How Do I Tell the Story of My Giving?

Kari McCann


It can be a challenge to effectively communicate your story – to demonstrate your impact, garner funds, and to simply explain philanthropy to your peers. In the webinar recording below, Iowa Council of Foundations President Kari McCann and youth philanthropists Michael Banwarth and Leah Freihoefer offer some advice on how best to share the story of your giving and how to leverage these stories through your philanthropy network.

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About Kari McCann

Kari McCann joined the Iowa Council of Foundations as President in 2015. In this role, Kari works directly with the ICoF board of directors and oversees organizational activities including strategic planning, program development and management, membership recruitment and retention, as well as education and outreach for the purpose of supporting philanthropy in Iowa. Kari previously served as Director of Nonprofit Partnerships & Grantmaking at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. Kari started her career in philanthropy in eighth-grade as a youth grantmaker.