Who has loved you into being? Take a minute today to think about them and be grateful for how they helped you be who you are today.
Fundraising is a great profession, because you get to bring joy to donors as you together change a life, and change the world.
This is all about filling your heart and keeping it full. It’s a really good place to be. I know, because Jeff and I work on it every day.
A lot of ignorant and arrogant leaders and managers have no clue that the way they are behaving is hurting donors, the valuable MGO they have – and the organization.
To your boss, you may be a Major Gift Officer. But to the donor, you’re a Charitable Investment Counselor.
Take care of these 10 basics in major gift fundraising, and you’ll be head and shoulders above your peers in the eyes of your donors.