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What You Should Know When Hiring a Non-Profit Fundraising Consultant


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateFebruary 26, 2021
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Course LevelBasic
Series: Non-Profits
Course Description

Most non-profits struggle with bringing in more revenues, especially in tough economic climates. The answer might be in hiring a fundraising consultant. If your nonprofit or your non-profit clients need a fundraising consultant, where do they find one, what should they know before hiring a consultant, what qualities should they look for, and what results should they expect?

In this webinar, led by a fundraising consultant with more than thirty years' experience, nonprofits will learn the answers to all these questions and more. 
Learning Objectives:

  • Identify what types of things consultants can help with

  • Determine what consultants typically charge and how they work

  • Recognize state registration for fundraising consultants

  • Give examples of ethical considerations

  • List sources to find consultants

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Linda Lysakowski

Linda Lysakowski, LLC
Author, Speaker, Nonprofit Consultant, Editor
(702) 892-0955


Linda is one of slightly more than one hundred professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In her thirty-plus years in the development field, she has managed capital campaigns; helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and has trained more than 50,000 professionals in Mexico, Canada, Egypt, Bermuda, and most of the fifty United States. Linda is a graduate of Alvernia College in Reading, PA with majors in Banking and Finance; Communications; and Theology/Philosophy. She is a graduate of AFP’s Faculty Training Academy and has received two AFP research grants. She is also a prolific writer, having written or contributed to more than two dozen books. Linda has received the Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award from the Eastern PA, Las Vegas, and Sierra (NV) chapters of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) was recognized internationally with the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Service to AFP. She was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Las Vegas Chapter of AFP.

About Our Presenter

At about the age of about ten, Linda started writing short stories, so she always loved to write. Seven decades later, she is an accomplished (and more importantly, published) author, having had more than thirty books published. 

Although Linda never thought she'd be a teacher, she has come to love helping people gain the knowledge they need to succeed. She has trained more than 50,000 development professionals in Canada, Mexico, Egypt, Bermuda, and most of the fifty states in the US, in addition to leading hundreds of virtual training programs with a worldwide audience. She is especially proud of her comprehensive Online Courses, which provide you with an easy and affordable way you learn the skills you need.

Linda is one of more than 100 professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In her thirty-plus years as a philanthropic consultant, she has managed capital campaigns that have raised more than $50,000,000, helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals,