Two months to go

Two months to go

It’s November 1st.  We’re down to the final two months of the year.  What other gifts are on the table you can close before the end of the year? Actually you have less than 2 months.  You’re probably not going to have many donor visits Thanksgiving...
Helping your donors search their heart

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...
Your best candidate for your next major gift is….

Your best candidate for your next major gift is….

I was reminded recently of something I’ve know for a long time. As a fundraiser for a non profit organization you probably know of people who are capable of offering tremendous support to your organization. And they are even giving to an organization similar to...