Director of Development, Major Gifts
MA in Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
BA in International Economics and Cultural Affairs, Spanish, Valparaiso University
- More than ten years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, including identifying, cultivating, and stewarding major gift donors.
- Continued professional development at The Fundraising School at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Earned the Certificate in Fundraising Management (CFRM) from The Fundraising School in 2013.
- Travels frequently in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and West Virginia to meet with and engage donors in the life of the College.
- Serves as a volunteer for several community organizations, including as an advisor for the Mu Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Teresa Gotthardt joined the Office of Advancement for Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2012 after spending nearly ten years in fundraising roles for youth serving nonprofit organizations in Indianapolis. Her responsibilities included maintaining and growing the organizations’ fundraising programs with a focus on data management, grant writing, donor involvement, and stewardship. Her work with the College entails planning and implementing strategies for fundraising and alumni engagement activities supporting the College of Arts and Sciences. Teresa received the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification in 2011.