John F. Donovan, CFRE


  • 20-year Development Veteran, focusing on gift planning strategies

John is a 20-year development veteran, focusing the majority of his career, assisting clients on positioning and implementing comprehensive campaigns including gift planning strategies as an essential element to overarching campaign success.

John worked for a planned gift asset management and administration firm where he provided assistance on complex gift planning and investment strategies, trained development staffs on planned giving concepts and worked with donors and their advisors on charitable giving techniques.

John has worked with a wide variety of not-for-profit industry sectors assisting on campaigns as large as $175 million. John is a past executive Board member of a regional planned giving association and is on the board for the New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. John is a frequent presenter at national conferences, a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and graduate of Villanova University with a degree in Economics.