and make meaningful connections

SIC Philanthropic Consulting provides services to both non-profit organizations and donors. Money doesn’t just find its ways to the best causes; people make decisions about whether, and where, to give. Galia can help you make the right decisions for you and the causes you care about.
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Something in Common (SIC) founder, Galia Pennekamp, holds the unique ability to understand the financial needs and constraints of non-profit organizations as well as the desires and motivations of donors. This enables her to offer time-saving strategies and create meaningful and sustainable partnerships among the best non profit organizations and philanthropic leaders.


Galia launched Something In Common Consulting in April 2019. Over the past three decades, she has helped achieve transformational change through leadership roles in development and external affairs for several non profits, including Breakthrough Miami, Informed Families, the Florida Family Partnership and The SEED School of Miami.

Galia has also served on the Junior League Foundation Board, Arsht Families, St. Hugh Catholic Church Parish Council, Association of Fundraising Professionals Board and has been an active supporter for several other non profits including Thomas Armour Youth Ballet, The Miami Project and Kristi House.

SIC Philanthropic Consulting offers services including advising and educating donors about non-profit organizations; advising individuals and families on how to create unified strategies for philanthropic efforts; helping donors identify values, set goals and measure impact; and helping donors becomes more engaged and satisfied.

As your philanthropic consultant, Galia serves as your eyes and ears when she visits programs, interacts with program recipients, and liaises with organizational leadership. Based in Miami, FL, Galia works with organizations internationally.

SIC Philanthropic Consulting offers services to non profits including annual operating and campaign fundraising plans, volunteer management and leadership development.

SIC Philanthropic Consulting is your giving expert. Galia helps your clients identify what they care about and how they want to make a difference. She advises on how to leave a lasting legacy by engaging family members in a strategic giving plan. SIC services help you help your clients. You preserve their wealth and SIC helps you weave charitable giving into the financial plan.

Are you ready to nurture meaningful causes and connections?