Presentation on theme: "WVDO Major Gifts Symposium, Portland, Oregon - September 2014 The New Science of High-Performing Development Teams Inspired Giving."— Presentation transcript:
WVDO Major Gifts Symposium, Portland, Oregon - September 2014 The New Science of High-Performing Development Teams Inspired Giving
Connecting people, ideas, and cultures to advance knowledge, create solutions and enhance meaning. OES Vision
Oregon Episcopal School prepares students for higher education and lifelong learning by inspiring intellectual, physical, social, emotional, artistic, and spiritual growth so that they may realize their power for good as citizens of local and world communities. OES Mission
Donors to OES feel they matter today and tomorrow because they make a difference. OES Development Internal Vision
* David Rock, Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work (New York, NY: HarperCollins 2006). Put Process Before Content VISION PLAN DETAILS PROBLEMS DRAMA
What items or conditions contribute to main topic: First Second Third Development Key Message
Parent Venues and Messages $750,000 = Size of Athletic Budget Size of Arts and Library Budgets combined Size of Technology Budget OR
E-Solicit Example: Feedback
Five Social Leanings of the Brain* S TATUS C ERTAINTY A UTONOMY R ELATEDNESS F AIRNESS * David Rock, Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work (New York, NY: HarperCollins 2006).
A culture of philanthropy fosters relationships that share a common understanding, appreciation and responsibility for the importance of the joy of giving and receiving for the enhancement of the institution. Culture of Philanthropy
Randa Cleaves Director of Development Jennifer Baumann Campaign Director Lisa DeGrace Director of Annual Giving and Alumnae/i Relations Marianne Johnson Campaign Coordinator Kelsey Cleveland Annual Giving Manager Sara Winkelman Donor Relations Manager Tammy Armstrong Director of Analytics Florence Dezeix Gift Processing Assistant (.75 FTE) Cindy Plummer Special Events Manager (.75 FTE) Marty Jones Director, Marketing and Communications Michael Rasko Administrative Assistant (.5 FTE) Anne Marie Snyder Graphic Artist Tom Berridge Publications/Web Editor Leslee Gemmill Executive Assistant to Director of Development Lorena Kuhns Office Assistant (.5 FTE)
WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER OES FUND
IDENTIFICATION Similarity attraction Identify & clarify shared characteristics Neologisms & inside jokes INTERDEPENDENCE Share two beliefs: 1.Feel that achieving group goal will support own goals 2.All efforts are integral to success of team TEAM BUILDING* * Clifford Nass, The Man Who Lied to His Laptop (New York, NY: Penguin Group 2010).
BUILD SUCCESSFUL TEAMS* Continual reinforcement of identification and interdependence Markers: increase quantity and exclusivity Make cooperation the goal itself, E.G. it feels great when we cooperate Focus on having the right answer rather than having agreement * Clifford Nass, The Man Who Lied to His Laptop (New York, NY: Penguin Group 2010).
OES Fund Over Time
Total Giving Over Time
Randa Cleaves Abramson avenue2possibilities LLC Jonathan Abramson avenue2possibilities LLC Further Questions?