13 Essentials on your Visits Asking for a Major Gift

13 Essentials on your Visits Asking for a Major Gift

I remember one of the first times I asked a donor for a major gift. I was helping a friend raise money for an arts organization. The couple was middle-aged, had no children, and had been consistent supporters of the organization. We shared with them the needs and the...

How to Knock Stewardship out of the Park

Ralph, my significant, had a smile of his face when he handed me a handwritten note he had just received. He said, “you have to read this!” He had been the executive profiled in the local business journal and made a statement that “fairytales do come true.” Unrelated,...