Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors

Philanthropy Unbound is now Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors


Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors partners with individuals, organizations and corporations in developing ideas and programs to foster a world we are all proud to call home. We build and support systems for charitable giving, impactful programs and equitable solutions to civic engagement. At our core, we are mobilizers – moving from idea to implementation to influence. We work closely with our clients to help them navigate the complex non-profit landscape and make the best decisions that align with their vision and passion.


The philanthropic and non-profit landscape is ever-changing and your intervention strategy requires customized solutions that deliver on your needs and expectations. Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors employs a combination of traditional philanthropy and resource development principles, unconventional wisdom, informed insights, and smart brand strategy solutions to align with your specific mission and social commitment.

Philanthropy Advising

Offer a wide range of options for individual donors, foundations and corporate giving programs to build flexible, innovative, and community-focused charitable giving. 

Nonprofit Support

Provide systems and strategies to help strengthen your organization and grow your impact.

Values Planning

Leverage your passions to build impactful giving programs and organizations.


Scan, examine and plot the universe of non profit and philanthropic entities within the issue area you want to explore and support.


Create market strategies that map and foster deep relationships within your targeted community.


Develop a strategy to fund and sustain your philanthropic goals and identify potential collaborators and allies.


Build, empower and train an engaged and accountable board of directors or advisors to help you realize your full organizational potential.


Identify, recruit, and onboard the right person or people who will execute your philanthropic and organizational goals.

Renée Joslyn

Principal & Managing Director

Renée Joslyn is the principal and founder of Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors. She leads our execution and program strategy efforts. Most recently, Renée was director of girls and women integration at the Clinton Global Initiative. In this role she advised multinational corporations, philanthropists, NGOs, and multilateral institutions on increasing gender-focused investments in global development initiatives. She was also responsible for expanding the community of CGI members who incorporate a gender lens in their work.