Linda Lysakowski

Meet Linda Lysakowski

Linda Lysakowski is one of approximately 100 people world-wide who hold the coveted Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) designation.

She's been in the fundraising profession for 25+ years and have written numerous books on successful fundraising. She does virtual consulting, webinars, training and mentors authors.

Linda Lysakowski has trained more than 30,000 professionals...

in Mexico, Canada Bermuda, and Egypt as well as in almost all of the fifty states in the United States. She's led numerous web conferences and audio conferences for AFP, Charity Channel, Affinity Seminars, Junior Achievement, The Philanthropy Journal and many others.

She also serves as Acquisition Editor for CharityChannel Press and For the GENIUS Press.

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Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right

Learn How to More Effectively and Efficiently Meet Your Mission and Achieve Your Vision Through Good Planning This course brought ...
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Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!

8 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 7.5 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Raise More Money from Your Business Community

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 6 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Learn with Linda

Learn with Linda Go to: Learn with Linda Learn with Linda is a monthly series of free webinars focusing on ...
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Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers

Make Your Fundraising Magic Happen by Involving Volunteers in New and Creative Ways Yes, let’s get started with Build a ...
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Build Donor Relations that Lead to Major Gifts

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 6 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Your Fundraising Roadmap

20 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 16.2 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Tell Your Story Right–Create a Compelling Case for Support

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 4 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Create a Development Plan that Works

Create a Development Plan That Works

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 3.75 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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The 12-Step Cure for Special Event Addiction

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 4 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Fundraising as a Career

Everything You Wanted to Know about This Crazy Career Known as Fundraising Yes! Let’s get started on Fundraising as a ...
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Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, Get Clients, Grow, and Evolve

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 4 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Build a Great Board

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 5 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support, by Linda Lysakowski

Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support a Premium course from Linda Lysakowski See: Tell Your Story ...
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Be the Best Board Member You Can be

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 5.5 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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The Leaky (Fundraising) Bucket What’s Wrong With Your Fundraising and How to Fix It

10 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 8 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction, by Linda Lysakowski

The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction Let ...
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Development Plan 2, by Linda Lysakowski

Development Plan 2 is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Want to create a ...
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Build Donor Relationships Relationships that Lead to Major Gifts, by Linda Lysakowski

Build Donor Relationships Relationships that Lead to Major Gifts is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes ...
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Be Best Board Member You Can Be by Linda Lysakowski

Be Best Board Member You Can Be is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE ...
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Learn How Your Organization Can Raise More Money by Involving Volunteers, by Linda Lysakowski

Learn How Your Organization Can Raise More Money by Involving Volunteers is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Learn How ...
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Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!

8 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 7.5 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Your Fundraising Roadmap

20 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 16.2 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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The 12-Step Cure for Special Event Addiction

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 4 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Create a Development Plan That Works, by Linda Lysakowski

Create a Development Plan That Works is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Create a Development Plan That Works Plan ...
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5 Secrets to Successful Capital Campaigns, by Linda Lysakowski

5 Secrets to Successful Capital Campaigns is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: 5 Secrets to Successful Capital Campaigns Are ...
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Create a Development Plan that Works

Create a Development Plan That Works

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 3.75 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Raise More Money from Your Business Community 2, by Linda Lysakowski

Raise More Money from Your Business Community 2 is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / ...
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Build a Great Board, by Linda Lysakowski

Build a Great Board is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Build a Great Board You want a 5-star board ...
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The Leaky (Fundraising) Bucket What’s Wrong With Your Fundraising and How to Fix It

10 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 8 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers

Make Your Fundraising Magic Happen by Involving Volunteers in New and Creative Ways Yes, let’s get started with Build a ...
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Raise More Money from Your Business Community, by Linda Lysakowski

Raise More Money from Your Business Community is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Raise More Money from Your Business ...
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Curing Special Event Addiction, by Linda Lysakowski

Curing Special Event Addiction is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 5 Minutes / FREE How do we ...
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Donor Relations 2, by Linda Lysakowski

Donor Relations 2 is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Trying to build good ...
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Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right, by Linda Lysakowski

Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right Is ...
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Investing in Your Development Office, by Linda Lysakowski

Investing in Your Development Office is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE You’ve created ...
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Build Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers, by Linda Lysakowski

Build Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want ...
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Fundraising as a Career, by Linda Lysakowski

Fundraising as a Career is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want to learn ...
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Linda Lysakowski - Custom Courses in Nonprofit Fundraising

Linda Lysakowski – Custom Courses in Nonprofit Fundraising

Course Title: Fundraising 101: The Basics of Nonprofit Fundraising Course Description: Einstein's definition of Genius: “One percent inspiration and 99 ...
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Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right

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Learn with Linda

Learn with Linda Go to: Learn with Linda Learn with Linda is a monthly series of free webinars focusing on ...
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Your Fundraising Roadmap, by Linda Lysakowski

Your Fundraising Roadmap is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 11 Minutes / FREE Need to learn the ...
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Building Good Donor Relationships, by Linda Lysakowski

Building Good Donor Relationships is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Learn how to ...
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Build a Great Board

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 5 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Build Donor Relations that Lead to Major Gifts

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 6 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Build Donor Relations that Lead to Major Gifts, by Linda Lysakowski

Build Donor Relations that Lead to Major Gifts is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Build Donor Relations that Lead ...
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Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support, by Linda Lysakowski

Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support a Premium course from Linda Lysakowski See: Tell Your Story ...
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Build Relationships That Lead to Major Gifts Nov, by Linda Lysakowski

Build Relationships That Lead to Major Gifts Nov is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 2 Minutes / ...
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Capital Campaign 2, by Linda Lysakowski

Capital Campaign 2 is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE If your organization needs ...
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Run a Successful Capital Campaign, by Linda Lysakowski

Run a Successful Capital Campaign is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Learn how ...
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Capital Campaigns, by Linda Lysakowski

Capital Campaigns is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Want to learn more about ...
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The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction, by Linda Lysakowski

The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want ...
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Your Fundraising Roadmap, by Linda Lysakowski

Your Fundraising Roadmap is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Your Fundraising Roadmap Do you need to raise lots of ...
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Nonprofit Consulting 2, by Linda Lysakowski

Nonprofit Consulting 2 is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE If you are a ...
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Develop Your Case for Support, by Linda Lysakowski

Develop Your Case for Support is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Tell your ...
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Development Audit, by Linda Lysakowski

Development Audit is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Want to learn more about ...
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Building Donor Relationships, by Linda Lysakowski

Building Donor Relationships is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 2 Minutes / FREE Want to learn how ...
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The Leaky Bucket: What’s Wrong with Your Fundraising and How You Can Fix It, by Linda Lysakowski

The Leaky Bucket: What’s Wrong with Your Fundraising and How You Can Fix It is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski ...
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Tell Your Story Right: Build a Compelling Case for Support, by Linda Lysakowski

Tell Your Story Right: Build a Compelling Case for Support is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 ...
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Build a Great Board, by Linda Lysakowski

Build a Great Board is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want to learn ...
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Move Donors Up the Donor Pyramid by Using the Four Keys to Building Good Donor Relationships, by Linda Lysakowski

Move Donors Up the Donor Pyramid by Using the Four Keys to Building Good Donor Relationships is FREE courtesy of ...
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Fixing Your Leaky Fundraising Bucket, by Linda Lysakowski

Fixing Your Leaky Fundraising Bucket is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Learn how ...
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Fundraising Volunteers, by Linda Lysakowski

Fundraising Volunteers is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Want to learn more about ...
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Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It! by Linda Lysakowski

Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It! is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do ...
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Building a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers, by Linda Lysakowski

Building a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE ...
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Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, Get Clients, Grow, and Evolve, by Linda Lysakowski

Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, Get Clients, Grow, and Evolve is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, ...
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Be the Best Board Member You Can Be, by Linda Lysakowski

Be the Best Board Member You Can Be is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Be the Best Board Member ...
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Raise More Money from Your Business Community, by Linda Lysakowski

Raise More Money from Your Business Community is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE ...
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The Leaky Bucket, by Linda Lysakowski

The Leaky Bucket is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want to learn more ...
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Tell Your Story Right–Create a Compelling Case for Support

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 4 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Do you need to do a feasibility study before your capital campaign? by Linda Lysakowski

Do you need to do a feasibility study before your capital campaign? is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson ...
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Succeeding at Nonprofit Consulting, by Linda Lysakowski

Succeeding at Nonprofit Consulting is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want to learn ...
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Be the Best Board Member You Can be

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 5.5 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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Fundraising as a Career

Everything You Wanted to Know about This Crazy Career Known as Fundraising Yes! Let’s get started on Fundraising as a ...
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Raise More Money from Your Business Community

6 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 6 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction 2, by Linda Lysakowski

The 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction 2 is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE ...
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Nonprofit Strategic Planning, by Linda Lysakowski

Nonprofit Strategic Planning is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE Want to learn more ...
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Can You Run a Capital Campaign in the New Normal, by Linda Lysakowski

Can You Run a Capital Campaign in the New Normal is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 10 ...
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Build a Dream Team of Volunteer Fundraisers, by Linda Lysakowski

Build a Dream Team of Volunteer Fundraisers is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Build a Dream Team of Volunteer ...
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Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy?, by Linda Lysakowski

Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy? is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski GET: Fundraising as a Career: What, ...
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Creating a Development Plan That Works, by Linda Lysakowski

Creating a Development Plan That Works is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Want ...
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Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, Get Clients, Grow, and Evolve

4 Video-based Lessons | Free Book | 4 CFRE Hours | Lifetime Access | $99 This course brought to you ...
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