Fundraising during COVID-19: Stewardship Plans

Apr 22, 2020 9:00AM—10:30AM


This event will be held virtually only. You will receive additional instructions once you complete your registration.

Cost Free

Event Contact Callan Brown | Email


The Nonprofit Center hosts a series of calls to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on fundraising and shares tips to help development staff adjust their strategies. This week we will be joined by Marcus Haile, MPA, CFRE, Executive Director of the Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida to discuss Stewardship Plans. Stewardship is a critical component of any succesful fund development effort and now more than ever, it is important to have a robust strategy guiding those efforts. Join us on April 22nd to discuss:

  • How to adapt your stewardship plan to a crises
  • How to put together a stewardship plan in the midst of current events

About Marcus:
Marcus has been involved in fundraising for nonprofits for over 25 years, not including the work he did as neighborhood canvasser in high school. He began his career operating the small Karpeles Manuscript Museum in Springfield, but then went on to focus on development work at the Cultural Council of Jacksonville, United Way of Northeast Florida, Communities in Schools, PACE Center for Girls, and the Cathedral Arts Project. He is currently providing fundraising and organizational management consulting while also serving as the Executive Director for the Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida.

Marcus is a graduate of the University of North Florida having received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He received his CFRE certification in 2012. He gives back to the profession by volunteering as a Community Coach in fundraising with the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida and writing a small number of articles on his blog at and nationally at