5 (Very Simple) Steps to Build a Major Gift Program from the Ground Up

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Major gifts are the “big win” in fundraising.We all want…

5 Ways to Get a Meeting With Your Major Gift Prospects

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How do I get a meeting with my major gift prospects - particularly…

How to Sabotage (or Save) Your Major Gifts Program

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 A solid major gifts program can be every fundraiser's…

Seven Golden Prospecting Strategies for Major Gifts

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We are all searching, searching for the right prospecting strategies…

How to Get Your Board Members To Help Identify Major Gift Prospects

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Sometimes when board members are asked to help identify major…

5 Insanely Successful Ideas to Get The Appointment with a Major Gift Prospect

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Is it hard to get the appointment with a major gift prospect?It’s…

Mission-Focused TOURS Can Be Terrific Donor Cultivation Tools

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One of my favorite donor cultivation tools is a carefully-designed…

Are You Really Ready For a Capital Campaign?

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Are your board members and leaders chomping at the bit to move…

The Best Way to Raise Endowment Funds - Via Planned Giving and a Capital Campaign

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One question we hear a lot is: "What's the best way to raise…
Gail and friend at work

Asking for a Major Gift and a Planned Gift in 4 Easy Steps

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Wow - the Ultimate Ask - a major gift and a planned gift all…

How to Recruit a VIP Volunteer Who Will Close Major Gifts and Make Their Own Gift Too

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VIP Volunteers are essential ingredients to many major gifts…

How to Run Successful Capital Campaigns: An Interview with Amy Eisenstein

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Is your organization looking to raise more money…

22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift Donors

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What kind of questions have you be asking your major gift donors…

My $5 Million Capital Campaign Ask that BOMBED

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I wish you could have been there. . . .It was a hot summer…

How to Warm Up Your Donors for Big Major Gift Asks

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Donors are people just like we are.They don’t want to be…
Prospective Donor

How to Get the Most Out of a Major Gift Visit!

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You finally have the meeting with Mr. Big. What’s next?What…