Crack The Code
A step-by-step guide to effective philanthropy
This course will empower you with the tools you need to show up as your best self in support of your favourite charities and issues you're passionate about.Take the Full Course for Free
What type of funder are you? In this course, you will learn the differences between a sustainer, campaigner and launcher funder and why this is crucial to being successful.
Be Finance Savvy
Learn how to be financially savvy with my top ten guidelines to get, and stay, goal-oriented, accountable, and practical.
No matter what level or type of funder you are it is important that you know you're not alone. In this course, you will learn about funder groups and how you can access them for your own giving.
When offering grants, it is extremely important to comply with governing laws. In this course, you will learn about four legal categories to follow.
No matter what kind of funder you are, in this course you will learn how to recognize the perils of a funder bubble.
In this course, you will learn how to fund collaborations between nonprofit partners that you care about.
Who is Sybil?
From experience, I know it's possible to purposely give and make a positive impact on the world no matter how busy you are or how much money you have to give. I can show you how.Learn More
What Others Thought
Executive Director JW & HM Goodman Family Foundation
For the past 15+ years, Sybil Ackerman Munson has been a trusted colleague and advisor to the JW & HM Goodman Family Foundation. Her in-depth knowledge of philanthropic strategies combined with her experience working on environmental issues have been a tremendous asset to our foundation. We are so grateful for all of the connections that she has made for us over the years. Sybil has a strong collaborative work ethic and we value her advice.
CEO, Nonprofit Fixer
Sybil's course is so clear and well-organized that everyone will come away from it clearer about how to get started in philanthropy. The modules are accessible and fun and just plain excellent. If you want a primer or are just itching to get started in making an impact with your dollars, start here.
Program Officer The Russell Family Foundation
Sybil is an authentic leader with extensive philanthropic and organizational development expertise. She approaches her work with a passion for finding the right solutions and strategies for the job at hand. Sybil has supported our work in various roles throughout the years and in her most recent role, she led the design of an inclusive consensus-based process that helped form a majority BIPOC collective effort that works to tackle various environmental issues in our region. Sybil is a skilled partner, strategic thinker, and amazing facilitator. I greatly appreciate the value that she has brought to my work.
Founder - Legacy Planning (c) Design Your Legacy
Help humanity survive and thrive. The strength of an idea only goes so far when you lack the right intel. What do you need to know before, during and after your meetings to keep your cause alive? How do you set yourself up to succeed with various relationships and teams in today's non-profit world? This course will help you know what type of funder you are and/or what type of funder you are collaborating with. Discover every insight you also need to know to escape the funder bubble. Sybil's course will help you get ahead and become more effective with your philanthropy. This course will work for you!