Walter Collins joins Gonser Gerber as Senior Consultant

Gonser Gerber LLP, consultants in institutional advancement, has announced the appointment of Walter E. Collins as a Senior Consultant with the firm. “We are delighted to welcome Walter to the firm,” said Dr. Chad Jolly, Gonser Gerber Coordinating Partner. “His experience in executive leadership and advancement for higher education and the arts will add value…


Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA Final Impact at $250 Million

Gonser Gerber wants to congratulate our client, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, for exceeding its campaign goal by reaching $250 million. For more information about the campaign and to review their final impact report, please see the email below from Campaign Director, the Rev. Ron Gluesenkamp. We are proud to have worked alongside the…


Annual Giving Program

Annual Giving Program:  Charitable gifts raised by an organization each year to fund its on-going operations.  These gifts can be unrestricted or restricted and are generally raised through an annual campaign plan with several coordinated giving vehicles including; direct mail, phone, e-mail and on-line, special events, social media and face-to-face efforts.  A Worrisome Trend In…


2019 CASE Award Winners

Gonser Gerber is pleased to congratulate our clients who are being recognized by the 2019 CASE Educational Fundraising Awards.


Strategic Alumni Engagement

Date: November 14-15, 2019
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In this two-day workshop, we will discuss meaningful engagement of your alumni, going beyond events and membership dues. We will talk about developing a reciprocal relationship that includes what can we do for our alumni and what alumni can do to strengthen our institutions.

Jason D. McNeal

“Let’s hope that there are many ripple effects from this act of generosity.”

After receiving an honorary doctorate during Morehouse College’s commencement exercises, on Sunday morning, the billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith made a stunning pledge. “This is my class, 2019,” he said, according to a video of the ceremony that was posted online. “And my family is making a grant to pay off their student loans.” The announcement at the…