Every January I endure the same self-analysis as the majority of Americans. I look at potential areas of self-improvement and decide—no, resolve—to make changes. One
“I spend too much time on administrative tasks.” “It takes days to get a report back when I’m planning a trip.” “It’s cumbersome to keep
I have a good friend who works in the development office of one of the world’s leading universities. Several years ago, he was meeting with
During my first month as a major gifts officer at Providence College, I was fortunate enough to secure a visit with a consistent donor who
The one-on-one visit is the foundation on which all gift officers build sustainable relationships with donors. Visits can jumpstart a relationship between a donor and a
Welcome back to The EverTrue Evangelist! You may remember from my first post that this is an ongoing series about the challenges of advancement professionals.
Securing major gifts is all about matching engagement with interest. We want to get our top prospects plugged into what’s happening on campus and connect
Gift officers wrestle with productivity, time management, and maximizing their efficiencies. How can we get more out of our time-strapped days, and, most importantly, make the
In the seven months that The Winchendon School has been using GivingTree, we’ve been so excited to see the team hit the ground running with the tool.