by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 12, 2023 | Events, Fundraising Events, Major Gift Fundraising, Net Revenue | Events, Focus, Fundraising, Major Gifts, Overworked
There’s a place for events in your major gifts fundraising strategy, but it needs to be centered within a relationship-focused approach.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Mar 7, 2018 | Donors as partners, Events, Giving Societies | Annual Fund, Fundraising, Strategic Plans
Why would you insist on using fundraising methods and strategies that no longer work? Why wouldn’t you try something new or different? Old habits die hard, and some non-profits die with them.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Dec 21, 2016 | distracted, Donor events, Events | Events, Fundraising, Management, Overworked
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Jun 13, 2016 | Events, major gifts, Strategy | Events, Fundraising, Non-Profits, Overworked, Teamwork, Uncategorized
If you have to do an event and you’re inviting your major donors, you need to be careful and have the right strategic approach. Don’t get sucked into the event black hole, never to be seen again.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 13, 2015 | Events, Following Up, Prospects | Events, Fundraising, Major Gift Officers, Major Gifts, Management, Uncategorized
Events, if done right, are filled with emotion around your mission. Your major gift donors and prospects will carry that emotion with them once they leave, but you have very little time to take the emotion of that event and connect with them in a way that deepens your relationship.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Apr 11, 2014 | Events, Fundraising, Managing, Non-Profits | Development Directors, Events, Fundraising, Major Gift Officers, Management, UncategorizedTell me what you think is wrong with this picture. There is a major gift officer who has a caseload AND at the same time is charged with doing events for the organization. He has three staff members who work with him on this agenda. Here is what they do, what they...