As a nationally-known consultant, trainer, and speaker, Susan is dedicated to helping nonprofits and businesses partner more effectively for real impact on pressing social issues. Click Here to contact Susan to speak at your event.

Susan Hyatt has a unique energy and passion for strengthening business philanthropy and community involvement.

Working with businesses of all sizes and nonprofit organizations internationally for more than 20 years, Susan continually pushes the envelope to find NEW ways to address issues of business growth and nonprofit sustainability through strategic business partnerships.

Susan’s book, Strategy for Good” Business Giving Strategies for the 21st Century, will be released in March 2011. Susan has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Business Week, Convenience Store News, and The Akron Times Beacon.

Susan is a dynamic and energetic speaker offering memorable and thought provoking presentations.  She can deliver a customized, unforgettable keynote address for nonprofit fundraisers, corporate events, or as a breakfast, luncheon or after-dinner speaker at association meetings and conferences.  Listen to a sample.  Click Here

Do Good and Do Well:
How Community Involvement Can Transform Your Business and Increase Your Bottom Line

In this presentation, you will discover how your company’s heartfelt give back can do “double duty” to also help build business in four key areas.  Giving back is not just a nice to do – it’s a need to do. If you are not giving back you could be losing business!

Susan Hyatt Speaking 1 Page Information Sheet - Do Good and Do Well

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Susan Hyatt speaks and trains with a spirited energy, engaging her audience from the start.  Her depth of knowledge, tools and resources is as limitless as her passion for her topic.  A person of integrity, Susan always delivers her trainings with wit, style and grace.  I highly recommend her for your keynote address and/or highest level of trainings.
Janis Glenn
Pathways, LLC, Philadelphia, PA
Susan Hyatt is an energetic speaker with a lot of concrete experiences that helped broaden my understanding of corporate nonprofit partnerships. I now have more in depth knowledge and am really motivated to step out and add local partnerships!
Program Director
Iowa Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism, Des Moines
A powerhouse of information, knowledge and a brilliant speaker on the power of giving and partnerships between businesses and non-profits. Sue Hyatt delivers and will leave you with valuable wisdom to elevate your efforts – bringing more profit and purpose to your bottom line!
Andrea Costantine
Marketing Mentor, Denver, CO
Susan is a powerful and authentic voice for change, whether as a plenary speaker or a group facilitator/trainer. She brings to every encounter a deep and broad knowledge base, the skill to identify and address the needs of the group, the design expertise and experience which assures that the delivery will be appropriate, and that the information will be heard and assimilated.  I know I can count on excellent reviews when Susan presents!
Justine Murray
JBS International, Burlingame, CA

Other topics include:

5 SUPER Strategies for Business Giving Given today’s economic climate, the SUPER strategies offer proven approaches to easily help increase the impact of your company’s giving in the community…and on your bottom line.

Moving Beyond Checkbook Philanthropy No dollars?  No worries!  Learn about commonly overlooked business resources you can leverage that are invaluable in helping grow nonprofit capacity to do good in the community.

Business Giving Strategies: You’re Never Too Small to Make a Difference

Strategic Philanthropy for Women Business Leaders


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Selected Recent Speeches and Presentations

December 2011  “Be a Change Agent Through Heart Smart Giving” – TEDxWomen Crestmoor Park – Denver, CO.

October 2011  The Symposium: National Service as a Strategy for School Success – Thompsonville, MI.  “Beginning with the End in Mind.”  Sponsored by the Michigan Community Service Commission.

  • “Sue’s presentation on measurement was the most helpful to me.  She provided a very understandable way to think about this – a way to work through it.  I could use more of that!”
  • “Beginning with the End in Mind transformed our way of thinking in becoming “laser focused” for maximum validation of tracking/presenting outcomes.”

September 2011  Business Cares Luncheon – Ft. Collins, CO.  “Strategy for Good.”  Sponsored by Business Cares, United Way of Larimer County.

September 2011  AmeriCorps Performance Measurement Institute – Bethesda, MD.  “Evidence-Basis for AmeriCorps Interventions.”  Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

September 2011  “Pro Bono Volunteer Generation” – Wichita and Lawrence, KS.  Sponsored by the Kansas Volunteer Commission.

September 2011  AmeriCorps Performance Measurement Institute – Bethesda, MD.  “AmeriCorps Grantee Roles and Responsibilities in Performance Measurement/Management.”  Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

July 2011  “Volunteer Generation Tips and Strategies” – Dodge City, Hays, Wichita and Lawrence, KS.  Sponsored by the Kansas Volunteer Commission.

September 2010   Multi-State State Service Commissioner Summit – Little Rock, AR.  “Nonprofit Leadership Skills for the 21st Century.”  Sponsored by the Arkansas Service Commission and the Corporation for national and Community Service.

September 2010   AmeriCorps Grantee Board Institute – Washington, DC.  “Nonprofit Stewardship.” Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

September 2009    State Service Commissioner Institute – Washington, DC.  “Strategic Partnerships with Businesses.” Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

November 2008    Denver Fundraising Summit, Denver, CO.  “Cause Marketing: Building Profitable Relationships with Corporate Partners.”  Sponsored by the Center for Nonprofit Success.

September 2008    State Service Commissioner Development Institute – Washington, DC.  “Strategic Partnerships with Businesses.” Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

June 2008  Nonprofit Executive Director Leadership Program – Denver, CO. “Effective Communication for Business Partnerships.” Sponsored by the Denver Department of Strategic Partnerships.

February 2007   Colorado Conference on Volunteerism & Service-Learning – Colorado Springs, CO.  “Strategic Partnerships with Businesses.”


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