JEFF BAGEL, CFRE
Jeff’s first book, "Annual Fundraising Plans Made Simple: A Road Map for Community Colleges and Small Development Shops,” was released in the fall of 2016 by CASE Publishing. It was CASE’s top-selling book in its category in 2017.
In 2017, Jeff was a contributing author for the annual giving module in the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ “Fundamentals of Fundraising Course” Participants Manual, which is distributed worldwide to students enrolled in the program.
Jeff 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 a sought after speaker for conferences, webinars and symposiums due to his informative and engaging sessions.
Jeff was honored as 2012’s Western New York Fundraising Executive of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and has served as an adjunct faculty member in Canisius College’s Fundamentals of Fund Raising program. A graduate of the Executive Leadership Institute at the Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University, he was one of four people nationally selected to serve as a facilitator at the Executive Leadership Institute in 2000.
Jeff is involved in numerous community organizations and activities. Currently, he serves as Immediate Past President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Western New York Chapter, and as Chairman of MusicalFare Theatre in Buffalo, NY.