Effective Events in a Comprehensive Development Plan

When:  Oct 14, 2019 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  AFP Central Iowa Chapter
Mark Gambaiana, VP of  Development at ChildServe, will discuss how to maximize the effectiveness of fundraising events and how they fit into an organization's overall development plan. Mark will draw from and discuss his experience with ChildServe's Bubble Ball, which is now entering its 10th year and continuing to grow. 
Mark joined ChildServe in 2016 and is responsible for leading the organization’s fundraising programs to advance the mission of ChildServe, including annual giving, special events, major and planned gifts, capital campaigns, donor stewardship and endowment giving. Since 1985, Mark has worked at college and university advancement programs, holding positions in public relations, alumni relations and fundraising. He previously served as Vice President of University Advancement at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO, and has additional experience as a fundraiser for Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and at Morningside College in Sioux City. He has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Morningside College.


Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312

Pricing Information

Registration Price
Chapter Member $16.00
Nonmember $21.00
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Suzanne Hull