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Association of Fundraising Professionals: Southern Arizona Chapter

Leading Trends and Key Issues Impacting Fundraising Potential and Performance

rtolefsonPresented by Richard Tollefson, President, The Phoenix Philanthropy Group

This session will analyze the leading state-wide, national, and international trends and issues impacting your fundraising potential and performance. We will explore a variety of key indicators, such as the current economic climate, recent donor trends and giving patterns, tax and legal issues, cross-border and generational wealth transfers, the increased influence of diverse constituents, social networks, the emergence of social venture and engaged philanthropy, and more.
This presentation is designed to help you to be up-to-date on key issues and trends so that you can proactively prepare for change and be positioned for greater fundraising success.
Presenter Biography:
Richard Tollefson established The Phoenix Philanthropy Group with over 20 years of fundraising and advancement management experience. The Phoenix Philanthropy Group partners with organizations to optimize their impact on our global society by providing strategic, outcomes-driven fundraising, constituent relations, and organizational development programs. Serving over 50 clients in four countries, this professional group brings expertise and best-practices knowledge to Arizona, national, and international clients in education, arts and culture, health care, human services, and international development.
Previously serving as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at his alma mater, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Richard managed two comprehensive fundraising campaigns which raised $120 million in 26 countries, including a $60 million commitment which became the largest naming gift to a college or school of business in the world. Prior to Thunderbird, Richard worked with The Joffrey Ballet, the University of Arizona, and Arizona State University.
In 2001, Richard was honored as the Outstanding Fundraiser of the Year by the Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Members $26.05 (includes $1.05 fee)

Nonmembers $36.35 (includes $1.35 fee)