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Building a Strong Major Gifts Program

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 11:30am-1:30pm PST
In-person | Pleasant Hill , CA

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Join Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University to learn strategies that will help you practice and enhance your fundraising skills. Attendees of this lunch* and learn event will gain insights that will help them build strong gift teams and develop programs to enhance fundraising efforts and outcomes.

Learn from Bay Area Philanthropist, Jack Alotto. Mr. Alotto has also taught several fundraising classes at the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership, where he is on the faculty of the Emerging Leaders Program. Additionally, Jack has taught and managed the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Golden Gate Chapter’s Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Review class. Jack is currently a consultant and interim development professional. He will also be joined by several distinguished panelists: 

  • Margi English, Chief Development Officer, Make-A-Wish Foundation Greater Bay Area
  • Tim Whalen, Chief Development Officer, Save the Redwoods
  • Eric Talbert, Western Regional Director, MedShare
  • Lillian Samuel, Chief Development Officer, Girl Scouts of Northern California

*A light lunch will be served

This event is led by a Funding Information Network partner.

Registration Information:

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Contact Information:



100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill , CA 94523

This event is no longer available.