October 27, 2020
November 24, 2018
Jim Eskin Major Gifts Fundraising Training

Major Gifts Fundraising: 10 Ways To Improve Your “Ask”

Major Gifts Fundraising: 10 Ways To Improve Your “Ask” – Jim Eskin. After a fulfilling career in higher education advancement — including the last nine years heading the local community college foundation — I was ready to pursue a lifelong dream to VENTURE OUT ON MY OWN. Over the past several years I was spending more and more weekends training nonprofit board members and volunteers on the art and science of fundraising … and loving […]
September 7, 2019
Major Gift Wes Moon

Major Gift – How Do You Quantify One?

Intuitively, we all know what a major gift is: It’s simply the top stratum of charitable gifts received by your nonprofit organization. The relative impact of any gift depends on an organization’s mission, operating budget, community, and fundraising base, but what does the overall fundraising landscape look like when it comes to size of donations? To answer this question, the Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study contacted more than 600 organizations in 2017 and learned that: […]