If fundraising is an art—the “gentle art of teaching the joy of giving,” as Henry Rosso wrote—then major gift officers are artists. They skillfully build relationships, ask good questions, engage and follow up with donors, and raise transformative gifts for worthy missions. Of course, all great craftsmen require tools. For … Read More
In our work with hospitals, the topic of “grateful patient and family programs” comes up often. They have the potential to be a meaningful source of philanthropic revenue and should be standard practice for hospital foundations. However, many institutions struggle to move from aspiration (aka: good intentions) to achieving results. … Read More
Benefactor Group welcomes Steve Beshuk to our organization. Steve helps nonprofit organizations have the right operational systems and processes in place. With Steve, we have added data, operational, and business intelligence consulting to our firm while continuing to deliver excellent fundraising, capital campaign, and leadership consulting.