Associate Director, Public Programs
The Fund Raising School, a program of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Sarah K. Nathan, Ph.D. is Associate Director of the Fund Raising School, the nationally renowned professional training program for fundraising practitioners. In this role, she supports faculty and curriculum development. Recently, she managed the publication of Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 4th edition, to which she also contributed two chapters. Dr. Nathan is currently directing a national study of the fundraising profession and is a frequent speaker on the topic. Previously, she was assistant professor of nonprofit management and philanthropy at Bay Path University where she taught and advised online graduate students in the Masters of Nonprofit Management and Strategic Fundraising degree programs. She began her career in philanthropy as a 19-year-old student, calling alumni at her undergraduate alma mater, Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She holds the MA an PhD in philanthropic studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.