The Growth of Pooled Funds in Philanthropy

In collaboration with the Raikes Foundation, Sherry Consulting investigated how pooled funds can increase the efficacy of individual donors, who represent over 70% of giving in the U.S.



Making a Difference in Your Community: New Models of Civic Engagement

This winter, Christine’s returned to Stanford Continuing Studies to teach a course that dove into the decline in civic participation over the past decades and highlighted innovative efforts working on reversing this trend.



Making an Impact: A Guide to Strategic Philanthropy

Alongside the J.P. Morgan Philanthropy Centre, Sherry Consulting defines how to plan, execute, and evaluate impactful grants in this 2-part report.


Sherry Consulting delivers custom research, facilitation, strategic planning, and coaching strengthened by decades of leadership and expertise in numerous issue areas.



  • In-depth and bespoke investigations for your specific needs

  • Opportunities across current and emerging issues

  • Field scan leader


  • Frequent contributor at conferences, seminars, and offsites

  • Founding Director of The Philanthropy Workshop West and a lecturer with Stanford Continuing Studies

Strategic Planning

  • Short- and long-term goal setting and execution

  • 30 years of experience in philanthropy, business, law and global affairs

Personal Advising

  • Tailored consultations and coaching

  • Support on a range of issues from leadership succession, to grantee due diligence, to board governance


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