Association of Fundraising Professionals
Central South Carolina Chapter

BOARD DEVELOPMENT 101 with Jim Hackney: How will you Make Your Board Stronger?

  • 19 Sep 2013
  • Capital City Club, Columbia SC


  • BOTH Lunch AND Workshop
  • LUNCH and Lunch Session Only
  • Lunch AND Workshop
  • Lunch and Lunch Session Only
  • Lunch AND Workshop
  • LUNCH and Lunch Session only

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BOARD DEVELOPMENT 101 with Jim Hackney  – How will you Make Your Board Stronger?


Invite Your Board Members to Attend! Download a program flyer


Registration 8:30

Attend One or Both!

9:00 – 11:30 AM Workshop

11:30 – 1:00 Networking and Lunch Program


Jim Hackney, CFRE will give you ideas to take your board to new heights!!


Workshop Topics:

  • The Board the Staff and Fundraising:  Whose job is it anyway?
  • What board members want the staff to know.
  • What the staff wants board members to know.
  • How to recruit, and keep great development staff members.


Luncheon Topics:

  • What board members need to know about Giving in 2013; what recession??
  • How to recruit, nominate, orient, and keep great board members.


The Central South Carolina AFP Chapter teams up with Alexander Haas for the September chapter meeting presentation and workshop.  AFP Columbia is pleased to present an extended session for its regular September Meeting. This is a great opportunity to bring members of your board to take advantage of one of the most successful fund raisers in the Southeast.


           Workshop & Lunch $35

           Lunch Only $18


           Work & Lunch $45

           Lunch Only $25


James R. Hackney, Jr.

Managing Partner, Alexander Haas, Inc.  

As Managing Partner of Alexander Haas, Jim serves cultural clients all over the United States and oversees the firm’s cultural division. In the past few years, Jim has helped clients raise more than $800,000,000. Jim is known as a creative strategist for projects with national impact.  In 2012, Jim was named an Arts Envoy by the United States State Department and was sent to Greece to train cultural organizations how to raise private funds. 

As a speaker, trainer and presenter, Jim is in high demand. The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), National Park Service, Association of Fund Raising Professionals (AFP), Art Museum Development Association (AMDA), Dance USA, Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern Museum Conferences, Florida Association of Museums, The Giving Institute and the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) have all had him present. He has also conducted national “Webinars” for AAM.


He graduated cum laude from Wofford College with a bachelor’s degree in humanities and earned a M.A.R. from Yale University Divinity School. He is currently on the Executive Committee of the Development and Membership Network of the American Alliance of Museums and is past president of the Art Museum Development Association. He also serves as a Trustee of the American Craft Council.  In 2011 he was named to the board of the Center for the Future of Museums; AAM’s think tank. 


Prior to joining Alexander Haas in 1995, he was Director of Development for Wofford College and was the Director of Development and Marketing for the Mint Museum of Art where he also served as Interim Director for 18 months.

Jim began his fundraising career in 1978 as a telephone associate for the Campaign for Yale. A native of Lexington, North Carolina, Jim is an avid collector of studio craft. His career is profiled in Jan Burdick’s 2008 book, Creative Careers in Museums. 

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