Brian Bonde has raised over $200 million for several organizations during his career as a nonprofit consultant, and holds the highest professional certification in his field – the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE). He is one of only 106 professionals worldwide to hold this distinguished designation.
Brian provides services in fundraising, capital campaigns, staff and board development, marketing communications, and planning. In addition, he is a noted national speaker and author.
Throughout his 40-year career, Brian has held senior positions with the Sanford Health Foundation, Children’s Care Foundation, Augustana University, and Media One.
And, Brian is a past chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) US Foundation for Philanthropy. He has served on many AFP boards, most recently the AFP Global Board, and his local AFP Chapter. Brian is a leader in other non-profit organizations, including Arts Midwest, and founded and chaired Arts South Dakota.
He has been recognized by Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) with the Showcase Award for Planned Giving and by the Association of Fundraising Professionals with the prestigious national Award for Excellence in Fundraising.