“Not only does Veritus understand working with donors one on one, the dynamics of successful major gift officer performance, and the importance of building strong relationships, they also bring a strategic and data-driven analytical capacity.” by Doug McDaniel Eastern Territory, Salvation Army
Passion. Yours is to change the world. Ours is to help you do it.
We love helping donors find true joy in their giving.
We know donors want to give, but many are left with mixed feelings, wondering if they have done the right thing. We help you leave no doubt about that when your donors give.
I’ve run into some situations over the last couple of months that are just painful to watch. In fact, they are so painful that I decided it was time to write about one of them.
There have been a few times that I’ve written about staying out of the “hairball” of organizations. Gordon McKenzie wrote a great book entitled Orbiting the Giant Hairball which basically says that in order … [Read More...]
Every week Richard and I answer dozens of questions from Executive Directors, Development Directors and Major Gift Officers. While every question is slightly different and every non-profit is unique, there are basic key absolutes hidden in all of them.
So today I’m going to “answer” these questions by laying out seven elements of what a major gift program and those who work with that … [Read More...]
I believe in the law of the universe that says the more you give away, the more will come back to you. I’ve seen the results of this over and over in my lifetime. I wish I could say I’m really good at this, but often I fail miserably.
Still, though, I try. I think our collective natural tendency is to “hold on” to ways of life, people, concepts, constructs and possessions… and … [Read More...]
How is our audit different?
Our strategies are driven by data on how your major donors are performing year to year. Before we engage in a relationship with a client we conduct a full audit of your major gift program. We provide this service at no cost.
Having conducted scores of these audits over the years, we find a similar disturbing pattern with most Major Donor programs: … [Read More...]