Arnaud Buttin

Consulting Associate

Arnaud has been raising funds and helping nonprofit organizations maximize their fundraising success for more than 28 years.

He began his career in gift planning and continued to expand his skillset and expertise in individual and major gift fundraising by working on comprehensive capital campaigns in key development and leadership positions.  Arnaud has served higher education institutions, including Washington University in Saint Louis and the University of Illinois at Chicago, and healthcare organizations, including Loyola University Health System and Northwestern Memorial Foundation. As a consultant, he has worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations.

Whether as a frontline fundraiser or consultant, Arnaud has executed every aspect of gift planning. He has provided oversight of system-wide gift-planning initiatives in healthcare and assisted frontline fundraisers in soliciting and securing planned gifts. Arnaud has secured bequests as well as a variety of income-producing gifts such as charitable remainder unitrusts and charitable gift annuities. He has assisted in executing and augmenting capital and endowment campaigns that included a gift-planning component and has helped organizations develop and enhance their gift-planning programs. Importantly, Arnaud has extensive experience in working with donors and their tax and financial advisors with regard to gifts of non-cash and complex gifts.

While he has helped numerous nonprofits in every facet of development, Arnaud specializes in strengthening existing relationships with benefactors and in discovering new ones that will ultimately have a significant impact on an organization’s mission.

Arnaud received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania.


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