It's All on You

To be a great major gift officer you have to be really good at listening to your donors. Listen for clues to help them make a better gift, and practice your response to these common concerns.

Parking the Car and Other Practicalities

How can you prepare and position yourself before and during meetings with prospects to maximize your opportunity for success? Let's take a look at some key rules that apply to every MGO.

We'll start by looking at rules for initial meetings, then look at meetings in an office setting, then the home setting, then a neutral location, and lastly look at ways to show respect, affection and interest to elderly donors.


I. Turn off your phone 15 minutes prior to the appointment