Deborah Goldstein, founder of Enlightened Philanthropy, is dedicated to guiding the next generation in giving. Drawing from more than twenty years of experience in fundraising and nonprofit management, she engages clients in a tailor-made, intuitive process that reveals their authentic motivation and desire to give. Helping her clients strategize, problem solve, and align their values and interests with appropriate options culminates in an attainable Philanthropy Plan. Goldstein bridges the gap between different ages, building meaningful communication and engendering constructive action. As part of her multi-generational practice, she particularly focuses on advising youth as they navigate the world of philanthropy. Goldstein is also the creator of Philanthropy Camp for Women.
Goldstein holds a BA in Biology from Wittenberg University and a Master’s Degree in Marine Policy with a Certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Delaware. She has worked for Oregon State University, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Goldstein is a 21/64-certified consultant. She serves as the Co-Dean of Philanthropy for the Purposeful Planning Institute and has been a Contributing Author for the Planned Giving Design Center.
- Enlightened Philanthropy
- Engaging the Next Generation | Family Philanthropy | Teen and Youth Philanthropy | Women and Giving
- 21/64 Approach Training | Managing Family Dynamics and Talking About Money Combined Training