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Too often we encounter a Director of Development or an MGO who is just exasperated with the CEO or Executive Director of their nonprofit because they don’t want anything to do with major gifts. Richard and I hear story after dreadful story from development professionals like you who feel they are leaving hundreds of thousands… or even millions of dollars on the table because their CEO or ED … [Read More...]
I was recently a guest panelist for Greater Public Media’s annual development conference in Washington, D.C. The topic was how to hire and retain great major gift officers. It’s a great subject. It was the last session on a gorgeous afternoon, and the room was packed… so you know it was important to people. One of the first questions the moderator asked me was, “what is the single greatest … [Read More...]
We find many development professionals, people working in major gifts, or nonprofit Executive Directors who are scatterbrained and unable to focus. If you are organized and have a system for everything, scatterbrained people can leave you frustrated and worn out. Perhaps you have a boss that wants information about a donor at the last minute – even though you gave them all they needed a week … [Read More...]
Another article from Veritus Group to help you succeed at major gift fundraising. What you will learn in this White Paper: Why fundraising with major donors is the best job in the world; What it takes to be a GREAT major gift officer; How to know if this field is right for you and your personality. To obtain this white paper, please fill out our form… … [To get a free copy of this white paper please click here]
How is our analysis 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 analysis of your major gift program. We provide this service at no cost. Having conducted scores of these analyses over the years, we find a similar disturbing pattern with most Major Donor programs: more … [Read More...]