12:00pm Get the Most for Your Giving

Get the Most for Your Giving

Robyn Schein
With a limited budget and constraints on your resources, how do you ensure that your giving is meaningful and strategic? Through a facilitated conversation, learn to set goals and priorities for your charitable giving. This session will require you to consider the values drive your involvement in the community and focus on the impact you want to make. All participants will leave with a simple plan to guide your giving.

Robyn Schein wears many hats at The Minneapolis Foundation. You can spot her tweeting (@robynschein) about the latest on family giving, rolling up her sleeves to facilitate inspiring workshops on intentional and focused philanthropy, and helping donors fulfill their giving goals. Robyn also manages Fourth Generation, the Foundation’s experiential program for the next generation of givers. Using her natural facilitating skills and the tools she learned as a certified 21/64 consultant on multi-generational giving, Robyn has led workshops to a variety of audiences – from young professionals at Bev’s Wine Bar and clients at a major local law firm, to philanthropic families in their homes. Robyn has also presented at two national conferences of the Council on Foundation’s on helps families bridge generational differences and make the most of their giving.

Robyn received her B.A. in International Studies from American University and her Masters in Public Administration with a focus on nonprofit management from NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at Orr Associates, a nonprofit consulting firm, and with the Employee Volunteer Programs Office at JP Morgan Chase. Robyn is involved with the Minnesota Council on Foundations and the Council on Foundations where she currently serves on the National Committee on Family Philanthropy and the planning team of the 2012 Conference on Family Philanthropy. She is also on the Board of Directors of Students Today Leaders Forever. Robyn was recently named by Pollen a “Community Connector” and an “Under the Radar Leader.” In the off hours, this tech-savvy mom reads various blogs on topics ranging from philanthropy, home decorating, and parenting to the latest Hollywood buzz.


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