Bishop Redfern II is Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, United Way’s Alyce Kemp-Dewitt Award Winner and Presiding Bishop and General Overseer of the Ecumenical Christ of Christ. Have you ever wondered if the RMS Titanic* should be renamed the CFRE Titanic? There is a movement afoot to crucify anyone who asks the question, “Has Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) become obsolete?” The nonprofit establishment has been quick to brand thought-leaders who challenge the value of CFRE as heretics or even worse, as charlatans.
When it comes to charity “Money is Oxygen!” Click on the YouTube video above to witness the historic first hour of NANOE’s Board of Governors Convention & Expo live from Columbia’s Metropolitan Convention Center. Hear Bishop Redfern II, Charlotte Lunsford Berry and Jimmy LaRose inspire NANOE Governors to take charity to scale. Here’s what people who attended had to say. Debi Tengler, with Arrow Child & Family Ministries shared, “Really loved the challenge to question the status quo, so grateful to have a voice in the process, and the networking was the most beneficial in my professional career!” Megan Maanao, of the Strickland
www.NANOE.org – On July 7, 2017 (amid controversy fueled by the online magazine Nonprofit Quarterly [NPQ]) the newly formed, Washington, D.C. based, National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE) successfully launched a nationwide campaign to build its 2017 Board of Governors. Nominations were overseen by Philanthropist Charlotte Lunsford Berry and Professor Kathleen Wilson Robinson. To-date over 700 leaders accepted the charge to establish, organize and confirm a new set of governing guidelines that supercharge nonprofit capacity-building.