Partnering to improve community through a results driven approach to philanthropy and diversity/equity and inclusion.

Led by founder and CEO Tesha McCord Poe, Joy-Raising  partners with organizations to address their most critical fundraising and diversity/equity and inclusion (DEI) needs. Whether it's helping to launch a capital campaign or confronting unexamined bias in hiring practices, we know how to work with you to move forward and bring change. We are unafraid to engage in the most challenging discussions about philanthropy, money, race, class, and community in order to help your organization accomplish its best.

 

Upcoming Events

The Space: A Conversation for People of Color in Advancement
Fri, Dec 11
Online Zoom Event
Dec 11, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Online Zoom Event
Yes we exist! And we should know each other. Let's gather to discuss the particular opportunities and challenges of being a person of color working in the typically traditional world of advancement. What can we do to support ourselves and each other in our work in order to continue to thrive?
The Relaunch: January 2021
Fri, Jan 08
Zoom link will be sent with registration
Jan 08, 2021, 10:00 AM PST
Zoom link will be sent with registration
Four Fridays in January: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 We're all ready for new beginnings in 2021. Start this January with a chance to do better in 2021 and beyond. Let's unpack and and examine the things that we can do to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive.
 

Recent Events

The Relaunch Session #4: Setting Goals that Matter, Progress and Innovative Incentives
Wed, Aug 26
Online Zoom Event
Aug 26, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
Online Zoom Event
Session #4 of The Relaunch will focus on Setting Goals that Matter, Measuring Progress & Creating Innovative Incentives for Teams. We will be in conversation with Mitch Bostian, Head of School, The Berkeley School. Join us!
The Relaunch Session #3: Events and Volunteer Engagement Through an Equity Lens
Wed, Aug 12
Online Zoom Event
Aug 12, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
Online Zoom Event
Session #3 of The Relaunch will question who we can approach our philanthropic events and volunteer engagement through an equity lens. We will be in conversation with Alison Park, Founder of Blink Consulting. Join us on this journey to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive and antiracist.
The Relaunch Session #2: Cultivation, Stewardship and The Ask
Wed, Jul 29
Online Zoom Event
Jul 29, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
Online Zoom Event
Session #2 of The Relaunch will tackle critical issues surrounding donor cultivation and stewardship and making the ask. Special guest, Wanda Holland Greene. Join us on this journey to make our philanthropy programs more inclusive and antiracist.
A Few Steps Towards Developing an Anti-Racist Philanthropy Program
Fri, Jun 19
Online Conversation
Jun 19, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Online Conversation
Like you, Joy-Raising objects to policies and behaviors that negatively impact groups of people based on race. But what if this is happening in our organizations unintentionally? And how do you ensure that it doesn't happen in your Advancement practices? Join me, let's talk.
It's Time to Talk: Preparing for the Uncertain
Fri, Mar 27
Online Video Discussion
Mar 27, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Online Video Discussion
Let's make sure we're ready! Zoom Meeting ID: https://zoom.us/j/584980908
 
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