Jeff Lindauer is Vice President for Advancement Services and Managing Director of Capital Campaigns at the Indiana University Foundation. He has been with IUF since 1989 when he began his career as a student caller for the IU Telefund program. Prior to his current position, he served as Executive Director for Special Gifts and Annual Giving Programs. In that role he led a comprehensive annual giving team coordinating annual giving efforts on seven of IU’s eight campuses.
In his current position, Jeff oversees annual giving, development research, prospect managment, donor relations and stewardship. He also coordinates reporting and data services for the development program.
Jeff is co-author of Conducting a Successful Annual Giving Program, one of five books in the popular “Dove on Fundraising” series published by Jossey Bass.
In addition to giving presentations and seminars at many conferences, Jeff serves as adjunct faculty at Indiana University teaching best practices in annual giving and other fundraising concepts.
While Jeff’s current role includes a variety of areas, Lindauer Consulting focuses on helping nonprofits of all types and sizes enhance their annual fund programs.
Annual giving programs are the foundation upon which all other development efforts are based. In addition to critical funding for current needs, a comprehensive annual giving strategy helps identify and cultivate tomorrow’s major gift prospects. Without the base of support, the future of the entire development program is compromised.