Michael Evers has over 25 years of experience in fund raising -- with an AAFRC consulting firm, at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center during a $250 million capital campaign and, since 1986, in his own consulting practice. He has managed many types of fund raising programs, including: feasibility studies, capital campaigns in the $500,000 to $5 million range, major gift, direct mail and telemarketing programs.
His practice focuses primarily on gifts from individuals -- particularly via peer solicitation. This includes planned gifts and gifts of real estate. He has helped many charities with their first capital campaigns.
Since 2007, Michael Evers has taught fundraising at New York University's Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising as an adjunct faculty member.
Prior to entering the field of fund raising, he worked in the social services, primarily with individuals having mental illness or developmental disabilities.
Michael Evers has a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College, C.U.N.Y. He is a founding member of the Fund Raising Consultants Network (www.fundraisingconsultants.net).