EHL Consulting Founder Featured in the New York Times

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Robert I. Evans Quoted in Special Giving Section

Robert I Evans - EHL Consulting Group

Robert I Evans - EHL Consulting Group

Studies show that female philanthropists are routinely more generous than their male counterparts, plus they are motivated by impact and results.

Robert I. Evans, the Founder and Managing Director of the Philadelphia fundraising firm The EHL Consulting Group, was recently featured in the New York Times within their special Giving Section, a segment of the paper that examines trends in philanthropy, timely issues for donors, and nonprofit business practices.

Written by Fran Hawthorne, the article appeared on Friday, November 9th, 2012 in print and online and is entitled, β€œIn Pursuit of the Female Philanthropists.” Read the online version here: http://nyti.ms/ZeWGQk

β€œ[Female philanthropists] get into discussions about the importance of certain programs and the salaries of agency personnel,” Evans is quoted as saying.

Hawthorne's article detailed an emerging trend that EHL Consulting has analyzed since February: women are emerging as the new major donors for many nonprofits. Studies show that female philanthropists are routinely more generous than their male counterparts, plus they are motivated by impact and results.

Evans noted that women tend to ask more "piercing questions" during donor meetings.

Robert I. Evans has spent over 35 years enabling significant domestic and international organizations meet their fund, leadership, and organizational development goals. Regarded as an authority on campaign strategy, Evans is known for his inventive campaign plans that have enabled clients to reach development goals even in the most challenging of circumstances.

Mr. Evans serves as a Board member of the Giving Institute, belongs to several professional organizations, and is frequently published and quoted in professional journals.

About EHL Consulting Group

The EHL Consulting Group is a nonprofit fundraising firm located in suburban Philadelphia, and is one of only 38 fundraising management firms that belong to the Giving Institute. Founded in 1991, the Philadelphia fundraising firm guides nonprofit organizations across the United States and around the world in understanding and implementing the most effective ways to raise money and sustain support.

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