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Joan P

Executive Level Fundraiser

Occupation:

Fundraiser

Location:

Gloucester, MA

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

No

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Accomplished, energetic and tenacious fundraiser, and team builder with a keen sense of what works for donors and charitable organizations. Known for outstanding ability to motivate and inspire people from diverse environments and backgrounds. Provide clear instruction and education for donors, grateful patients, alumnae and friends, plus colleagues and Boards of Directors, so they can clearly understand complex giving strategies and the benefits to themselves, their heirs and the non-profit groups. Instruct staff as to the identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals who are good prospects for major and principal gifts. Possess a demonstrated passion for and a proven knowledge of faith-based philanthropy with numerous successes in cultivating strong and sustainable relationships.

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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

University of Maine Political Science Bachelor Degree
University of Maine Political Science 1978 Bachelor Degree
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Website Planned Giving Design Center media url Articles and informational pieces

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Highlights:

 Raised millions of dollars throughout my career Effective Communication Skills, Strong Interpersonal Skills Prolific writer of all aspects of fundraising, especially gift planning  Proven knowledge of Estate & Gift Planning Strategies,Targeted Market  Team & Staff Leadership, Board Training  Motivating and Inspiring Donors  Comprehensive knowledge of Philanthropic Tax Law Proven track record in all aspects of Donor Relations Taught planned giving at UCLA Extension Programs Conducted seminars at Professional Fundraising Organizations

Companies I like:

Any non profit organization located MA

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Responsible for developing key strategies and the proper approaches for a variety of multi-faceted outright principle gifts, gift planning and estate-planning programs for all 7 schools and colleges, including Loyola Law School. Supervised and mentored Director of Development, Gift Planning and Program Director of Women’s Leadership Council. Provided leadership, direction and training to all 7 Directors of Development at LMU, plus the Trustees, Regents, staff and volunteers in all aspects of charitable giving with an emphasis on its relationship to effective estate and financial planning. Raised and assisted others in raising over $80MM in multiple gifts and pledges, from alumni, friends and retired faculty and staff in support LMU’s $450MM capital campaign Developed an outreach program to allied professionals, such as lawyers, financial planners and accountants to expand the potential donor pool Conducted seminars and created topic-specific newsletters to cultivate the entire LMU constituency Increased donations significantly over a 10-year period Made extensive cultivation and solicitation calls to individual prospects Significantly improved the department’s fundraising capabilities by providing continuing education seminars Developed over 50 presentations for various audiences that have created outstanding results Helped several colleagues improve their results and efficiency in annual donations Designed, created and supervised the creation of a vibrant Women’s Leadership Council and the tremendously successful Heritage Association of Retired Faculty and Staff, the first programs at LMU
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