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Engaging Volunteers To Raise More Money – Webinar Opportunity

For many institutions, utilizing volunteers in the development process is not always easy.  The problems with volunteers can seem to outweigh the benefits.  They take precious time, energy, and resources to manage and they don’t always do what they are supposed to do (much less what we want them to do!) But, there are many […]


Where have the volunteers gone?

When asked to describe their work, many Major Gift Officers will respond something like, “to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift prospects.”   This perception of the MGO job description has become commonplace and I wish it wasn’t so. Why?  Primarily because the answer suggests that the MGO is the one who should be […]