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Donor Management Coffee Talk: Development and Donor Relations (Part 2)

This on-demand group discussion with your community peers discusses a variety of topics about donor relations and fundraising. Leverage your industry network to understand challenges and solutions around questions such as:

  • What metrics are you reporting to your board?
  • What events do you use for donor cultivation?
  • What do you consider your most successful piece of donor communication, and why?

This community forum brings professionals from across the sector together to share experiences and best practices.

About the Author

Margaret is Foundant's Manager of Client Services, Strategic Advancement. Before joining Foundant, she spent much of her career on the road as a Major Gifts Officer. Most recently she was the Director of Development for George Washington University’s (GWU) School of Business where she managed a team of four frontline Major Gift Officers, in addition to contributing to a recently closed $1B Campaign, Making History, through her portfolio of principal and major gift level donors. Before GWU, Margaret worked at Georgetown University on the Major Gifts Team and with Grassroot Soccer Inc. in Cape Town, South Africa working on their grant writing and fundraising efforts. Margaret has a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management from George Washington University and a B.A. in Religion from Middlebury College. She is actively involved with her alma matter serving as the D.C. Chair for the Alumni Interview Volunteer program for Seven Years before moving back to Montana and continuing her role as an alumni volunteer.

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