“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

KDD Philanthropy is available to speak on a variety of fundraising and strategic talent development topics. Kathy has presented to numerous organizations, universities, and industry associations, including CASE, ADRP, AHP, and AFP. Her goal is to provide an inspirational presentation that’s tailored to your team and organization.

Upcoming Presentations

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Interested in learning more about how we can inspire your team? Let’s have a conversation!

Praise for Kathy’s Workshops
“Thank you, Kathy, for lighting another inspirational fire under me for next steps talking to donors. You had great perspectives today.” — Doug Kurtz, Executive Director of Development, Social Sciences, University of California San Diego

“Outstanding session. I liked the incorporation of exercises to engage the audience and get conversations going. I also really enjoyed the professional development tips she included in the presentation on time management. Thank you so much for presenting today!” — Attendee, ADRP Conference, “Expanding Your Tool Box to Strengthen Your Seat at the Table” Workshop

“Great speaker! Clearly knows her stuff, presents it in simple terms, great answers to questions. Excellent!” — Attendee, ADRP Conference, “Creating Donor Experiences Through Salon Events” Workshop

“Awesome presentation.! So much info to go back & implement. Best presentation of the conference. Thank you!” — Attendee, ADRP Conference, “Creating Donor Experiences Through Salon Events” Workshop

“We have been talking about developing an event strategy for years – yet never knew exactly where to start. This webcast not only provided us with great information but also with resources to help us get started.” — Leigh Sjogren, Director of Advancement Events, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“We actually didn’t have any idea the level of strategic planning that could be employed for salon events. This was a thoughtful presentation on creating these events from start to finish – and beyond. Thank you Kathy!” — Cynthia Mikimoto, Senior Prospect Management Analyst & Megan Simpson Gift and Records Specialist, California Institute of Technology

“I continue to hire Kathy to teach webinars and conferences on strategic fundraising talent management and fundraising skills because of the experience and credibility she brings to the conversation. She has extensive experience across the higher education and healthcare sectors that inform her thinking, and she relays that experience into digestible information she shares with our audience. … Kathy is one of our highest rated speakers; conference attendees rave about her.” — Erin Swietlik, Senior Conference Director, Academic Impressions