Major Gifts Toolkit

This toolkit is designed for anyone beginning a major gift campaign or looking to increase the results of their major gifts program. The toolkit contains: a Prospective Major Donors List, a Donor Screening Form, a Prospect Profile Worksheet, a Leadership Gifts Prospecting Guide, A Solicitation Checklist, A Contact Form, a Solicitor Call... (continued)


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Major Gifts Matters FAQs about Offering Donors Choices: Restricted, Unrestricted, Program and Overhead Giving

Why you should get this Cheat Sheet

Donors today want more hands-on involvement than last generation's donors. They want choice. They won't necessarily be content with earmarking their gift "for use where most needed."

If you're still insisting that... (continued)


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Getting to Yes! Asking for gifts!

learning how to ask for a gift without any fear; be confident in your presentation!

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6 Tools for Making the Ask

For many fundraisers, asking donors for money can be a challenge. You, your staff and board members can use these tools shared by the experts on to become more successful at asking for donations.

First, make sure to work on cultivating donors, especially for major gifts. Abbie Von Shlegell's presentation,... (continued)

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