"Do More Than Give"

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Giving Circle of HOPE presented “Do More Than Give: How Donors Maximize Philanthropic Impact,” on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 7:30-10:00 a.m. at the Gannett headquarters in McLean, Virginia.  This program was designed to engage donors in the Northern Virginia region in a discussion of catalytic philanthropy – an innovative approach to supporting a cause and making an impact beyond financial support.

Leslie Crutchfield, the author of “Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change the World”, and senior advisor with the Foundation Strategy Group, was the featured guest presenter. Her book provides a blueprint for philanthropists to increase the impact of their gifts through active community engagement. In it, Crutchfield highlights six practices that take philanthropy from check-writing to proactively producing change.

This event was made possible with support from Gannett Company, Inc. and Foundation Strategy Group.

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