Tag: listening the gift

That’s a really great question…

I shared recently about how I was on a donor call with a development officer who is new to the industry. Before the meeting I was talking about the importance of asking good questions. It’s not enough just to listen. You have to ask great questions that elicit responses from your donor that reveal the […]

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Helping your donors search their heart

As a major gifts consultant I’m talking all the time about listening. Ask any of my clients. But what are you listening to? It all starts with asking good questions. Today I was on a donor call with a development officer who is new to this industry. We’re in the car and I’m drumming home […]

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What happens when we don’t listen to our donors?

By listening you build rapport. You build trust. This is important later on as it will alleviate tensions when you ask for a major contribution to your organization. This site is designed for individuals and organizations that are meeting with donors and prospective donors.  It’s all about sitting in the living room of a donor […]

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That’s a really great question…

I shared recently about how I was on a donor call with a development officer who is new to the industry. Before the meeting I was talking about the importance of asking good questions. It’s not enough just to listen. You have to ask great questions that elicit responses from your donor that reveal the […]

Read more »

Helping your donors search their heart

As a major gifts consultant I’m talking all the time about listening. Ask any of my clients. But what are you listening to? It all starts with asking good questions. Today I was on a donor call with a development officer who is new to this industry. We’re in the car and I’m drumming home […]

Read more »

What happens when we don’t listen to our donors?

By listening you build rapport. You build trust. This is important later on as it will alleviate tensions when you ask for a major contribution to your organization. This site is designed for individuals and organizations that are meeting with donors and prospective donors.  It’s all about sitting in the living room of a donor […]

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