JoAnn Albers, Board Member & Fundraising Consultant


As a fundraiser, JoAnn Albers makes things happen!

  • Crafted Arthritis Foundation sponsorship campaign with Charter Communications media coverage.
  • Fundraising Consultant for ACT Today. ACT Today is a non-profit organization formed to benefit support for children with autism.
  • Co-founded Women for Children, a non-profit organization creating a 2-day fundraising event netting $1.3 million over 5 years.
  • $35 million Capital Campaign Solicitation Committee.
  • Leadership role with nationally renowned women's health center in organizational development, cultivation, community involvement and awareness of women's health issues.
  • Facilitated Women’s Health Conference membership growth of 200%.
  • Co-founder of a Circle of Giving campaign raising $600,000 within a 3-year span. As of 2017, this campaign has raised over $2 million for women's research and continues to grow. Research funded from Circle of Giving has brought in grants for $20 Million, benefitting the University making possible leading-edge research in the field of women’s health.
    • Effective board member involved in a $300 million campaign.
    • 8-year Nominating & Governance Committee member cultivating relationships and securing new trustees.
    • Involved with O.C. Women in Philanthropy Fund -- member for 6 years benefiting United Way of Orange County.
      • Co-Chaired one of Orange County’s premier fundraising events on  May 10, 2017. United Way’s Philanthropy Fund is dedicated to helping build economically self-sufficient lives for women, and their children. “When you support the 2017 Women’s Philanthropy Fund Breakfast, you are creating brighter futures for more women, and children”. JoAnn Albers, and Loreen Gilbert, Event Co-Chairs.
      • This year’s event was attended by over 700 most influential philanthropists, and business executives, raising over $406,000, more money than ever before.
    • Served on Board of Directors for ACT Today.
    • Fundraising Development Chair, Co-Chair Nominating Committee for ACT Today.
    • Board of Directors, Literacy Project Foundation, Orange County, Interim Chairman of The Board, Fundraising Development Co-Chair.
    • Fundraising Consultant for Susan G. Komen, Orange County Affiliate, Costa Mesa, California. Created, and executed an annual giving circle to provide an additional revenue stream of philanthropic giving from the community to support Susan G. Komen, Orange County Affiliate, in Costa Mesa, California.
      • The areas of support included Education & Outreach, Breast Health, Mammograms for rarely, or never screened women, Latina Initiative, and Breast  Cancer Research. Susan G. Komen, OC, was named Affiliate of the Year in 2014, out of 103 Affiliates nationally, and internationally to win this award.
      • The award was based on the creation of the annual giving ”Circle of Caring” program efforts, as well, as their diversification of board members, and the Latina & African programs.

Contact JoAnn Albers

Contact Albers Consulting LLC today for a free consultation to discuss your needs and vision to enhance your organization’s fundraising program.

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