Funamentals of Fundraising Essential Skill Training for Non-profits in Rural & Native American Communities

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising:

Essential Skill Training for Non-profits in Rural & Native American Communities
Friday, September 10, 2010 9AM – 4PM
Moenkopi Legacy Inn Conference Center (opened April 2010)
Junction Highways 264 & 160, Tuba City
Member / Non-member – $50
10% discount to multiple registrants from same organization

Topics will include:
• Overview of Fundraising in Rural and Native Communities
• Building and Sustaining Relationships
• Securing the Gift

Who should attend:
This workshop is designed for established and start-up organizations and will provide training for non-profit staff, volunteers, board members, or people just interested in learning more about fundraising.


Jim Anderson, Partner, GoalBusters Consulting LLC and AFP Master Teacher, specializes in analyzing donor
motivations, implementing marketing and social media campaigns, finding compelling stories for organizational case
statements, and making any special event more effective and fun. He has worked with the Hopi Education Endowment
Fund, The Hopi Foundation, and KGHR, among many others in support of their fundraising efforts. Jim has been a
Northern Arizona resident since 1982.

Alice Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE, Partner, GoalBusters Consulting LLC and AFP Master Teacher, has over nineteen
years of professional fundraising experience, and is a two-time honoree as AFP-Northern Arizona Fundraising Professional of the Year. Alice is Vice Chair, Member Services for AFP International and the 90thprofessional worldwide to receive the ACFRE credential. She specializes in strategic and development planning, annual giving programs, grant writing, board development and fundraising coaching and training.

Vernon Kahe (Navajo/Hopi), Resource Development Manager, Hopi Education Endowment Fund is responsible for
developing and expanding relationships with individuals, corporations and foundations to secure support for the HEEF. Previously, as the Office Manager of the HEEF, he was responsible for all administrative aspects including policies & procedures which established the foundation for the fund. Vernon is a graduate of the Hopi High School and Northern Arizona University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Marketing.

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Published by Traci L. Morris

Dr. Morris, the Director of the American Indian Policy Institute at Arizona State University is a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma. Under her leadership, the AIPI has grown and diversified its service to Indian Country via an MOU formalizing a long-standing partnership with the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) and forming the Tribal Economic Leadership Program offering training in Tribal Economic Governance and Tribal Financial Management; access to Entrepreneurship training and tribal business support through Inno-Nations; and Economic Development Consulting; and, the formalization of the Institute via by-laws and an advisory board comprised of both internal ASU leadership and external tribal and non-tribal leadership. In her work at both ASU and prior, Morris has worked with Native American tribes; Tribal businesses; Native American non-profits; Native media makers, artists, and galleries; written a college-accredited curriculum in Native American new media; and has advocated for digital inclusion at the Federal Communications Commission and on Capitol Hill. Morris’s research and publications on Native American media and the digital divide is focused on Internet use, digital inclusion, network neutrality, digital and new media curriculums, digital inclusion and development of broadband networks in Indian Country. Her book, Native American Voices: A Reader, continues to be a primary teaching tool in colleges throughout the country. Dr. Morris is Affiliated Faculty at ASU's School for the Future of Innovation in Society, an Affiliate of ASU's Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology, a Senior Sustainability Scholar at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, President of the Board of the Phoenix Indian Center, Board member of the Arizona American Indian Chamber of Commerce, and on the Advisory Council of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums. Formerly, Morris served member of the Advisory Board for the Department of Labor's Native American Employment and Training Council and served a two-year appointment (2014-2016 and 2010-2012) on the Federal Communications Commission's Consumer Advisory Committee. As an entrepreneur prior to her ASU appointment, Morris founded Homahota Consulting LLC, a national Native American woman-owned professional services firm working in policy analysis, telecommunications, education, and research assisting tribes in their nation-building efforts and working with Native Nations, tribal businesses and those businesses working with tribes. Morris has an M. A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona’s American Indian Studies, in addition to a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Colorado State University.

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