by Guest Contributor | Mar 27, 2023 | DEI, Donor Communication, Donor Relations, Donors, Philanthropy, Women in Philanthropy | Diversity, Donor-Centered, EquityAt Veritus, we’re on a journey to create a more inclusive world, and we’ve learned a lot from trailblazers like today’s guest contributor, Yolanda F. Johnson. Yolanda is a leader in the non-profit space and an expert in DEI for philanthropy, and in...
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Mar 24, 2023 | Donor Communication, Donor Motivation, Impact, Making a Difference, Philanthropy | Curiousity, Donor Conversation, Giving, Impact, Meaningful Connections, Mission, Motivation, Passions and Interests
No matter the organization, no matter the mission, donors everywhere share the same deepest longing. Its simplicity might surprise you.
by Robert Shafis | Mar 22, 2023 | Asking, Donor Conversations, Donor Relations, Philanthropy, Planned Giving, Planned Giving Officer | Asking, Communication, Cultivation, Curiousity, Donor Conversation, Permission-Based Asking, Philanthropy, Planned giving
There’s a lot of fear around asking donors about planned gifts, but there doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to get the conversation started.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Aug 5, 2022 | Economic downturn, Economics, Giving, Philanthropy | Economics, Giving, Passions and Interests, Philanthropy
Some believe that an economic downturn will lead to a giving crisis. But what’s the key driver of giving? Hint: it’s not the economy.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Nov 24, 2021 | mistakes, Philanthropy, The Veritus Way | Leadership, Major Donors, Major Gifts
Making common major gifts mistakes may be holding you back from being successful in your fundraising work.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 10, 2021 | Influence, Meaningful Connections, Philanthropy | Culture of Philanthropy, Donor-Centered
Can you advocate for change if you aren’t in leadership? Learn our top tips for how to gain power to move your organization forward.