Personalized, thoughtful reports on how and which nonprofits are addressing the issues you care about.

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Clarify your giving question

Clarify your giving question

I will work with you to zero-in on the specific cause or issue you’d like to support.

Receive your Giving Report

Receive your Giving Report

I will write a well-researched, succinct report for you to use as you consider your giving options. The report will feature an overview of the issue, outline of major approaches being used to tackle it, and suggested areas of giving.

Consider your giving options

Consider your giving options

After reading and considering your Giving Report, you decide where to give.

“Lauren listened to me, asked the right questions and delivered a thoughtful, well-researched report on ways I could support the cause I care most about. I would recommend her to anyone looking to better understand the ways their money can work to make the world a better place.”

Karen, Pullman, WA

Because of Lauren’s comprehensive research, we discovered new ways to give to the issue closest to us. I’d recommend Lauren and Thoughtful Philanthropy to anyone who truly wants to understand how their giving can support their values. Very satisfied customers!

Janet and Ken, San Francisco, CA

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About Lauren

About Lauren

About me 

I am passionate about understanding the various ways nonprofits are tackling today’s toughest challenges. By mapping out different organizations’ approaches to an issue, I help my clients become thoughtful philanthropists.