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WEBINAR: Fundraising Basics

October 21, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Available on demand beginning December 17, 2014 — free for AFP MN members

| Presenter:   Brian Bonde, ACFRE |

Fundraising can be overwhelming and sometimes daunting for the first-timer. Fundraising: The Nuts and Bolts, is designed to provide you with the framework for fundraising, along with the tools you need to be successful. Brian Bonde, ACFRE, will share best practices of fundraising basics and answer fundamental questions you have about where to begin on a successful career. This seminar is designed specifically for individuals who are new to the fundraising profession.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will:

  • Understand the basic ethical principles that define professional fundraising.
  • Begin to explore the nature of wealth and why people want to give
  • Be introduced to the various gift types and the fundamental natural of raising money
  • Look at the development office structure and how it should be organized

Target Audience
This seminar is designed specifically for individuals who are new to the fundraising profession.

Webinar Presenter Brian Bonde, ACFREAbout the Presenter
Brian Bonde is a nationally recognized expert in non-profit management and fundraising. He is an Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), one of only 100 professionals worldwide to hold this distinguished designation from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

He has been involved in raising nearly $100 million for several organizations. He has been recognized by Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) with the Showcase Award for Planned Giving and by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) with the prestigious Award for Excellence in Fundraising. He is a noted consultant and trainer to non-profits through his firm, Advanced Certified Fundraising, LLC. He has been in senior leadership positions for Sanford Health, Children’s Care Foundation and Augustana College.

Brian is Vice Chair of the national AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and also serves on the South Dakota Arts Council, the board of Arts Midwest, South Dakota Association of Fundraising Professionals, the regional cabinet of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, and several others. He has been on various non-profit boards for over 40 contiguous years.

CFRE Continuing Education Points (CEUs)
Each of the AFP 2014 Webinars is eligible for 1.5 continuing education points on your CFRE application for initial certification and/or recertification.  More information is at the AFP International site. Or, visit the AFP Minnesota CFRE page.


October 21, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Live Presentation: October 21, 2014
Live Presentation: $159 members ($259 nonmembers)

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