Timothy Seiler

Tim Seiler is director of Public Service and The Fund Raising School at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and is also assistant professor of philanthropic studies in the graduate program. Dr. Seiler is an alumnus of The Fund Raising School and has been a faculty member since 1986 and the director since 1994. He was also involved with the establishment of the Center on Philanthropy through serving on the Policy Advisory Committee.

Dr. Seiler teaches core curriculum courses and customized contract programs for The Fund Raising School and regularly makes conference and seminar presentations nationally and internationally for the School and the Center. He is an author and editor of fundraising publications and was editor-in-chief of the Excellence in Fundraising Workbook Series and author of the workbook Developing Your Case for Support. Dr Seiler teaches a fundraising management course in the graduate program in philanthropic studies. In the Spring ’05 semester, he was voted outstanding part-time graduate instructor.

Dr. Seiler serves the nonprofit sector not only as a fundraiser, author, and teacher, but also as a board member and campaign committee member for several nonprofits. He earned a B.A. degree in English from Saint Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, Indiana, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English from Indiana University. He also holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive professional designation.