Episode 32: Chris Baiocchi, Fundraiser of the Year

In this episode, we talk with Chris Baiocchi who is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), nonprofit consultant, and was awarded Fundraiser of the Year from the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Chris has been in the nonprofit sector for almost 25 years. He shares his advice for people who want to get into a fundraising career and to those who are hesitant to take that first step in reaching out to volunteer. 

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Guest Bio

Chris Baiocchi, CFRE, MAOL

Chris Baiocchi has worked in the nonprofit space for more than 22 years as a communicator, fundraiser, and leader. He’s led annual giving campaigns, planned special events, written grants, and helped fundraisers and nonprofit professionals find the joy, innovation, and passion in their work. Chris is the founder and CEO of Resolute Philanthropy – a consulting firm that provides nonprofit leaders with the tools and resources they need to thrive – because a kinder, safer, healthier world needs engaged and effective nonprofits.

Chris has worked alongside organizations such as Project Access, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, St. Joseph Hospital, Chapman University and MIND Research Institute. Chris earned a bachelor’s in English from Chapman University, a master’s in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University, and a Certified Non Profit Executive certification.

Chris is married and lives in Orange County, California. His child is a student at the University of Puget Sound. Chris is an active reader, an occasional cook, and loves bow ties, icebreakers, and heated arguments about the best sci-fi franchise.

Show Notes

To reach Chris, you can find him on LinkedIn here. You can also go to his website, here.



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