We love hearing the stories of major gift officers that, despite all the chaos around them, continually meet or exceed their revenue goals. How do they do it?
If you want success as a major gift fundraiser, you have to be focused and accountable to the work you are doing. Weekly meetings with management will help you to do that.
It’s always good at the beginning of April to assess caseload performance against what you expected over the first quarter of the new year.
It’s good to stop and check how you are doing with your focus and objectives. Because the more time that passes, the more you will have moved away from doing the right things.
Over time, we’ve found that questions from fundraisers often fall in certain categories. And under those categories, the same basic questions get asked. I’m going to answer three of them that come at us quite a bit.
Freedom comes from doing the upfront work of planning moves and goals for each donor, then executing them day-to-day. It works – trust us.