Stewardship is the goal. Fundraising is the outcome.

Thursday, April 20, 2017  |  12:00 noon to 1:00pm
National Sequestration Education Center
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd., Room NS121, Decatur

John Guastaferro, CFRE
Vice President of Marketing & Development, Orange County YMCA, Anaheim, California

About the Program
Your organization’s mission and the resulting outcomes are extraordinary. You know it and so does your board. But how do you get donors to connect to your mission on a deeper level? How do you connect people to the extraordinary? In this program, John Guastaferro will show how to strengthen your brand, your cause, and your team – all of which help to move people and organizations forward. By unifying the vision, it inspires action. John believes that in the end, it’s all about connecting people to the extraordinary. That’s the magic of fundraising. Speaking of magic, John actually uses it in his presentation!

Who Should Attend?
Development and Fundraising staff, Nonprofit Executive Directors, and Board Members.

Learning Objectives
Learn how to connect donors to your mission on a more meaningful level.
Learn how to strengthen your brand and your cause to strengthen your donor communications.
Learn how to unify the team to inspire action.

About the Speaker:
John Guastaferro, CFRE, is an award-winning marketing and fundraising professional, who has built brands and advanced causes for more than 20 years. John is the Vice President of Marketing and Development at the Orange County, California YMCA. John, a graduate of California State Polytechnic University-Pomona and the Disney Institute, is an AFP member. He is a volunteer with AmeriCorps and was a 2-year project leader with KaBOOM!  He has received national awards from NAYDO (North American YMCA Development Organization) for best video and best website. John is a dynamic performer, speaker, and member of the world-famous Magic Castle. He believes magic is much more than just finding a card or deceiving the senses. It’s about connecting with people. Whether performing for one or one-hundred, John draws his audiences into the thrilling feeling that anything is possible. That is the true power of magic! John has written several books on magic and performed magic and lectured in London and Paris.

Lunch included
AFP Members: $25; Non-AFP Members: $35

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