Ms. Tokumura is a fund raising and public relations consultant for non-profit organizations. She is known for conducting thorough and accurate capital campaign feasibility studies, and for assisting organizations to conduct and complete first-time capital campaigns. Her infrastructure assessment recommendations have been credited with creating best practice fundraising systems throughout Hawaii.
With nearly 35 years of experience in both fund raising and public relations, Sanae is nationally advance-certified (ACFRE) in fund raising, the terminal professional credential offered by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). She is the only ACFRE in Hawaii and she is also AFP’s only designated Master Teacher in the Hawaii and South Pacific region. Tokumura is also nationally accredited (APR) in the practice of public relations through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Sanae speaks at local and international conferences on fundraising and authored material used by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis. She is author of numerous articles on fundraising for new professionals, consultants and senior professionals.
She has provided nearly 25 years of board leadership for AFP on international and local levels, received Hawaii’s 2013 National Philanthropy Day Award for outstanding achievement in philanthropy and is currently the Aloha Chapter board president. She is originally from Kauai.
Sanae’s areas of consultation are Fundraising and Public Relations. Her specialties are the capital campaign feasibility study, the fundraising and public relations infrastructure audit and capital campaign management. Because her own mission includes the overall advancement of the nonprofit sector, she presents down-to earth fundraising board education on a pro-bono basis as time allows throughout the year.
Phone: (808) 722-0425
Address: 1279 Honokahua Street
City, State, Zip: Honolulu, Hawaii 96825