Have you ever met anyone with a B.A. in Fundraising? None of us go to school to become fundraisers, yet many successful careers in nonprofit fund development have been launched and built based on passion for a cause or organization and a desire to advance its mission.
What skills, experiences, and best practices should you embrace to grow your career? What pitfalls should you avoid? Can you increases your responsibility at your current organization or do you move on to another for growth opportunities? How does all of this vary based on the roles or development track you wish to pursue?
Learn from our instructor and a panel of industry leaders about their successful journeys and tips to success. Join us to learn more about how you can advance your career!
For nearly 30 years, Chuck Gordon has served as a senior nonprofit professional and consultant, helping nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts and across the country realize their vision by raising increased revenues.
Today, Chuck leads the New Kensington Group, a full-service consulting firm helping nonprofit leaders grow their organizations. His work focuses on strategic planning, fundraising, executive search, and board leadership and governance support. As a nationally recognized trainer and speaker, he dedicates significant time to building the fundraising capacity of nonprofit professionals and senior volunteers.
Chuck has built and led three national development programs, having served as the National Chief Development Officer at City Year, Health Leads and uAspire, doubling revenues in each organization during his tenure. For 21 years, Chuck built an impressive track record at the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, building the largest major gifts program among 1400 United Ways in the country and running the largest non-bequeathed endowment campaign ever conducted by a local United Way. He spent 15 years during his tenure as a volunteer trainer, speaker and consultant for United Way of America, including 4 years as the national chair for United Way Worldwide’s Major and Planned Gifts Council. Chuck previously served on the boards of the Wheelock Family Theatre, Eastern Middlesex ARC and Boston Children’s Theatre and was named one of Boston’s ’40 Under 40’ by the Boston Business Journal. He received his BA from Brandeis University and MBA from Boston University.
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