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Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands

Annual Meeting
“Nonprofit Board Development”
January 23, 2018
12:00 pm – 2:00 p.m.
The Cape Codder Resort

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands (PPCI) is pleased to invite you to its Annual Meeting.  The luncheon meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis.

To download Abbie von Schlegell’s presentations please click here.

About Our Speaker:

Abbie J. von Schelgell

Abbie J. von Schlegell has been in the development field for over 40 years, as a consultant for about half of her career with several national firms, and as a senior development officer with four institutions. She has held key development positions at Stanford University, where she was the Major Gifts director for Silicon Valley and at The University of Chicago in major gifts, capital campaigns and donor relations. Abbie also was the Chief Development Officer for the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. and for Enterprise Community Partners in Columbia, MD.  In the summer of 2007, she moved her consulting practice to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts. She is currently a Certified Governance Trainer with BoardSource in addition to her own work with clients.

She is the editor of the first book on women’s philanthropy, Women as Donors, Women as Philanthropists, published by Jossey Bass in 1993, a best-selling handbook about women’s giving.  She has spoken widely on this important subject, written numerous articles and continued research in the field, serving on numerous panels and committees to explore the issues.

The luncheon is free to membersof the PPCI and non-members pay $35. To register for the luncheon please email [email protected] or register online at  Deadline for registration is Friday, January 19, 2018.


The 2017 Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands membership expired on December 31, 2017.  Please renew your membership now while registering for this event.  If you have any question regarding your membership standing please contact Maura White at [email protected] before registering for this event.
Thank you!