Jack Alotto - CFRE Scholarship


Jack Alotto, MA, CFRE

Throughout his career, Jack has served in a variety of fundraising positions in hospital, social service and the arts as executive director, development director, major gift and legacy giving manager, and foundation and corporate relations manager.

Additionally, Jack previously served as a member of the board and taught and managed the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Golden Gate Chapter’s Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Review class. He has recently been appointed as CFRE California Ambassador.

Jack has been a trainer for the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy in the Bay Area since the program launched in that region at JFK University. Jack’s primary role was that of Instructor in the Fundraising Academy and in the newly launched Cause Selling Series. He has served on panels in Ethics in Fundraising, Cause Selling, and Donor Loyalty/ Donor Centered Fundraising; he has moderated panels on Strategies for Building a Strong Major Gifts Program, Trends and Strategies for Nonprofit Fundraising, and Stewarding Gifts and Cultivating Donors. In addition, Jack has taught Fundraising Basics, Cause Selling and Major Gift modules at the SIP Fundraising Academy since 2018.  In 2020, Jack joined the Fundraising Academy at National University as a trainer. In that position he has taught a variety of Cause Selling modules and Planned Giving.

Jack has graciously provided training and study groups for AFP Newfoundland and Labrador members working to achieve their CFRE.  Funds from these classes have been placed in a one-time scholarship fund for AFP NL members who successfully complete the CFRE designation.  May 2022

You may be eligible for support towards your CFRE designation if:

  • If you are a member of AFP NL Chapter
  • A member in good standing
  • Recently completed and passed your CFRE exam

To inquire, please contact afp.nlchapter@gmail.com