Mastering Major Gifts

Every Nonprofit Can Raise Major Gifts – Even Yours!

Meet The Study Authors

Dr. Adrian Sargeant

Dr. Adrian Sargeant
Adjunct Professor of Fundraising at Indiana University, Bloomington

Dr. Adrian Sargeant is Director of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at the University of Plymouth. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading fundraising academics and was named in 2010 in the United States to the prestigious Nonprofit Times, Power and Influence list.

Amy Eisenstein

Amy Eisenstein MPA, ACFRE
Fundraising Expert, Consultant, Trainer

Amy Eisenstein is the bestselling author of "Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops", "Raising More with Less", and "50 A$ks in 50 Weeks". She became an AFP certified Master Trainer in 2009, and is a frequent keynote speaker at nonprofit conferences. She became a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2004 and received her advanced certification, ACFRE, in 2013.

Dr. Rita Kottasz

Dr. Rita Kottasz
Marketing Lecturer, Kingston University, London

Rita Kottasz is a research consultant to the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at the University of Plymouth. Her main research interests are in the areas of arts and non-profit marketing, notably issues to do with fundraising, donor behaviour and the development of charity marketing campaigns.

This project was made possible by the following sponsors

Study Sponsors: Bloomerang, Donor Search, and Partnership In Philanthropy