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Show Me the Money! Why Non-Profit Leaders are Sacrificing Long-Term Relationships

By | Leadership, Non-Profits, Relationships | One Comment

Major Gift Officers are coming up against an avalanche of non-profit leaders who are putting extreme pressure on their staff to seek out transactional gifts and forego building relationships with donors. I know you feel the pressure, but do not allow non-profit leaders who don’t understand what major gifts is all about to change how you are doing your good work.

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The Grass is NOT Greener

By | Caseloads, Jobs, Motivation | 2 Comments

CEOs and Executive Directors lament all the time. They tell us, “I bring in someone good, and right as they start really producing, they go somewhere else… it’s exasperating!” Is that the type of career you want to build? I don’t think so. A major gift officer’s greatest impact happens when he or she helps a donor find joy through a transformative gift, which creates a substantial impact on the organization.

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