For development officers working on a major gifts program, it's important to have a manageable caseload. But what does that mean, exactly? How many major donors should you have in your caseload in order to sustain a successful program?
Major donor fundraising is an essential part of any nonprofit's success but it's not something that should be taken lightly. By following this major donor fundraising strategy, you can be sure that your major donor solicitations are well-planned and executed successfully.
As a fundraiser, your job is to secure major gifts from individuals who are able and willing to make large financial contributions to your organization. It's a big responsibility, and one that comes with its own unique set of challenges. In this blog post, we'll take a look at thirteen of the most common mistakes major donor reps make, and how you can avoid them.
"I'm so glad you came in for this interview to be a major gifts officer, what is one of your weaknesses?" asked Dave. The job candidate replies, "I don't like to ask people for money."