Untapped Fundraising Potential: Demystifying DAFs

What: FREE Webinar- Untapped Fundraising Potential: Demystifying DAFs

Date: March 20, 2018 

Time: 1 p.m. ET 

Amy Pirozzolo, Vice President, Fidelity Charitable;
Eva Nico, Senior Director of Nonprofit Strategy, GuideStar

As the charitable landscape evolves, it’s imperative that nonprofits identify and cultivate donors by the way they are giving.

Donor-advised funds (DAFs), like Fidelity Charitable®, have become one of the fastest growing vehicles for charitable giving. In 2017 alone, Fidelity Charitable® made 1 million donor-recommended grants, totaling $4.5 billion.

On Tuesday, March 20 at 1pm ET join experts from GuideStar and Fidelity Charitable to learn about how to incorporate donor-advised funds into your fundraising strategy and get firsthand insight into the key factors that influence their giving decisions.

You will also learn about:

  • What donors are seeing about your organization and how to encourage them to use their DAFs to support your work
  • Insights gleaned from analysis of 104,000 donors’ giving behavior and survey data
  • Nonprofit strategies to connect with this important and fast-growing group of donors the charitable landscape evolves, it’s imperative that nonprofits identify and cultivate donors by the way they are giving

See you there!

Webinar Presenters

Pirozzolo_Amy_a035123_16051-7157_Web.jpgAmy Pirozzolo

Amy Pirozzolo is vice president at Fidelity Charitable®, an independent public charity that has helped donors support nearly 220,000 nonprofit organizations with over $25 billion in grants since its inception in 1991. The mission of Fidelity Charitable® is to further the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that make charitable giving simple, effective, and accessible. Experienced in both consumer and business-to-business marketing at brands across a variety of industries, Ms. Pirozzolo assumed her current role in 2013 and is responsible for leading all aspects of marketing for Fidelity Charitable, including: driving awareness for donor-advised funds, fundraising strategy and support, donor engagement strategy and new program launches. Ms. Pirozzolo received a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Miami University. 

Eva Nico.jpgEva Nico

Eva is GuideStar’s in-house expert on nonprofit strategy and evaluation issues. She works with nonprofits and GuideStar’s product team to define programs and features that help individuals and organizations make better decisions. Her goal is to have over 100,000 nonprofits share their full story using the GuideStar Profile. In her role, Eva also advocates for greater transparency and use of data among nonprofits and for solutions to address the “The Overhead Myth”.   She has over 12 years of experience in strategic planning and evaluation in the social sector, having worked on complex social issues in health, education, and community vitality at FSG Social Impact Advisors and McKinsey & Company. Eva has a B.S. in Physics from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in Physics from Oxford University.

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