Converse with Susan:

Susan L. Golden gets great reviews as a presenter. She combines rare candor with helpful insights, warm humor, and an informal, engaging style. If you think your colleagues could benefit from a presentation or workshop, please contact us.

Dr. Golden can develop a workshop to suit your needs, or you may choose from one of the sessions she frequently presents. Some representative topics:

  • “The Golden Guide to Foundation-land”
  • “Golden Words: Writing Proposals that Win”
  • “Golden Thinking: The Marketing Mindset”
  • “Transforming Silk into Gold: Great Grants” 
  • "Golden Rule: When You Understand One Foundation…"
  • “The Golden Mean: Collaboration vs. Competition:”
  • “Golden Follow-Through: After the Grant Award”



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  • Workshops:
    Susan Golden is an engaging and entertaining speaker. Click here to a listing of topics on which Dr. Golden can speak to your group. More on workshops
  • Publications:
    Susan Golden publishes widely on fundraising and grantseeking. Please call us at 216-464-9700 if you’d like to discuss your specific situation. For links to articles or to order a copy of her book, click here.

  • Informed opinions: Susan Golden can share with you her opinions on fundraising issues from small grants to major campaigns. She bases her insights on over 30 years experience and working with over 150 organizations in raising almost a billion dollars. Call to start a conversation ... 216 464 9700 Read more...

  • Susan's Blog: From Philanthropy Front and Center - Cleveland Read more...