Resources

Resources

JGA is committed to helping nonprofit organizations thrive. Below find advice from our consultants on important issues facing many nonprofits today.  Each 90 second video provides tips and advice you can immediately put to use for your organization’s success. When you are done, download the tip sheet for additional details and advice.

DanTTBuilding a Major Gift Program

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Steps to build an effective and systematic major gifts program

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Creating a Millennial Donor StrategyThe Trustee’s Role in Fundraising

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Questions trustees should ask when evaluating a fundraising campaign

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Feasibility StudyWhat to Look for in a Feasibility Study

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Key questions a feasibility study should answer beyond how much money can be raised

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Building Trust With DonorsBuilding Trust With Donors

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Steps every nonprofit should take to cultivate trust with donors

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Creating a Millennial Donor StrategyCreating a Millennial Donor Strategy

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Tips for crafting a Millennial Donor Strategy

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Feasibility StudyWomen & Philanthropy

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The role of women in philanthropy

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Giving USA 2017: Implications for Higher Education

An overview of Giving USA’s implications for higher education and steps to maximize giving to colleges and universities.
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Campaign Prep: Set the stage for Success

What you can do now to begin preparing for a campaign

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Preparing for a Campaign: Are You Ready for a Feasibility Study?

Key elements for a successful feasibility study
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Benefits of a Strong Planned Giving Program

A solid planned giving program is a key and necessary part of a comprehensive development initiative.

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Selecting Counsel:  Start with an Effective Request for Proposals

Creating a concise and clear RFP is the first step in selecting counsel to best meet your needs.

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Issues to Consider When Hiring Campaign Counsel

Key questions and considerations to guide your selection process
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Getting the Board on Board

Preparing your board for a campaign

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Development Audit: Taking Stock of Institutional Performance

Valuable insights can be found in examining and benchmarking performance

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Planning to Plan: Strategic Planning Prep

Preparation steps to get the most out of the strategic planning process

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Million Dollar Ready: Executive Summary

Assessing the institutional factors that lead to transformational gifts

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Higher Ed Presidents Alert – Making the Case for Support

Tips for successfully translating your vision for the future into a case that inspires donors to make their most generous gifts

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Higher Ed Presidents Alert: Developing Trustees as Fundraisers

How presidents can help trustees build passion and support for the mission

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Higher Ed Presidents Alert: President’s Role in a Campaign

Ten key responsibilities for presidents as their organizations prepare to embark on a campaign

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Higher Ed Presidents Alert: Planning a Campaign to Pay Off Debt

Five key considerations for institutions considering raising philanthropic funds to reduce or eliminate debt

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Higher Ed Presidents Alert: Will Day of Giving Campaigns Address Ailing Alumni Giving?

A review of some recent day of giving campaigns and a tip sheet for those planning a campaign

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Day of Giving Campaigns: Insights for Success

Make the most of this key tool for attracting new donors and engaging alumni

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