Building trust with donors begins with the example set by non-profit leadership. Here are some signs that an organization is NOT trustworthy.
Are you hiding mistakes or failures from your donor? It’s time to start telling the truth.
Sometimes bad things happen in your practice of fundraising, and you’re the one left holding the bag. Covering it up only makes it worse; be honest with donors and management.
It’s hard to find good MGOs – but when you’re hiring there are a few indicators that this is definitely NOT the one you want.
Does your organization overflow with inspiration and vision? Are your programs top-notch and making an impact? If yes, then you have the right ingredients to keep good major gift officers. If you keep losing good people every couple of years, maybe this is your problem.