“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
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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.
There is a bit of a controversy in major gifts about how often to ask a major donor for a gift.
Some say you should only ask once a year – this would be the “annual fund folks” who hold this opinion. Jeff has written about the need to kill the annual fund in his post on the subject. Read it to get our view on the annual fund concept.
Others hold a view that you really should only ask a … [Read More...]
A colleague of ours recently wrote that someone had tweeted the following question: "What is the best way for a development officer to further his or her education? MBA? MA in PR?"
When asked what he wanted to do in his career, he responded, "I want 2 be an excellent major gift officer. I think an MBA may help with the financial info I would need."
Getting an MBA to become a better MGO is an … [Read More...]
If you have ever experienced a TED talk, you know that every single speaker consistently presents a topic in a fascinating and engaging way.
A friend of mine recently told me that he wondered why each presentation was so good. So he researched the subject and discovered that TED talk organizers actually have specific guidelines for each of their speakers. He sent me the list, and as I looked at … [Read More...]
Another article from Veritus Group to help you succeed at major gift fundraising.
What you will learn in this White Paper:
What the Project Support Portfolio is and how it will transform your offers to donors.
How to implement the PSP™ for your organization
How to use PSP™ to inspire your donors to give.
To obtain this white paper, please fill out our form… … [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...]