Why don’t smart, strategic, responsible MGOs live up to their potential? Sometimes they lack the drive, initiative, and push that helps them get things done.
It’s truly unbelievable that smart, competent people can’t see that a good major gifts program is worth the investment. Show the naysayers these facts.
There are leaders who don’t know how major gifts works, and what role they can play in it. It is for those leaders I am writing this series on the Five Things Leaders Need to Know about Major Gifts. It is for those leaders, who truly want to learn and understand their world, that we will go over the core things they should know about this important work.
MGOs need outside help, encouragement, and strategy from others. Here’s a practical guide to how to conduct donor strategy meetings, so that you will end up being more effective as you relate to your donors.
An unhappy and frustrated MGO recently wrote us, stating that things were not going well in her job. She just could not get excited about the work, she was frustrated with the organization, and she was wondering whether her skills, abilities and motivation were actually a fit for what she was paid to do. I wanted to ask her: “Who are you?”