What Am I Doing?

The world is filled with leaders in every industry (including advancement/development) who rarely ask themselves this important question. Posers, caring more about the perception of leadership than the practice of it, almost never ask this question. Even still, some are able to ascend to high-level, leadership posts (again, yes, even in advancement/development). It doesn’t matter…

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Maximizing Year End Giving

Date: April 22, 2020
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In this webinar, featuring Charlie Shepard of Gonser Gerber, we will explore some year-end approaches and look specifically at strategies to close gifts, acquire first-time donors, and increase volunteer engagement. Join us now to plan for your end of the year strategies!

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Gonser Gerber Celebrates Senior Consultant, Michael J. Littell, 2020 Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award Recipient

Gonser Gerber is proud to celebrate the recognition of Senior Consultant, Michael J. Littell, as 2020 Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award Recipient, a CASE/NAIS Independent School Award. The Robert Bell Crow award recognizes independent school advancement professionals for their distinguished service to the profession, their school and CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education).…

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Crafting Your Annual Advancement Plan

Date: March 27, 2020

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Join Jane Eaves, Partner with Gonser Gerber, as she spends the day with you, helping to establish the most important aspects of your program plan, including how and why to set goals, priorities, deadlines, and aspirations.

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Running a Campaign with a Small Staff

Date: February 25, 2020
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This webinar, presented by Walter Collins and Jack Ewing, focuses on the critical ingredients to address during the planning, launch, momentum and conclusion of a comprehensive campaign, specifically for those institutions that have a smaller staff.

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The Most Important “Impact” of Giving Is Not What You Think

With the dawn of another U.S. Thanksgiving holiday just days away, we will soon welcome the commencement of the official “season of giving.” The month of December will experience millions of donors acting with great generosity and each year at this time I am reminded of the concept of philanthropic impacts. Specifically, and, it seems,…

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Announcing Our New Consulting Service! Presidential Leadership Counsel

Gonser Gerber is pleased to announce our latest consulting service innovation! Our new Presidential Leadership Counsel will provide new and more seasoned presidents with personalized counsel on topics specific to the highest levels of leadership. Whether you are focused on beginning your presidency in the most productive and effective ways or are looking for an opportunity…

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Walter Collins joins Gonser Gerber as Senior Consultant

Gonser Gerber LLP, consultants in institutional advancement, has announced the appointment of Walter E. Collins as a Senior Consultant with the firm. “We are delighted to welcome Walter to the firm,” said Dr. Chad Jolly, Gonser Gerber Coordinating Partner. “His experience in executive leadership and advancement for higher education and the arts will add value…

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