MGO Buddies: Matt & Drew

About MGO Buddies: Matt & Drew

Matt Gill and Drew Coursin are major gifts fundraisers at Greater Twin Cities United Way in Minneapolis, MN. Matt and Drew manage portfolios of individual donors, and collaborate frequently on strategy for donor relations, appreciation, and retention. When they’re not co-authoring industry publications, Matt and Drew love to spend time with their respective partners, children, and dogs.

Donor Appreciation Events: The Power of Not Asking for Money

How often do nonprofit events that aren’t billed as fundraisers turn into passive “wouldn’t it be convenient if you re-upped your membership/made an additional donation/took care of the next couple years’ worth of pledges?” conversations with coy development staff? Hard data is elusive, but it’s probably pretty often. As fundraisers, [...]

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