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Do you want to give to "need" or "vision for growth"?

Do you want to give to "need" or "vision for growth"?

Let me ask you, where would you prefer to invest your money? In a needy company who is struggling for continued existence? Or a growing company with a vision for even greater expansion? Do you want buy stock in Sears or Amazon? In general, people like being on a winning team. They’re attracted to accomplishment and growth. The excitement of achievement is contagious – but so is the fear of failure. Do you believe it excites donors to give when you use only words that invoke &ldq ...Read more »
9 Questions for Your First Meeting with a Major Donor

9 Questions for Your First Meeting with a Major Donor

Ask these 9 questions to provide an opportunity to get to know the major donor more deeply. These questions will also unveil where their heart is in relation to your ministry and the impacts they would like to be a part of in your community...Read more »
How to Successfully Engage Donors on The Phone

How to Successfully Engage Donors on The Phone

Just take 5 days. Make as many phone calls as you can, reaching out to your major donors to schedule a time to meet with them in person – and write down their responses. By the end of that week you will amass a very long list of stalls, put-offs and rejections. And as long as you work in development you’ll hear pretty much those same objections, worded in slightly different ways, an endless number of times.Read more »
3 Reasons Donors Will Want to Meet with You

3 Reasons Donors Will Want to Meet with You

I gave you one proven method to use when asking a donor for a meeting in my blog on September 23: Why You Should Stop Thanking Your Donors. Here are three more approaches that will work much better for you and your mission than just saying “Thank you”: 1. Sharing Private, VIP Information. Everyone loves being a VIP. Demonstrate that you value and trust them with important future planning for the mission. Thank you for taking my call, Mr. Jones. This is Robert at the Rescue Mission. ...Read more »
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