Building the Case for Funder/Volunteer Engagement Partnerships

Many nonprofit organizations struggle to attract today’s volunteers as strategic partners in addressing significant community and organizational needs. Watch as nonprofits and funders share compelling research and innovative resources to create successful partnerships.

Recorded during the National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership, July 26, 2017, St. Paul, MN

Introduction by Jane Leighty Justis

President, The Leighty Foundation        4:59 mins Resources:

  • The Funder’s Guide to Investing in Volunteer Engagement
  • Guide for Nonprofits

Reimaging Service

15:52 mins Speaker:  Kaira Esgate, CEO, America’s Service Commissions Resources:

Service Enterprise Overview

11:39 mins
Speaker: Beth Steinhorn, President, VQ Volunteer Strategies (formerly JFFixler Group)

The Volunteer Perspective: High Net Worth Donor Volunteers

12:06 mins Speaker: Claire Costello, Managing Director, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management Resources:

The Role of Volunteering in Philanthropy 

12:37 mins Speaker: Elaine A. Martyn, Vice President, Relationship Management, Private Donor Group, Fidelity Charitable Resources:

The Relationship Between Development and Volunteer Engagement  

1:51 mins Speaker: Jane Leighty Justis, President, The Leighty Foundation