7 Tips for Highly Successful Gift Officers

Fundraising is both an art and a science. 

While there aren’t magic formulas that guarantee 100 percent of proposals turn into actual gifts, development officers can improve their hit rate through practice, tapping into the right tools, and by remaining creative, patient, and irrepressibly optimistic.

These seven tips will help you focus your efforts so you can develop better insights on potential donors, prioritize contact with prospects in your portfolio, and build meaningful relationships.