Webinar: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Philanthropy
September 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This webinar will provide strategies for you and your team to go beyond talking about diversity to create a culture of comprehensive diversity in your nonprofit.
✔ Attract the right people – Discover simple tactics to actively recruit and retain diverse staff, Board members and donors.
✔ Success stories – Review real case studies of comprehensive diversity in philanthropy.
✔ Action plan – Discuss techniques to identify diverse circles of influence amongst your donors and prospects
Armando Zumaya, Presenter
Armando Zumaya has been in fundraising for 32 years. He has spent the bulk of his fundraising career as a Major Gift, Leadership Gifts and Annual Fund Officer on two $1+ billion dollar campaigns at Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley. He began his career in 1985 as a canvasser for SANE/FREEZE in Los Angeles and Ithaca N.Y. where he led door-to-door canvassers in the field for 5 years.
Armando is an avid presenter on a variety of philanthropy-related topics, including prospecting, solicitation, major gifts techniques, and remote constituency fundraising. He is currently the only presenter providing training on cold calling for Development Officers, and also speaks about the rise of Latino Major Giving in the US through his direct experience raising major gifts in the Latino community. Armando emphasizes the need for a new vision of Latino philanthropy throughout the nonprofit community.
He has lectured at APRA, AFP Chapters, AFP Hemispheric, APRA Chapters, BBCON, FundraisingInfo.com, GIFT and many others. He has been quoted and interviewed in the Chronicle of Philanthropy and other publications.
Recent articles include: “The Crisis of Development Officer Short Tenures”, “Silent Service” and “The Nonprofit Achievement Gap”, which have earned him national recognition.
Armando lives in Northern California and is a proud alumnus of the University of California, Riverside and Roosevelt HS in East Los Angeles.