Many organizations raise a significant portion of their annual revenue dollars during the month of December.  This webinar will examine simply and easy ways to maximize and increase year-end contributions through proven fundraising techniques. 

In this session:

  • Practical ways to utilize the internet to increase contributions
  • Specifically, how to use year-end email campaigns
  • Best ways to optimize giving from current supporters through targeted direct mail appeals

About the Presenter:

Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE is a consultant to U.S. and international non-profit organizations. Brown founded Docere Consulting, Inc. in July 2003 with the intent of providing service to traditional and non-traditional non-profit organizations wanting to learn more about fundraising.  He is the principal in the company.

Alphonce worked as Vice President of Development for the National Academy of Public Administration in Washington, DC until September 10, 2007 where he was responsible for developing a comprehensive development program for the Academy. He returned to his consultancy practice in November 2010 after serving as the director of development of the National Minority AIDS Counsel. He raised more than $17 million for this organization in three years.

Brown also served as vice president, University Advancement of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California.  He has worked for large, established organizations, as well as grassroots institutions-providing him with the breath of experiences needed to tailor services to client’s wishes. His other employment includes serving as Executive Director of the National Kidney Foundation of Southeast Texas, president & CEO of the Prairie View A&M University Foundation and assistant dean of External Relations, College and Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin.
Alphonce earned his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin.  He received his Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) designation in July 2002-a distinction held by only 95 senior fundraising professionals in the world.  He is a frequent lecturer and teacher, and he has conducted workshops throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Brown is the past chairman of the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals-the largest professional fundraising organization in the world with over 30,000 members worldwide.

Program Information
Date Presented:
November 28, 2012 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Year-End Fundraising...It is Still Not Too Late
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