by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Aug 18, 2017 | CEO, Executive Directors, Small Organizations | Leadership, Major Gifts, Non-Profits
You don’t have to be a small organization to be great at major gift fundraising; you just have to “think small.”
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Apr 12, 2017 | Executive Directors, Management, Stewardship | Boards, Leadership, Non-Profits
Don’t assume your board members will automatically give major gifts. Treat them like all of your major donors and you will see tremendous generosity and commitment to your mission.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Mar 24, 2017 | Development Directors, Executive Directors, major gifts | Major Gifts, Prioritizing, Small Organizations
Being a “small” non-profit is never an excuse not to have a major gift program. If you are in a small organization, here is what you can do immediately to focus more of your time on major gifts and start caring for your donors.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Feb 1, 2016 | Executive Directors, Non-Profits, Relationship | Donor-Centered, Major Gift Officers, Philanthropy, Programs, Uncategorized
I recently sat with a woman who regularly gives major gifts to non-profits, and we started talking about her philanthropy, what she was trying to accomplish, what were some of her frustrations as a donor, and so on.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Sep 28, 2015 | Executive Directors, Large Organizations, Wealth Overlay | Boards, Major Gifts, Non-Profits, Philanthropy, Uncategorized
You do NOT need to visit Major Donor Island. First of all it doesn’t exist, and secondly, if you are a medium-sized to large non-profit ($10 million+), your major donors are already in your database.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Nov 19, 2014 | Caseload donors, Executive Directors, Personal Touches | Donor-Centered, Fundraising, Philanthropy, UncategorizedRecently, I was at a weekend event for one of our clients. At the event was a mix of volunteers, donors and prospective donors. Because this is not a large organization, most of the major gift cultivation and stewardship is done by their executive director. This...