Declining number of donors and the implications for Development Professionals and Causes

When:  Oct 19, 2022 from 11:45 AM to 01:00 PM (AKT)
Associated with  AFP, Alaska Chapter

AFP Alaska Chapter will be joined via Zoom by Herman “Art” Taylor, President and Chief Executive officer of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance -

Join an engaging conversation on ethical dilemmas that development fundraisers face while trying to reach their goals, build relationships, and acquire new donors. Avoid shortcuts to ethics in an effort to get funds in the door.

This event will be HYBRID, with a capacity for 20 people to be in-person. Please bring your own lunch.


Herman “Art” Taylor is President and Chief Executive officer of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance - As head of the Alliance, he oversees all aspects of the organization’s work, which includes setting standards for soliciting organizations, evaluating charities in relation to these standards, publishing the Wise Giving Guide, assisting local Better Business Bureau charity review programs, promoting charity accountability and providing a variety of materials on informed giving to individual, institutional and business donors and to government, hosting a weekly podcast, advancing collaboration among charitable organizations, developing giving tools and assisting charities in improving operations, governance and leadership.

He is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College (BA Business Administration 1980) and received an honorary Dr. of Laws from his alma mater in 2002. He acquired a J.D. from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1989. He received a foresight practitioner certificate in 2015 from the Institute for the Future. He has completed studies for the University of Oxford Said Business School Certificate in Blockchain Strategy Program. He is a graduate of South Philadelphia High School and a member of its Cultural Hall of Fame.


AFP AK, Alaska Chapter