October 20, 2020 Virtual Membership Meeting - Ethics ~ Mark Hefter

  • October 20, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


Virtual Membership Meeting  

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Mark Hefter, Esq., CPA, MA, JD


AFP Members FREE OR Donation of $10.00

Guests $10.00

Please register to be sent the link/code to join the Zoom Session.

Applied for 1 hour CFRE Credit


Mark L. Hefter is a taxation, estate and financial planning, corporate and non-
profit finance, planned giving, major gifts, fundraising strategy, ethics and non-
profit law and governance expert. He spent over 20 years as general counsel and
fundraising consultant to numerous non profit organizations,advising donors to
charity and directing gift planning and major gifts fundraising programs, helping
raise nearly $1.25 billion in planned and deferred gifts, and over $3 billion in all
types of major gifts.

Mr. Hefter also practiced tax and estate planning law (emphasizing charitable tax
and estate planning and non-profit governance) for nearly 20 years. He was
counsel to foundations, non-profit organizations and their donors. He practiced with a “Big Four” accounting firm before attending law school.

Mr. Hefter also has served the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) in
several capacities: as President of the NYC Chapter; member of the International
Board; chair of the US Governmental Relations Committee; and member of the
AFP PAC Board. Currently, he is Chair of AFP's International Ethics Committee.

Mr. Hefter has written for a number of professional and scholarly publications.
He has co-authored or edited guides to non-profit organization governance,
charitable giving, and estate planning. He has provided fundraising,
management, governance and ethics training to over two hundred non-profit
agencies and professional councils throughout the United States and

Mr. Hefter has also taught law, accounting, taxation, finance, ethics and
professional responsibility and management at several universities and law
schools. He is currently a member of the Finance faculty at the School of Business,
Stevens Institute of Technology.

Mr. Hefter is a graduate of Louisiana State University (with honors) and New York
University School of Law. Mr. Hefter also holds a CPA certificate from the State
of Louisiana.

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