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We hope the free resources on this page are useful to you as you learn more about mid-level, major gift and planned giving fundraising. If you’re looking for hands-on help from Veritus Group, click on one of the areas below:

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You Can’t Thank Your Donors Too Much!

You Can’t Thank Your Donors Too Much!

In today’s episode, Richard and Jeff talk about why showing gratitude is so important in building meaningful donor relationships and in your own mental well-being.

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Certification Course for Major Gift Fundraisers

Certification Course for Major Gift Fundraisers

Whether you’re a new fundraiser or experienced and looking for new tools and skills, this course is for you. This online course offers comprehensive training in The Veritus Way of major gift fundraising. You will be guided through a progressive learning track which builds upon each topic with engaging media and readings, real-world exercises, and actionable skills. You’ll receive practical applications and tools, as well as a flexible training path that works with your schedule. Participants take 36-42 hours to complete this 8-module self-guided course over a 13-week period

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Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Building a Culture of Philanthropy

At Veritus, we believe that if we are to create a true culture of philanthropy in our organizations, donors have to be part of our mission – not a way to get our mission accomplished, but PART of the mission. This is a radical idea, but a necessary one.

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Building a Culture of Philanthropy

At Veritus, we believe that if we are to create a true culture of philanthropy in our organizations, donors have to be part of our mission – not a way to get our mission accomplished, but PART of the mission. This is a radical idea, but a necessary one.

How to Start a Successful Planned Giving Program

In this paper, we’ll provide a thorough overview of the strategies and process that will help you be successful in building a planned giving program that supports more meaningful donor relationships.

You Can’t Thank Your Donors Too Much!

In today’s episode, Richard and Jeff talk about why showing gratitude is so important in building meaningful donor relationships and in your own mental well-being.

An Interview with the Editors of Collecting Courage

In today’s podcast episode, Richard and Jeff talk with the editors of Collecting Courage, a collection of stories from Black fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada. Nneka Allen, Nicole Salmon, and Camila Pereira each have powerful stories to tell.

Horror Stories from the Field

In this episode, Richard and Jeff share some of the stories we’ve heard from fundraisers that will shock you. These stories are meant to help us all learn how to create better cultures within our organization, set healthy boundaries, and to encourage you to speak up when inappropriate situations occur. 

Certification Course for Major Gift Fundraisers

Whether you’re a new fundraiser or experienced and looking for new tools and skills, this course is for you. This online course offers comprehensive training in The Veritus Way of major gift fundraising. You will be guided through a progressive learning track which builds upon each topic with engaging media and readings, real-world exercises, and actionable skills. You’ll receive practical applications and tools, as well as a flexible training path that works with your schedule. Participants take 36-42 hours to complete this 8-module self-guided course over a 13-week period

Certification Course for Fundraising Managers and Executives

Management of a major gift program requires knowledge, skills and tools rarely taught in school. And if you’re coming from other areas of fundraising or non-profit management, there are differences you need to be aware of. This course will provide a grounding in major gift fundraising philosophy along with concrete tools and guidance to help you manage your staff, budgets, inter-departmental relations and overall program. This course is ideal for both new and experienced managers and executives. Participants take 36-42 hours to complete this 8-module self-guided course over a 13-week period.

Certification Course in Mid-Level Fundraising

Mid-level fundraising is a growing priority for nonprofits. This course offers comprehensive training for leaders and mid-level fundraising staff to learn the structure and systems to build or improve your mid-level program. You will be guided through the key components needed to ensure your program is set up right, common challenges we see organizations experience, and strategies necessary to have a successful and thriving program. Participants take 36-42 hours to complete this 6-module self-guided course over an 11-week period. If you need to add mid-level fundraising to your program, or your current program is struggling, this is the course for both your managers and front-line staff.