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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.
Goal setting is critical to major gift fundraising. As readers of this blog probably know, Richard and I have been preaching goal setting and strategy as one of the bedrocks of a solid major gift program. Without goals, how would you plan? Without goals, how would you have something to attain?
You wouldn’t. This is why they are absolutely essential if you want a successful major gift … [Read More...]
When Richard started Veritus Group, and I later joined him, we started out working with clients on creating, building and managing only major gift programs. But after several years, we began noticing that our clients still had a problem with their donor file that was not being addressed: mid-level donors.
While many of these organizations had a robust direct-response program and (with our help) … [Read More...]
I just read a new study called “Understanding High Net Worth Philanthropy,” put out by CCS. It has some interesting statistics:
The wealthiest 1.5% of Americans gave 52% of all individual philanthropy in America, an average of $68,580.
The rest of Americans give an average of $1,500.
60-75% of all individual philanthropy comes from the top 3% of the wealthiest Americans.
The two highest … [Read More...]
Another article from Veritus Group to help you succeed at major gift fundraising.
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Why preparation is key to writing a good proposal
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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...]