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Major Gifts

  • Taught by Seasoned Gift Officers
  • Explores Methods of Solicitation
  • Focuses on Engaging Major Donors

Soliciting and securing a major gift for a charity or nonprofit organization requires a deep understanding of a prospective donor as well as his/her capacity to give. These courses discuss the best practices for researching, cultivating, securing, and stewarding significant donations. They focus on proven techniques and real-world scenarios that prepare the fundraiser for a variety of situations and opportunities.

The Art of the Ask: Intensive in Fundraising

In this course, successful fundraisers discuss their approaches and a philanthropist reports on his/her reaction to different asks.

2017 Summer
1 section

Introduction to Prospect Research

Acquire the skills to locate and use tools that identify and evaluate prospects and track donors.

2017 Fall
1 section

The Art of the Ask

In this course, successful fundraisers discuss their approaches and a philanthropist reports on his/her reaction to different asks.

2017 Fall
1 section

Webinar: Essentials of Endowment Fundraising

Explore challenges for planned giving programs and endowment fundraising efforts, and learn strategies for success in long-term support.

2017 Fall
1 section

Donor Fatigue: What Is It and How Do We Avoid It?

Analyze the factors that contribute to donor fatigue, and examine core strategies for avoiding or mitigating it.

2017 Summer
1 section

Landing the Big Gift: Engaging Major Donors

Learn ways to identify major gift prospects and to ask questions that give an opportunity to listen to what motivates their giving.

The Art of the Ask: Winter Term

In this course, successful fundraisers discuss their approaches and a philanthropist reports on his/her reaction to different asks.