Your success in meeting and exceeding your advancement goals will depend on learning to understand your president and leverage his or her time, strengths and personality for maximum effectiveness.Details
How often are cues from those who value the work we do overlooked – the sort that reveals a deeper desire to become more engaged with us and give us something? A small but consistent increase in their annual gift, a quick response to our latest direct mail, a ubiquitous presence at our events, consistent engagement on social media platforms – all cues that, either individually or collectively, may expose an eagerness to become more involved in supporting the good work of our organizations.Details
Recognizing many people working in Advancement understand that promoting their organizations and engaging their constituents on social media is time well spent, the biggest hurdle you may face may be the same one other’s are facing — convincing the boss you should be spending more time doing this kind of work.Details
Date: August 1 – 2, 2019
Join us for our next Gonser Gerber Annual Conference, “Inspiring Major Gifts”. The program is scheduled from 7:30 am on Thursday, August 1st, through 12:00 pm on Friday, August 2nd, 2019. It will take place at The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois.
Imagine for a moment you’re a brand-new VP for Advancement. You arrive on the heels of the most successful campaign in the university’s history with the institution looking forward to a new campaign launch in a few years as part of the university’s 150th anniversary celebration.Details
Advancement leaders today in search of resources on leading the most productive advancement teams quickly will encounter the phrase, “talent management.” Not only are there a multitude of professional development opportunities awaiting the advancement leader with talent management in the title, larger advancement programs in higher education and healthcare have begun to employ talent managers…Details
Gonser Gerber LLP, consultants in institutional advancement, has announced the appointment of Nancy O. Gray as a Senior Consultant with the firm. As a member of the Gonser Gerber team, Nancy will provide individualized counsel to educational, religious, arts, social service, healthcare and other non-profit organizations. Her specialties include developing and strengthening governance and foundation boards;…Details