Jeff Bagel, CFRE is a principal with eAdvancement, where he provides high quality counsel that helps not-for- profit organizations exceed their expectations through improved philanthropy. He is the author of "Annual Fundraising Plans Made Simple: A Roadmap for Community Colleges and Small Development Shops” and a sought after speaker for conferences, webinars and symposiums due to his informative and engaging sessions. Get Jeff on your team today!
The latest from Jeff's blog
- Work Smarter, Not Harder I think we can all agree that we work hard. But do we always work smart? An annual fundraising plan (AFP) can help fundraisers do just that: Work smarter. …Read More »
- I define mission fundraising as sharing the purpose or reason of existence for your organization with donors for the purpose of raising much-needed philanthropic support, so the organization may advance its mission or …Read More »
- I am a big baseball fan and have been for as long as I can remember. But there is one part of baseball that annoys me to no end: Baseball lingo. There are …Read More »
Annual Fundraising Plans Made Simple
If you are one of the many talented, dedicated people who tend to rush from one urgent deadline to the next, then Jeff Bagel, CFRE has thrown you a lifeline. Jeff makes a compelling case for developing a realistic annual fundraising plan and provides specific practical guidance and templates adaptable to institutions of any size and facing any set of circumstances. Jeff shows how proper planning can optimize your performance and that of your fundraising operation, as well as improve relationships with your supervisor, board members and colleagues.
Interim Executive Director
Pima Community College Foundation
Executive Director Institutional Advancement
Zane State College
Best session of the conference!
Best session I attended!
Jeff’s book should be required reading
Doug Ferguson, MPA
Director of Alumni Programs
Delaware County Community College
CASE District II Professional of the Year
Watch Jeff on Gifts From the Heart
“Gifts from the Heart” is a television program that aired multiple times on WBBZ TV. Jeff created the concept for “Gifts from the Heart” and also served as a producer of the show. Jeff provided in-studio analysis, discussing both the impact philanthropy has on a community and the ethics of professional fundraising.
There are many reasons to contact Jeff Bagel, CFRE
Drawing on his wisdom and experience as a fundraising executive for more than 30 years, Jeff Bagel, CFRE can guide you in numerous ways:
Consult: As a Principal with eAdvancement, Jeff can assist you in raising philanthropy beyond your expectations, strengthen your board, improve your alumni or member programs and facilitate your annual and multi-year strategic planning efforts.
Speak, Listen, Learn: From conferences to classrooms – webinars to media -- blogs to book:
Ask Jeff to speak at your next conference, retreat or symposium. Invite Jeff to your classroom for extended learning. Inquire how Jeff can develop and present webinars to help achieve your goals. Schedule Jeff for media appearances or analysis on philanthropy.