A Few Words About Us

Participants at an Institute Seminar

In 2019 we will celebrate 28 years of helping our alumni grow, expand their horizons, and reach their highest aspirations.


Our Seminars have consistently been rated as among the best offered.

The Institute owes its creation to a small group of leading development people who were committed to providing a unique training experience and opportunity. Our objective, each year, is to bring together an effective and exciting faculty the very best among fundraising coaches in the country.

Our commitment is to ignite your imagination, inspire you to greater heights than ever before, and introduce you to new solutions.

The alumni of the Institute constitute group more than 11,000 remarkable men and women— representing institutions of all types, from the small one-person shop to some of the most prestigious institutions in the country. Fundraisers who want to grow professionally. Those who would like to have their professional batteries recharged. Those who want to become more effective and successful at fundraising. Those who choose to be the best they can be.