We have long supported efforts to increase awareness of the time-tested principles of successful fund raising and to advance the “state of the art,” so to speak. The ongoing Goettler Series, and our newsletter Fund-Raising Matters ™ have been used by countless individuals serving as professional staff or as volunteers in our nation’s non-profit organizations.

We are pleased to offer access to the on-going Goettler Series and the current and recent Fund-Raising Matters™  issues, in our continuing effort to advance the business of philanthropy.

These materials are descriptive of our firm’s philosophy and approach to fund-raising, and we hope that you will make good use of them and share them with your professional colleagues or with fellow members of your non-profit boards.

Fund-Raising Matters™

Each new issue of our newsletter brings its readers some of the most pertinent issues and the latest insights related to fund raising.

Industry News and Resources

News That Matters: We are continuously watching developments in the philanthropic marketplace, reviewing new research studies, reading trade publications, and scouring blogs and the internet. The volume of available information is a little overwhelming at times, so we though we’d share that information that we think matters.

The Goettler Series

Our series of informational and provocative publications addresses the key issues related to fund raising and institutional advancement.  Organizations have used these articles to inform their boards, staff and to promote philanthropy.  The Goettler Series now spans more than twelve volumes.

Prospect Research

The exponential growth of information technology and availability of public information has transformed the process of prospect research for professional fundraisers.  We can help our clients access the growing body of specialized knowledge, expertise and resources that are now available.

Conference Appearences and Speaking Engagements

If you would like to learn where Goettler Associates is speaking next, or if you wish to obtain an outline of speeches and subjects previously offered, Click Here. If you are planning an education conference, board retreat, or require an association chapter speaker, the experienced associates and advisors of the firm are available to present a wide range of topics to fit your specific needs.

The Fund Raising Matters: OUTLOOK Survey

From time to time over the past several years, we’ve turned to the fund-raising marketplace to ask how the landscape is changing, and we’ve received a tremendous and insightful response.  We recently completed our fourth survey of philanthropic marketplace and we invite you to obtain a copy of our comprehensive analysis.

Contact Us.  To receive persmission to re-print any items, or to discuss your situation, at no cost or obligation to you, give us a call at 800-521-4827, or drop us an e-mail at