LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2009 — Author, psychologist, philanthropist and family advocate Cheryl Saban, Ph.D. is pleased to announce that her newly formed Women's Self Worth Foundation will grant ten million dollars to charitable organizations for the aiding, advancement and empowerment of girls and women. The Foundation's first one million dollar grant has been committed to The Women's Funding Network to benefit ACCION's U.S. micro-lending programs.
Feb. 21, 2006 By Abny Santicola If you're not soliciting the Hispanic population for gifts, you're ignoring 10 percent of the market. So said Joan H. Smyth Dengler, vice president of direct marketing for childcare agency Covenant House, in a session on donor acquisition last Friday at the DMA Nonprofit Federation 2006 Annual Washington Nonprofit Conference. But if you are trying to fundraise from Spanish-speaking people, Dengler shared some advice on strategies that work best with this population. First and foremost, she said, is to come at donors with emotion, the top motivator for charitable gifts. In order to trigger emotions in