Fundraising for Community Justice:
A Practical Workshop for Change Makers
||Saturday July 6, 2019, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
||WEI's Amador Hill Farm and Orchard
15715 River Road, North Branch, MN 55056
Fundraising for Community Justice: A Practical Workshop for Change Makers
Practical fundraising skills for the community justice changemaker. Learn capacity-building and fund development essentials. Will cover nonprofit, grassroots, and political fundraising. Interactive and tailored to the experience level and needs of the individuals participating.
Instructor(s) Bio:Aileen Kasper (née Seoane) is an entrepreneurial donor-centric strategist with a successful career increasing revenue and furthering organizational missions. Currently serving as Genesys Works Twin Cities' Director of Development and Communications and is an inaugural Association of Fundraising Professionals IDEA Fellow.
Aileen’s previous philanthropic portfolio includes Mayo Clinic, the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, and various Twin Cities nonprofits, as well as political and foundation engagement. Aileen helped co-found the Latino Economic Development Center and also the New World School of the Arts Alumni Foundation in her hometown of Miami, Florida. She has also helped build diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at various institutions.
Aileen received her B.A. from Oberlin College; M.B.A. from Augsburg University; Oberlin College Community Action Fellowship; Mayo Clinic Bronze Quality Fellowship; Metro State University Community Development Careership; and Hispanics in Philanthropy Next Generation Philanthropy Fellowship.
Aileen lives with her wife and daughter and a small menagerie of animals. She sings in Vocal Essence and serves on the boards of the Women’s Environmental Institute and the Latino Economic Development Center.