About the Author
Jerold Panas is among a small handful of the grandmasters of American fundraisers.
He is considered one of the top writers in the field and a number of his books, including Askingand Mega Gifts, have achieved classic status. His books, Making A Case Your Donors will Loveand The Fundraising Habits of Supremely Successful Boards are also published by Emerson & Church.
Hailed by Newsweek as "the Robert Schuller of fundraising," Jerry is a popular columnist for Contributions Magazine and a favorite speaker at conferences and workshops throughout the nation.
He is executive director of one of the premier firms in America and is co-founder of the Institute for Charitable Giving. The very term "philanthropy" would mean less without Jerry's influence.
He lives with his wife Felicity in northwest Connecticut.