Rachel Stephenson Sheff

Managing Director, I.G. Advisors

Rachel is Managing Director of B Corp, I.G. Advisors – an award-winning global strategy consultancy specialising in social and environmental change. I.G. builds the capacity of nonprofits, businesses and philanthropists to achieve impact and growth, from grassroots organisations through to multi-national initiatives pursuing large-scale, systemic change. As MD, Rachel is responsible for overseeing all I.G. client work, and supporting the team to deliver on the firm’s strategy across and beyond the sector. She is also the creator and host of I.G.’s podcast, What Donors Want, which offers a fresh, dynamic (and slightly irreverent) view into major gifts fundraising from the donor’s perspective.


Voices from the Field

So You Want to Do a Participatory Strategy?

Posted on April 18, 2022 by Rachel Stephenson Sheff

This article was originally published by Alliance and is re-posted here with permission. Love the intention—but let’s make sure you get it right. These days, the word ‘participation’—or rather, its sophisticated cousin ‘participatory‘—is tossed around the social impact space like the word ‘organic’ in a hipster grocery store. Everyone wants to do a participatory process because they understand why it’s a smart… Read More