Association of Lutheran Development Executives (ALDE)
Founded in 1979, the Association of Lutheran Development Executives (ALDE) is one of the nation's leading organizations of Christian development executives. The membership consists of more than 900 professionals in the areas of fundraising and communications. ALDE promotes, teaches, and models Christian stewardship. The Association is comprised of 17 chapters, which promote networking and education, and provide opportunities for Christian fellowship. Members receive extensive benefits and services including: timely communications with updates on issues in our profession; executive searches; career training; the opportunity to explore professional issues and connect with peers.