ERIC Number: ED366245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Developing an Effective Major Gift Program: From Managing Staff to Soliciting Gifts.
Muir, Roy, Ed.; May, Jerry, Ed.
This publication contains 15 papers concerned with the establishment at colleges and universities of new major gift programs or the improvement of existing programs. The papers, all by development professionals in higher education, are as follows: (1) "An Introduction to the Major Gift Process" (Jon Cosovich); (2) "Strategic Management of a Major Gift Program" (David R. Dunlop); (3) "Developing Major Gift Staff" (Carol L. O'Brien); (4) "Setting Guidelines: Assessing and Directing Major Gift Staff for Optimal Results" (Don Myers); (5) "Prospect Research: Key Methods for Discovering and Targeting Donors" (John Gliha); (6) "Prospect Management: Tracking and Coordinating Information" (Carole W. Karsch); (7) "Prospect Identification and Assessment: Using Prospect Meetings and Peer Review" (Linda J. Marks); (8) "Using Volunteers in the Major Gift Program" (David G. Pond); (9) "Narrowing the Major Gift Market: Principal Gifts" (William F. Dailey, Lucretia L. Martin, and Dennis J. Caplis); (10) "An Effective Model of Principal Gift Program" (William H. Boardman Jr.); (11) "Developing Prospect Strategies" (Marjorie E. Millar); (12) "Factors of Engagement: Using Volunteer Committees and Special Events to Cultivate Donors" (Charlotte B. Heartt); (13) "Asking for Major Gifts" (A. H. "Bud" Edwards and William Outhouse); (14) "Major Gift Case Studies" (James W. Osterholt and Roger A. Meyer); (15) "Stewardship of Major Donors" (William R. Haden). Includes a bibliography of major donor research resources. (JB)
Descriptors: Colleges, Donors, Fund Raising, Higher Education, Private Financial Support, Program Development, Staff Development
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, DC.