Tony Elischer

Tony Elischer

Managing director, THINK Consulting Solutions from 2001

Tony Elischer is the founder and managing director of THINK Consulting Solutions. He has 22 years’ experience in non-profit organisations and consultancies. For the last nine years he has worked as a consultant, covering all areas of fundraising, management and strategy for a variety of national and international organisations.

Elischer is a member of various boards including the advisory board of the Journal of Non-profit and Voluntary Sector Marketing and the Resource Alliance, and is a former chair of the International Fundraising Congress. He is also a Fellow of the UK’s Institute of Fundraising.

In Professional Fundraising’s 2009 poll, Elischer was voted by readers to be the 30th most influential person in fundraising.



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Diary of an IFC rookie

Last week, fundraisers from around the world converged on a quiet corner of the Netherlands for the annual International Fundraising Congress. This year, David Milton went for the first time. He shares the first impressions of a debutant conference delegate.

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Donors don’t want a ‘relationship’, says Richard Radcliffe.


Elischer on 'fundraising without fundraising'

It's time for a new type of fundraising relationship, says Tony Elsicher.

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