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I think one of the most difficult aspects about the job of an MGO is qualifying donors to be part of your caseload. It can be quite discouraging, if you don’t have the right attitude about what you’re really trying to accomplish.
Right now at Veritus Group we have several MGOs who are in the qualifying stage of building their caseloads. I know that Richard and I have described the qualifying … [Read More...]
Recently, I was at a weekend event for one of our clients. At the event was a mix of volunteers, donors and prospective donors. Because this is not a large organization, most of the major gift cultivation and stewardship is done by their executive director.
This executive director is rather new to the organization and hasn’t met many of his major donors face to face. However, he has been … [Read More...]
Just about every day, I’m in the presence of a major gift officer or I’m talking to one on the phone. Because of that, I feel the pulse of what is going on with MGOs most of the time.
Right now, I think you are probably pretty stressed. Like everyone in fundraising, a large percentage of your overall revenue is donated in these next six or seven weeks.
There are a number of things going … [Read More...]
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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...]