Caring for the donor is the best way to care for the organization. Do not let unrealistic expectations get you off that basic truth.
Many fundraisers have inquired about asking donors for gifts, and how to get over the fear of it. Very simply, there is only one way.
I’m often asked for a formula for adding major gift officers. There are many variables, but they boil down to these four points.
Contributions from donors and foundations make a great difference for a number of organizations and causes across the country. However, big philanthropy can often reinforce common misconceptions about charitable giving that can lead to challenges down the road.
One tiny report makes a tremendous amount of difference. Because it closes the giving loop. Read these stories to see the impact.
U.S. nonprofits have received support from Russian oligarchs. In light of the war on Ukraine, should nonprofits continue receiving?
One problem in major gifts is the lack of emotional intelligence. It’s not about the money or strategy.
If you’re a good frontline fundraiser, you’re always seeking to learn how to do your craft better. Every excellent fundraiser I’ve known is constantly learning, always curious and eager to improve their skills.