Here’s more about Major Gifts: Behind the Scene CEO Roles:
If you’re like most nonprofits, around 10 percent of your donors give 90 percent of your donated income. And a nonprofit leader you believe contributions, especially receiving multiple major gifts, are “absolutely vital”*
While the outside world, perhaps even your board, imagines the CEO’s role simply as standing at the podium announcing gifts, the reality (of course!) is more complex, time-consuming, and nuanced. Besides everything you juggle, one ball to keep flying high is major donor cultivation.
You know this, but how do you keep the nebulous but necessary major gifts work up in the air? Whether you have the luxury of a development staff or you, by default or choice, are your nonprofit’s #1 fundraiser, you know that major gift fundraising can fuel your nonprofits to the next level.
If you want to improve your success with major gifts, here’s your chance to get insight from your peers on how to get there.
*according to 54 percent of nonprofit leaders in a recent survey.
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