Integrating a Social Justice Framework into Strategic Partnerships and Fund Development

| Fundraising Strategy & Donor Management | Tues, Sept 14, 2021

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Big Brothers Big Sisters was born out of JUSTICE, to create EQUITY for youth, bringing together DIVERSE communities, so that all kids can feel INCLUDED for the promise of opportunity and a better life. They are a JEDI focused youth empowerment organization, not in response to the issues of today, but rather the vision in which they were founded.

Through innovative partnerships, they are creating opportunities for youth while also engaging with key brands and organizations. Hear firsthand from Deb Barge, Chief Development Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, about how they integrate their JEDI focus into their development and partnership efforts.

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Deb Barge

Deb Barge

Big Brother Big Sisters of America, Chief Development Officer

For over two decades, Deb has lead diverse, multi-affiliate, national fundraising and revenue generating initiatives for worthy charitable causes across the nation, including MDA and March of Dimes, as well as local and regional causes. Her focus is to activate data-responsive, donor-centric nonprofit teams to create record-setting events, cultivate major donors and innovate corporate collaborations in support of the organization’s mission by leading a team with passion and purpose to foster partnership and volunteer engagement for the mission.