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When Richard and I ask nonprofit leaders to tell us what they think the role of a major gift officer should be, their immediate response is “asking donors for money.” This is typical and tragic at the same time. And you probably know from the title of our recent book, It’s Not JUST About the Money, that we don’t agree. But readers of this blog will hear Richard and me regularly imploring … [Read More...]
At Veritus, before we start working with any client we look at their data. Mainly we’re looking at donor retention (donors who continue to give year over year) and value retention (the amount of revenue that is retained from the same donors year over year). But there is another factor we keep our eye on. We also look for the number of donors who give the same gift amount year after year after … [Read More...]
At Veritus Group, we love to help MGOs become all they can be. We love to help those who may be discouraged and help them make a breakthrough. We can’t help but feel proud when the MGOs we manage not only exceed their goals, but also have fun doing it. Most of all, we just get ecstatic when MGOs find joy in their work. We love all this because when these things happen to MGOs, we know that … [Read More...]
Another article from Veritus Group to help you succeed at major gift fundraising. What you will learn in this White Paper: Why experienced professionals need to value and appreciate young fundraisers; What young fundraisers can do to earn trust, respect and advancement in the profession; How to value and learn from mistakes. 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...]