Harry Need, CFRE, named philanthropy professional of the year
November 18, 2022
Congratulations to Harry Need, CFRE, Senior Director of Philanthropic Services at the University of Alaska Foundation. Today he was named Outstanding Professional in Philanthropy by his peers within Association of Fundraising Professionals AFP Alaska Chapter.
Harry has been integral to the success of the University of Alaska’s for Alaska campaign, where he has facilitated more than $48.3 million in gifts to the UA system. Harry’s expertise in planned giving, including gifts of stock, retirement assets, real estate, land, and complex gift planning vehicles is unmatched. He facilitates complex gifts by bringing together donors, staff, academic leaders, professional advisors, and volunteers to shepherd gifts through to completion. His leadership extends across the UA system and to the community where he regularly provides gift planning seminars to internal and external audiences.
Congratulations Harry. The honor is well-deserved.