Webinar: The Fundraiser’s Story

Becky Rasmussen

Webinar: The Fundraiser’s Story

Date(s) - May 01, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


In this extraordinarily challenging season filled with uncertainty, you may find yourself reflecting upon your professional life. In this webinar led by fundraising author, coach, consultant and speaker Martin Leifeld, we’ll explore how we view ourselves as fundraisers and how it has everything to do with our ultimate impact and success.

Martin will share six ideas that he suggests are foundational to the life and work of a fundraiser – even more so in our COVID-19 world.

If you work or volunteer in development, fundraising or nonprofit administration, you won’t want to miss this session!

About the Presenter

Martin Leifeld, author, coach, consultant and public speaker, directed the raising of over $500 million dollars during his 24 years of fundraising leadership in the St. Louis region. He authored the book, FIVE MINUTES FOR FUNDRAISING – A Collection of Expert Advice from Gifted Fundraisers. MartinLeifeld.com provides nearly 125 video presentations about leadership and fundraising matters.

Martin served as vice chancellor for university advancement at UMSL for 10 years, leading a dramatic increase in fundraising averaging $26.4 million per year. University Advancement had 140 employees and a $16 million budget focusing upon alumni engagement, community relations, fundraising, marketing and communication, university events and St. Louis Public Radio.

Previously, Martin was associate vice president for university development at Saint Louis University and director of development for the Diocese of Belleville, Ill.

Martin was named the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the AFP St. Louis Regional Chapter and received the 2020 Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement Award from St. Louis Public Radio (KWMU).


FREE and open to all; registration required.

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