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Tag Archives: Major Gifts
Hiring Major Gift Officers is Almost Impossible. Be Your Own MGO.
The most challenging position in any fundraising program is the Major Gift Officer. The most difficult to hire position in any fundraising program is also the Major Gift Officer. Why? In a typical non-profit, the MGO has sizable responsibility for … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership, Philanthropy Tagged Cat Fundraising, Major Gifts, Philanthropy 3 Comments
Raise Cash. Save Lives. Embrace the Major Gifts Buddy System.
I was with a non-profit Executive Director not too long ago, who had this observation about building relationships with the organization’s key supporters, “I feel strongly that fundraising staff shouldn’t meet with our biggest donors, since they won’t stay around … Continue reading
Posted in Cultural Entrepreneurship, Fundraising, Philanthropy Tagged Buddy System, Major Gifts, Philanthropy 4 Comments