Noon Online: Geometry of Fundraising 05/22/2019

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Noon Online: The Geometry of Fundraising


When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 12:00-1:30PM PST
Where: Online via Zoom video conference link

Noon Online: Given our chapter's large geographic area, this series aims to gather members and colleagues online during the lunch hour to share ideas, build knowledge and network. The sessions have a nominal fee of $5 for chapter members. We use Zoom video conference, which is a platform where you can see everyone else online in real time (half the fun).

Fee: $5 for AFP Golden Gate Members, $40 for General Community
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Note: You will receive the link to Zoom in advance of the session

Earns 1.5 CFRE Credits, pending approval


Significant new and increased fundraising doesn't grow in a linear pattern. Consultants at Glavin Jacobson have developed a model for planning growth that reflects the unique needs of nonprofit organizations. May is budget season for many organizations, and the summer is time to plan the fall campaign. This session will get you ready to lead your organization's fundraising growth.


Susan Jacobson is President of Glavin Jacobson Inc. She is an expert on maximizing fundraising productivity from both annual and capital campaigns, with a special focus on major gifts. She has held senior development positions at University of California San Francisco, United Way of the Bay Area, the Buck Institute for Age Research, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, and the San Francisco Education Fund. As an independent consultant prior to joining Glavin Jacobson Inc., Susan's clients included the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Goodwill Industries, the Jewish Community Center, and the California College of Art. When her children were in elementary school, Susan wrote the popular guide book, "Getting the Public School You Want in San Francisco." She holds a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University.

Melissa Perez is Senior Consultant at Glavin Jacobson Inc. Her career bridges the nonprofit and corporate communities ranging from household names like AT&T, United Way and the San Francisco Opera, to small nonprofit start-ups like We Teach Science and SPAAT. She has served in both staff and board roles. This gives her particular insight into corporate partnerships, volunteer engagement, and board leadership. In addition to fundraising experience with annual fund, major gifts, and foundation and corporate grants, Melissa has particular expertise in complex corporate partnerships and management of the development office team. Throughout her career she has woven together volunteerism and philanthropy to create meaningful experiences for fellow employees, board members and funding partners. Melissa graduated from The University of Texas with a BBA in Marketing.


5/22/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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