“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.
A few months ago I attended a conference and had a chance to meet with the Director of Major Gifts of a fairly well known non-profit. I wondered how this meeting was going to go, because it was actually the director’s boss who had asked us to get together and discuss her major gift program.
Before we even sat down she said, “Hey, I just want you to know that I know what to do with major gifts. … [Read More...]
If you haven’t already, now is the time to evaluate how you’re doing with your 2014 goals and strategy. The first quarter is now in the books and it’s time to take stock of where you are.
It’s incredibly important that you spend some time at the end of each quarter to look at year-to-date income vs. goal and figure out where you may need to adjust strategy to make sure you stay on … [Read More...]
Paul and Rebecca (not their real names) started giving to a social service organization in the early 90’s. They were a conservative couple from an average neighborhood. But they wanted to do good in their community, so their first gift was $50 to a direct mail acquisition campaign.
I can imagine that back then no one would have imagined how this relationship would turn out. They were just … [Read More...]
Another article from Veritus Group to help you succeed at major gift fundraising.
What you will learn in this White Paper:
Why presenting your donors with the truth about the need is crucial.
How to use emotion to help donors understand the need.
Why you need to document the need and show the ramifications of not meeting the need to donors.
The steps you will take to help bring a … [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...]