39. Unstoppable Amy Eisenstein: Unlocking Major Gift Fundraising & Capital Campaign Success

Capital Campaign Pro with Amy Eisenstein


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About this episode

On this episode of The Intentional Fundraiser Podcast, I’m talking with someone I admire tremendously: Amy Eisenstein

Amy is a veteran fundraising consultant. With more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she’s published a number of books, including Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops. She’s an in-demand keynote speaker and an engaging board retreat trainer and facilitator.

She’s also CEO and Co-Founder of the Capital Campaign Pro. Capital Campaign Pro is a support system that equips nonprofit leaders to achieve capital campaign success through expert guidance to walk alongside you every step of the campaign, it provides peer support and a really robust array of tools. I’m proud to be one of their Campaign Advisors in addition to my work here at Fundraising Transformed.

And lastly, Amy is an ACFRE. The Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive is the top credential in the fundraising profession, a really big achievement.


Our guest

Amy Eisenstein, CEO and Co-Founder, Capital Campaign Pro


"No doesn't mean no. It simply means not today and continue the conversation. Be brave and just ask for what you need."

- Amy Eisenstein, CEO and Co-Founder, Capital Campaign Pro


Resources mentioned in this episode 

Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money: A Cookbook of Easy-to-Use Fundraising Exercises by Andrea Kihlstedt and Andy Robinson

50 Asks in 50 Weeks: A Guide to Better Fundraising for Your Small Development Shop by Amy Eisenstein

Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops: How to Leverage Your Annual Fund in Only Five Hours per Week by Amy Eisenstein

Raising More with Less: An Essential Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Professionals and Board Members Paperback by Amy Eisenstein

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