#71 Sybil Speaks: When and How to Engage Expert Advisors

Apr 04, 2022

Having a team you can rely on can be a big game-changer in ensuring that you are giving money away effectively. If you are a donor looking to hire expert philanthropic advisors or want to be more involved with your current team, there are certain sensitivities you need to properly navigate.

In this episode, I go in-depth about the three main key areas donors need to consider. These practices will help you get the most out of your donations and equip you to build a supportive and trustworthy relationship with the experts who are helping you do good in the world.

A successful donor is one who acts in the best interests of both the issue areas they care about and their constituents, so make sure to give this episode a listen. Stay tuned!  


Episode Highlights:

  • The three main benefits of hiring staff or contracted advisors.
  • Threshold questions you need to ask yourself before hiring someone.
  • Four best practices to make sure you are being fair to your staff and contractors.


Links referenced in this podcast:

  • Visit Glassdoor’s website for a free resource where you can see the general salary ranges for different kinds of philanthropic advisors.
  • As a member-led community of lean funders, Exponent Philanthropy provides funders with various resources and information so everyone can evolve to become more effective philanthropists.


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