If you’re going to succeed in major gift fundraising, you need someone to help you stay focused and accountable to your goals.
Are you leaning on fundraising metrics as a crutch, or are you investing in the kind of management that leads to real success in major gifts?
If you want your fundraiser to focus their time on building relationships with donors, you need to build a support team around them.
Don’t go back to evaluating your fundraiser based on action-oriented metrics that don’t involve building relationships with donors.
Cultivating meaningful relationships with your donors requires a relentless commitment to patience and persistence.
Expressing gratitude can change your attitude and bring you joy. If you’re feeling low, tell someone in your life what you appreciate about them.
Before you schedule your next trip, make sure to check out this list with our tops tips for a successful donor visit.
If you’re not carefully managing it, it’s likely that your donor pipeline has a clog at a certain giving level where donors are getting stuck.
Most organizations don’t evaluate the cost of their fundraising events in a way that takes the full cost into account.
When you avoid conflict by not being honest in the short-term, it always comes back to bite you over the long-term.