Lunch & Learn – Crowdsourcing with Susie Bowie & Kickstarter / Citizinvestor

Susie Bowie

Susie Bowie is the director of nonprofit strategy at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. She has worked at the foundation for more than 7 years and now oversees nonprofit services including training, consulting and The Giving Partner, an online tool helping donors and funders make more informed decisions about philanthropy. Last year Susie directed the first 36-hour Giving Challenge in Southwest Florida, an online giving event in which $2.4 was raised for 110 local nonprofit organizations. She was recently selected as a Hull Fellow by the Southeastern Council on Foundations and is participating in a year-long leadership program for foundation professionals.

Jordan RaynorJordan Raynor is a co-founder and Partnerships Director of Citizinvestor. A widely recognized digital strategist, Jordan has spent his career solving difficult problems in government and politics through technology. Jordan most recently served as Client Director at Engage – deemed a “mega interactive agency” by Mashable. At Engage, Jordan’s primary client was the Voting Information Project – an initiative of Pew, Google and Microsoft that works with election officials to put polling place location data in uniform format. Jordan was honored as a Google Fellow at the 2010 Personal Democracy Forum.

Citizinvestor is a crowdfunding platform for local government projects. For the first time ever, we are giving citizens the ability to tell governments exactly where they want their money spent.

is located at:

Broadway Bar
1001 Cocoanut Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236

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