Managing Guilds and Building a Successful Team
Tuesday, February 21st
Jim had an extensive background in education, serving at the college level in various capacities. He was recruited to Fresno by Chancellor Bill Stewart to start the Foundation at Fresno City College. This began a very successful career in fundraising for the Central Valley.
After several years as the Executive Director of State Center Community College Foundation, Jim was recruited to Saint Agnes Medical Center to take on the largest capital campaign in their history. The $200 million expansion project led to a record breaking $23 million raised to build the north wing. Jim's ability to connect with donors, volunteers, board members and staff was key to the campaigns success.Read Full Biography
Serving as your 2017 President of the California Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is an honor and a privilege. As fundraisers we are charged with making our communities a better place to live for our families, friends, neighbors and citizens. It's a tall order, but I have found that those who choose this profession are up to the challenge!
AFP is here to help develop professionals by providing the necessary tools and resources to build your career and expand your knowledge. Our goal is to promote philanthropy through programs and networking opportunities. Monthly meetings offer a wide variety of subjects, many of which deliver excellent ideas and platforms to improve and enhance your current fundraising strategies. You will meet professionals that are both new to the field of philanthropy or have served over 30 years fundraising for non-profits. Both ends of the spectrum will provide insight and growth opportunities. Continue Reading →
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2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report
What’s the norm for nonprofit communications? We share what’s typical in nonprofit communications today.
Where are the points of conflict in nonprofit communications? We point out where communicators, fundraisers, and executive directors disagree, as well as other statistical differences in the data – quiz style.
What’s the portrait of a typical nonprofit communications director? We share a little more about the life and times of today’s nonprofit communications directors.
How are people really feeling about the coming year? We share what has you most excited and most scared about 2015.
AFP Quick Poll
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