Meet the Team
Our team is passionate about their cause and works to provide affiliates with the support and tools they need to be successful.
Our team is changing the world by educating nonprofit leaders and fundraisers on how to make their organizations more sustainable.
The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy is made up of true cause-champions who understand the value of the effort fundraisers put forth every day.
By working to help strengthen those efforts through education, marketing materials, and personalized support, our team facilitates a network of passionate philanthropists who are equipped to make a difference in their communities.
Our Cause Champions.
The dedicated team members who make philanthropy happen.
Program Manager, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
As program manager, Pearl leverages relationships with the San Diego nonprofit sector to increase the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy’s (SIP) reach and build capacity of the nonprofit development workforce.
Hannah F. Berger, MPA
Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
A seasoned professional fundraiser, Ms. Berger brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience in philanthropy to the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy’s national training team. Ms. Berger is the current Director of Individual Giving for A Place Called Home in Los Angeles, where she oversees all personal philanthropy, marketing and communications and a $20M comprehensive campaign for the agency. Ms. Berger was Senior Consultant for Fitz Non-Profit Consulting, where she successfully guided dozens of clients through major campaigns, board recruitment and training, development audits, restructuring and the creation of strategic development plans. Ms. Berger has also served as National Director of Development for The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, Director of Development for the New Children’s Museum in San Diego, and Senior Manager for the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation in Los Angeles. An expert at revitalizing fundraising programs to realize exponential growth, she is skilled at building authentic relationships with donors and matching the donor’s intent with the organization’s biggest funding needs. Ms. Berger enjoys writing and public speaking on the transformational power of the philanthropic sector and served as Editor for the 2nd edition of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy’s publication, Cause Selling: The Sanford Way.
Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
In 2010, Tony Beall realized a vision and launched Mister Nonprofit Consultancy, a company focused on social change through the global development of social enterprise. Utilizing skills acquired from over 23 years of organizational leadership experience, Tony offers synergistic solutions to social enterprises in all critical areas of need. Though what Tony does is considered “consulting” from a traditional sense, his approach is far from it. In fact, he would rather call himself a “connector of dots” or “purveyor of possibilities”. Tony has received numerous national and local awards; including a National Excellence Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, two time recipient of the American Express Chairman’s Award for Quality and the 2012 New Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Tony has an impressive portfolio of organizations that have benefitted from his expertise and passion. Included in that portfolio are Susan G. Komen – HQ, William J. Clinton Foundation, Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, American Foundation for AIDS Research, Humane Society, Science Olympiad, The Better Business Bureau of South Florida & The Caribbean, National Leadership Institute, City of Hallandale Beach, Palm Beach Special Needs Advisory Coalition, ArtServe, Nonprofits First, Community Foundation of Broward, Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Urban League of Palm Beach, YMCA, Children’s Home Society, Partners In Education, Rebuilding Together, and many more. Tony resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he also serves as the President for the Center for Strategic Philanthropy & Civic Engagement and is an instructor for the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy. This year, 2018, Tony celebrates 20 years of service to the nonprofit sector. Core Competencies: * Board Development * Capacity Building * Capital Campaigns; Fund Development Campaigns; Electronic/Mobile Giving; Peer-to-Peer Fundraising * Leadership/Board of Director Workshops & Training * Process Improvement; Technology Enhancements * Social Entrepreneurship * Strategic Planning Contact: Email Tony or contact Krista by phone at (754) 281-8728
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The affiliates of the Institute are a community of universities and colleges who partner with us in our mission to make philanthropy happen.Meet our affiliates