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The Five Tool Fundraiser: Exploring the Key Characteristics of Hall of Fame Fundraisers

October 24, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


About the Webinar

The Five Tool Fundraiser ™ is a tested and proven framework for understanding the characteristics of the best and most successful development professionals in the nonprofit and fundraising industries and provides a more thoughtful and strategic approach to understanding the work of the development professional. Join this engaging webinar to explore the hundreds of qualities and characteristics that define the best fundraisers in the development profession with a focus on five specific and essential tools every fundraising needs to know and master to become a hall of fame fundraiser.

Attendees will gain key insights around the five tools the best fundraisers have mastered:

  1. The Successful Solicitor
  2. The Beloved Staff Manager
  3. The Trusted CEO and Executive Team Partner
  4. The Effective Volunteer Support System
  5. The Thought Leader and Strategist.

About the Presenter: Chris Looney

Christopher “Chris” Looney has committed his professional life to the advancement of the nonprofit sector and remains most interested in elevating the field of philanthropy and the capacity of fundraisers to succeed. Chris is the son of two legendary fundraisers. His wife, Anisha, works in development as well for a well-known research hospital. For nearly 25 years, Chris provided advice, guidance and support to hundreds of organizations in his role as a senior leader of the nation’s largest and most successful fundraising consulting firm. During his tenure with the firm, Chris assisted his clients to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. Through the years, Chris served in key leadership positions connected to philanthropy. AFP International Foundation for Philanthropy, AFP of Orange County, The Giving USA Foundation, and Giving Institute have all benefitted from the leadership of Chris Looney. After decades working on the front lines of fundraising, guiding and advising a multitude of nonprofits on philanthropic initiatives, Chris developed The Five Tool Fundraiser concept. Over the years, Chris has continued to explore the Five Tool Fundraiser framework, which has resulted in the completion of several books and training materials. Chris and his wife, Anisha, live in Irvine, California with their three children.


Meeting ID: 840 7538 6912
Passcode: 773210


October 24, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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