amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Eric MuscatellVice President of Development

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About Eric Muscatell

Eric Muscatell has more than 20 years experience in the nonprofit sector in program implementation, fundraising and donor stewardship. As Vice President of Development at amfAR, Eric oversees the fundraising program, which includes major, individual and institutional giving as well as direct mail, e-philanthropy, prospect research and cultivation, and a robust special events program that raises tens of millions of dollars annually through benefit events in the U.S. and abroad. 

Before beginning his tenure with amfAR, Eric served as Manager at the Walt Whitman Center, a think tank in the political science department at Rutgers University, Deputy Director of Development at the Legal Aid Society, Director of Major Gifts at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and Director of Development at the Guttmacher Institute. 

Since joining amfAR as Director of Philanthropy in 2007, Eric has been raising money for all of the Foundation’s programs, including cure-focused biomedical HIV/AIDS research and lifesaving LGBT human rights and public policy initiatives on the front lines of the epidemic.