values and Vision Clarification and strategic planning, primarily using two tools:

Stanford’s Philanthropy Tool Box and The Vision Rose Game (Jane Perry/Catherine Pyke).

If desired, once your strategic vision is identified, I can help you, your family, or team members to design, implement and evaluate your giving strategy. 

Connecting You through the Written Word

I offer Communication  and marketing vehicles

Monthly, Quarterly, or occasional e-news letters and social media strategies

For NonProfits
Fundraising Strategies 

I also offer Prospect Research, and carefully selected (invited) grant writing, corporate or individual solicitation

Design & Facilitate

In addition, I can design and facilitate:

Strategic Planning workshops

Social Impact gatherings
 Issues-based teas, chocolate & ice cream socials
(In-person, virtual or Hybrid)

Giving workshops and retreats (In-person, virtual, or hybrid)

Learning and Impact Circles Focused on the Arts, Animal welfare, Science and Health, Community Development and Jobs, Education, Environment, Libraries and literacy, Housing, women and girls
(in person/virtual/hybrid)

Read My Book

This is the heroic story of Jane Stanford, Leland Stanford's widow who single-handedly saved the fledgling university of almost certain destruction.

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Additional Writing and Personal Communications Vehicles

Uplift – Stories of Giving and Community Building in Black and White California
(a book in progress)

The Arts of Philanthropy
e-newsletter


The Centerpiece Arts and Hearts Blog & Repository - 

with occasional videos and Heart Centered Giving podcast

Upcoming Events

June 3, 2021

Paradise Rock Club

Boston, MA

June 4, 2021

Arlene's Grocery

New York, NY

June 6, 2021

Bowery Ballroom

New York, NY

Have Questions?

Contact me today for a free consultation

Centerpiece Philanthropy


About Us

My mission is to help transform individuals from donors to purposeful  philanthropists and to connect non-profits with effective donors who share their vision to achieve impact for good in the community.