An Introduction to Annual Campaigns

April 4, 2014

This podcast features Erik Daubert, Director of Fund Development Partnerships for the YMCA of the USA, discussing a variety of topics regarding annual campaigns with David Fulscher.

With almost 25 years of non-profit experience, Erik Daubert is regarded as a leader in the nonprofit sector. Erik has worked and trained with thousands of nonprofit organizations from around the world. In his current position with the YMCA of USA, Erik works to maximize the philanthropic capacity of the YMCA movement. Prior to this position, Erik ran a nonprofit management consulting firm and has served in a variety of nonprofit roles over the course of his career.

Topics include:

Benefits to an organizationCampaign readinessCommunication plansBoard leadershipMajor gifts

About our guest

Erik holds the lifetime credential of Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) — one of only 100 worldwide, is an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Master Trainer, Past-Chair of the ACFRE Certification Board, and former AFP International Board Member, in addition to serving on various other national and international nonprofit boards, committees and task forces.

Erik has written many books, manuals and articles on topics such as annual campaign, capital, endowment, grant getting, major gifts and more. His latest book (co-authored) is entitled Strategies and Tools to Raise Money and was published through John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2012. He has been referenced, published and quoted in resources including BoardSource, Advancing Philanthropy, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Foundation Center and many others.

Erik lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife, Andrea.