Isis Krause (she/her) is the founder of Knead Partners, a social impact strategy firm supporting ambitious impact-focused initiatives and organizations. Isis has developed dozens of strategic plans, facilitated close to 200 strategy workshops and retreats, and led the visioning and implementation of award-winning programs and campaigns for nonprofits, Fortune 100 brands, and network-driven initiatives across the country. Previously she was the co-founder of First Seating, helping organizations bring life back into the workplace through creative team retreats, and was a lead strategist at GOODcorps, leading award-winning client engagements with a focus on equal parts impact and audience engagement. Her work has been profiled in Inside Philanthropy and has resulted in millions in funding for ambitious impact programs and orgs. Isis lives in Los Angeles, is a proud mama of two, and always seems to have a loaf of bread rising somewhere in the house, much to her family’s delight!

Latino Community Foundation Giving Circle Network

The Power of Collective Giving

Giving Circles are a group of people — friends, family, co-workers, or beyond — who pool charitable donations and decide together where to allocate their money. Giving Circles develop a mission or set of values and engage in shared learning about issues and organizations that align with those interests, all while building community and having…

Giving circle leaders convene in Michigan

New National Giving Circle Initiative Launching in 2020 to Scale & Strengthen the Growing Collective Giving Movement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New National Giving Circle Initiative Launching in 2020 to Scale & Strengthen the Growing Collective Giving Movement January 15, 2020 — A group of giving circle networks and individual circles is joining forces to launch a new national initiative in 2020 that will connect and catalyze the growing American giving circle movement…