Susie Gigi Stein, Founder & President Strategies for Philanthropy LLC Serving the needs of both philanthropists and philanthropies

Susie Gigi Stein, Founder & President
Strategies for Philanthropy LLC
Serving the needs of both philanthropists and philanthropies

"Susie has an unusual combination of knowledge, vision,
and grit. She accomplishes in one week what others
ONLY talk about doing."

Timothy W. Sullivan, CEO, The REV Group, Inc.


"Susie has accomplished more for this city than most CEO's."  

Earl Buford, President & CEO, Employ Milwaukee

Susie Stein has enjoyed a 34-year career in philanthropy, serving clients and nonprofit institutions in California, Connecticut, New York, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Strategies' trademark is VISION FOCUS ACTION. Each client receives distinctive and creative approaches through a range of services:

Stein works to achieve maximum impact within the scope of every engagement, while centering her focus on efforts that will have long-lasting impact for organizations and family foundations.

Stein and Strategies for Philanthropy have been engaged by a wide range of clients including anti-poverty organizations, youth centers, colleges and universities, schools, the visual and performing arts, and healthcare. Stein raised $200 million while working on operating, capital, and endowment campaigns at the New Israel Fund, University School of Milwaukee, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. At each of these locations, she raised the largest gift in history and thanks to her work.

Stein is a frequent lecturer for local colleges and the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee. A published author, she has published one nonfiction book (awarded sixth place on Wisconsin's Booklist) and her fourth book, A Valentine to America: What Happened to Our Country?, will be published on February 14, 2018. Stein is published regularly in business publications.