Jimmie R. Alford, CFRE ePhilanthropy Scholars Fund
The ePhilanthropy Foundation Trustees voted unanimously to honor the vision and leadership of its Founding Chairman by establishing a scholarship fund in his name. Funds will be used to support ePhilanthropy training of those in need and those showing great promise in the field of Internet-based Philanthropy.
Incoming Chairman of the Board, Mike Hoffman kicked off the fundraising for this effort with a pledge of $500 and is asking all interested parties to consider making a gift in honor of Jimmie.
Please consider a gift of $500, $250, $100, $50 or even $25 to the Jimmie Alford Fund. Donations can be made online using the Network For Good (we ask that you enter Jimmie Alford Scholars Fund in the "Designation" line provided), using the donation form or simply by calling 877-536-1245.
We also invite you to email us your comments for Jimmie to read and we will pass them along to him.
About Jimmie Alford, CFRE
Jimmie R. Alford, CFRE, is Founder, Chair and CEO of The Alford Group Inc. Throughout his 40 year career in the nonprofit sector, Jimmie has provided leadership in improving the quality of life, assisting hundreds of clients in all aspects of not-for-profit management. Prior to founding the Alford Group, Jimmie was a senior executive with a major not-for-profit organization in Chicago.
Recognized by The NonProfit Times as "one of the 50 most influential people in the nonprofit sector" in both 1998 and 1999, Jimmie plays an active leadership and stewardship role in the not-for-profit sector. He was recently Chair of the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel, Inc. (AAFRC) and has served on the boards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Foundation and the Fund Raising School of Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. He is also on the Board of the Alliance for Children & Families, the Advisory Board of North Park University’s Center on Non Profit Management, as well as a faculty member for the Learning Institute for Nonprofit Organizations. Jimmie is the Founding Chairman of the ePhilanthropy Foundation.
Jimmie frequently writes and lectures on issues affecting the nonprofit sector. He served as editor and chapter author for the book, Building and Managing an Asset Base, published under the auspices of Indiana University Center on Philanthropy’s New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising program.
Jimmie has a Master of Science Degree in Administration and Organizational Behavior and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.