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Depending on how you customize your Toolkit, you’ll have different levels of access to experienced campaign advisors.
The Capital Campaign Toolkit offers an array of tools to support your campaign. In addition, each plan includes access to campaign advisors who will help you wield those tools to great effect.
Choose the Level of Support that Best Fits Your Campaign
Toolkit plans offer options for individualized or group support. We recommend starting with individual advising (our Premium or Custom levels) to get your campaign started off right.
Best of all, you can change your plan at any time to customize the level of support you need during any stage of your campaign.
Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE
Amy Eisenstein, CEO and Co-Founder, is a veteran fundraising consultant. With over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she’s published a number of books, including Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops. She’s also a frequent keynote speaker at nonprofit conferences and a passionate board retreat facilitator.
Andrea Kihlstedt, Co-Founder and Campaign Expert, is the author of Capital Campaigns: Strategies that Work, now in its 4th edition, as well as How to Raise $1 Million (or More) in 10 Bite Sized Steps, in addition to several other books. She has been leading successful capital campaigns for over 30 years.
Xan Blake, CFRE, is the founder and President of the Blake Partnership. Xan brings 25 years of nonprofit management experience including expertise in fund development, governance and board training – all of which is focused on bringing her clients’ missions to life. Her company provides nationwide consulting services.
Jeff Hensley brings over 20 years of fundraising and consulting experience, building the fiscal capacity of nonprofits and educational institutions. He specializes in major gift strategy and capital campaign coaching and has served as fundraising counsel for a variety of campaigns – from $1M to $300M.
Chris Lytle’s career includes staff, volunteer and consulting positions with national and international organizations. His professional training includes the first postgraduate program in fundraising management at Adelphi University. He’s also trained as an Executive Coach to nonprofit executives for professional development.
Bosede A. Opetubo
Bosede’s decade-long career in development and communications spans many sectors. As a frontline fundraiser and consultant, she’s worked with nonprofits across the country, specializing in case development, individual giving, and campaign planning. She brings that experience to her current work, in and outside the nonprofit sphere.
Paula Peter founded The Solstice Group in July 2002 to utilize decades of experience with a wide range of not-for-profit organizations. As a consultant since 1991, she has particular strengths in board development, campaign feasibility and management, strategic planning, major gift fund-raising and training.
Cassandra George Ramos
Cassandra George Ramos has worked in the nonprofit sector her entire career. She spent nearly 30 of those years as a development director, major gift officer, campaign manager, foundation director, and fundraising consultant. She founded Wind and Water Consulting in 2012 with an emphasis on capital campaign feasibility studies.
Kent Stroman, CFRE, is president of Stroman & Associates and founder of the Institute for Conversational Fundraising. Kent brings 4 decades’ experience in the charitable sector and is author of Asking About Asking and The Accidental Intentional Board. He has led numerous capital campaigns to success during the last 20+ years.
Tiffany Williams is the founder and Principal of TJ Marie Consulting. She offers ten years of leadership and nonprofit management experience, having successfully led nonprofit organizations in securing over half a billion dollars for their causes. Tiffany’s expertise spans major gift and capital campaign planning, design, and management.
Our Commitment to You
Amy Eisenstein and Andrea Kihlstedt developed the Toolkit to provide organizations with a more cost-effective and empowering way to get the information and support they need to fuel their capital campaigns.
The Capital Campaign Toolkit is founded on the following principles:
- Commitment to quality and service
- Providing high value for nonprofit organizations
- Treating others as we wish to be treated
Amy, Andrea, and all of our campaign advisors are fully committed to ensuring the Toolkit makes a lasting and profound contribution to the nonprofit sector.
Working with our advisor has been the perfect solution for our capital campaign. In our bi-weekly Zoom meetings, we get expert advice, encouragement, and she keeps us on task! We get all the help and direction we need in a very cost-effective way. It’s truly a win-win for us.
Board President, San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre
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