“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 Central Territory, Salvation Army
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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.
If there is one area of “moves management” that has never set well with me it’s the word stewardship. Stewardship is what you are supposed to do with donors after they give you a gift. I don’t like it because it conveys a more passive approach to the relationship with your donor.
For instance, I’ve been working with an MGO who told me, “oh that donor is in stewardship mode right now, so I don’t … [Read More...]
I’ve been in a ton of meetings recently with Executive Directors, CEOs and Development Directors, and they all seem to heave a collective sigh when talking about their major gift officers.
That collective sigh is followed by something like this, “I just wish my MGOs were ‘on it.’ It seems like I have to be all over them to get out there in front of donors and get stuff done.”
Are you an MGO … [Read More...]
I’ve been blessed. All my life I’ve had people coach and mentor me. And boy, have I needed it! I can think of multiple poignant moments where a mentor gave me some really sage advice that helped guide me as a person and in my profession.
That mentoring and coaching has made an incredible difference in my life. In fact, I would not be where I am today without the guidance of some selfless people … [Read More...]
Another article from Veritus Group to help you succeed at major gift fundraising.
What you will learn in this White Paper:
How to work with management to create goals and expectations that will allow you to succeed.
How to plan time out of the office that is strategic and easily approved.
How to communicate your progress up-line and put management at ease.
To obtain this white paper, … [To get a free copy of this white paper please click here]
Free Major Donor Audit
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: more … [Read More...]