Avrum D. Lapin, President, created The Lapin Group after two decades as a Senior Partner with The EHL Consulting Group. He has provided fundraising and strategic counsel to hundreds of clients in the United States and overseas for over thirty years. Mr. Lapin brings decades of extensive experience and an international reputation, driven by an in-depth knowledge of the ever-evolving environment for nonprofits. He is a recognized expert in evaluating the changing priorities and giving patterns of major individual and institutional donors. He has guided a variety of educational, health care, social service, cultural, and faith-based organizations to achieve their fund and leadership development objectives.
Often praised by clients for his high energy and attention to detail, Mr. Lapin thoroughly enjoys immersing himself in client organizations for the duration of their campaign, enabling them to meet their goals. His fundraising expertise and years of experience in campaign and leadership development are invaluable assets to successful initiatives. He has posted numerous articles and op-eds for E-Jewish Philanthropy and the JTA blog, as well as the Jerusalem Post, Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent, Philadelphia Business Journal, Fund Raising Management, American Benefactor, and other local and national publications.
He provides professional development and training seminars to volunteer and professional nonprofit leaders in the U.S. and in Israel, and speaks to international not-for-profit organizations, associations, and organizational leadership teams in cities throughout the US and around the world. He holds an M.S.W. in Community Organization and a B.A. in Political Science
Raising Funds Today: Avrum D. Lapin discusses his work in helping Jewish organizations find their voice in communicating their mission to prospective and current donors.