Amy Eisenstein

amy eisenstein ACFRE, has been a development professional and fundraising consultant for more than 20 years. Recognized as a leading expert in her field, she’s helped small and large nonprofits alike raise millions of dollars through major gift and capital campaigns, board development, annual fund campaigns, direct mail, and planned gift solicitations.

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Zero in on Your Very BEST Major Gift Prospects | Major Gifts Challenge

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Your Secret Weapon to Raising the Biggest Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge

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Why Have a Board Retreat? – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Yes! You Can Raise Major Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge

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Where Do I Start with a New Board?

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Who to Raise Major Gifts from for Your Organization

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When is the Right Time to Raise Major Gifts?

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What to Say in Your First Meeting with a Major Donor | Major Gifts Challenge

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What to Do AFTER You Ask for a Major Gift

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Use the Pareto Principal to Earn Bigger Donations

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Train Your Board to Fundraise at Board Meetings – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Top-Notch Stewardship = Repeat Major Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge

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The 3 Secrets Our Clients Use to Raise 6-Figure Gifts Right Now, Without Any New Donors

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Telling Your Nonprofit’s Story – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Tales from the Crypt: Dead People Give More through Bequests

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Regain Your Passion for Fundraising – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Red Flags of Major Gift Fundraising

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Recruit Board Members Eager to Raise Major Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge

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Raising Major Gifts: Small Changes Make Big Waves

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Professional Development for Fundraisers Pays Off

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Prime Your Donors with the Jedi Mind Trick

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Prepare Your Donors BEFORE You Ask for a Major Gift | Major Gifts Challenge

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Practice and Prepare for Your Ask Meeting | Major Gifts Challenge

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Planned Giving: 4 Steps to Secure Planned Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge

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OK to Ask for a Gift on Your FIRST Donor Visit?

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Nonprofit Board Retreats: A Guide | Major Gifts Challenge

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No Donors? No Problem! Friendraising to the Rescue | Major Gifts Challenge

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Never Ask for a Major Gift at a Restaurant

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Maintain Your Annual Fund During a Capital Campaign – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Let’s Kill the Idea of Nonprofit Overhead

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Key Metrics to Measure Your Major Gift Fundraising | Major Gifts Challenge

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Ideal Donors for Your Nonprofit have Capacity and Inclination

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How to Secure a Donor Visit

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How to Put in the Time to Raise Major Gifts

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Asking for Money

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How to Meet Donors for the First Time – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Asking | Major Gifts Challenge

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How to Get New Donors – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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How to Get a First Meeting with a Major Donor | Major Gifts Challenge

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How to Explain a Reserve to Donors – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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How to Determine Your Major Gift Goal | Major Gifts Challenge

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How to Determine the Right Ask Amount – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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How to Determine a Major Gift for Your Organization

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How to Determine a Major Gift Ask Amount | Major Gifts Challenge

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How to Cultivate Long Distance Donors | Major Gifts Challenge

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How to Communicate Social ROI to Donors

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How to Create a Major Gift Stewardship Plan | Major Gifts Challenge

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How to Ask for a Major Gift – It’s a Negotiation

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How to Build a List of Prospective Major Gift Donors | Major Gifts Challenge

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How much should a Major Gift Officer raise?

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How Do I Set Up a Board “Give and Get” Policy? – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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How Do I Get Board Members to Help with Fundraising?

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How Big is a Major Gift for Your Nonprofit? | Major Gifts Challenge

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How and Why to Use a Pre-Call Letter – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Give Thanks to Your Donors – It’s the Easiest Way to Raise Money

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Give Board Members a Proper Orientation | Major Gifts Challenge

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Get Your Board Members to Give 100% – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Get to Know Donors BEFORE Asking for Gifts

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Get Back to Raising Major Gifts: 4 Productivity Tips

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Get an Accountability Partner to Raise Major Gifts

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Finding Time to Raise Major Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge

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Fame and Fortune: Take the Major Gifts Challenge!

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Donor Retention ALWAYS Beats Donor Acquisition | Major Gifts Challenge

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Do Your Donors Give Bad Advice?

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Do You Have Good Fundraising Habits?

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Development Directors Who Stay Raise More Money

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Cultivating Major Gifts Prospects is like Love at First Sight

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Board Members Should Ask for Support — Not Money!

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Are Your Board Retreats FUN? – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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Are You Using Donor Repellent in Your Nonprofit’s Messaging?

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A Novel Thank You can Boost Fundraising Results

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A Month by Month Cultivation Plan for Donors | Major Gifts Challenge

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7 Ways for ED’s to Keep Nonprofit Development Staff

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5 Ways to Show Your Donors You Care on Valentine’s Day

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5 Ways to Engage Your Board in Nonprofit Fundraising

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5 Great Ways to Continue Your Fundraising Education

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4 Calculated Risks that Reap BIG Rewards for Your Nonprofit

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4 Commitments to Raise Major Gifts in the New Year

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3 Ways to Turn a “No” into a “Yes”

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3 Ways for Fundraisers to Better Manage Time

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3 Key Steps to Create a Culture of Philanthropy | Major Gifts Challenge

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2 Uncommon Ways to Appreciate Your Donors

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2 Strategies to Avoid Nonprofit Job Hopping

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2 Tips to Raise Major Gifts, Plus the Importance of a Mentor

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100 Percent Board Participation – Ask the Fundraising Expert

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10 Shocking Reasons Board Members Would Give More

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