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What YOU Will Learn

  • How to easily and naturally get face time with BIG MONEY donor prospects.
  • How to win the hearts and minds of BIG MONEY donor prospects using a video case statement.
  • How to create BUY-IN opportunities for BIG MONEY donors who are interested in your nonprofit.
  • How to CLOSE BIG MONEY GIFTS using human motivation principles taught nowhere else.
  • How to master the four competencies of BIG MONEY campaign management from beginning to end.

The Fundraiser’s 80% Rule On Steroids

Eighty percent of all nonprofit gifts comes from BIG MONEY DONORS. Can you afford to be dead last in the race to WIN the hearts and minds of the PHILANTHROPIC GIANTS who make these gifts?

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A Comprehensive Course for $80.00 TEACHES YOU:

1) The Four Competencies of BIG MONEY Fundraising
2) Secrets to Opening the Hearts and Minds of BIG MONEY donor prospects Using Video.
3) How to Create BUY-IN with your Fundraising Case Statement
4) How to Close BIG MONEY gifts using Human Motivation Principles taught nowhere else.

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The Authors

The team behind Big Money Fundraising Secrets.

John Shimer

Non-Profit Expert and Philanthropist

John Shimer has dedicated most of his life to non-profit fundraising and philanthropy.

Christian Shimer

Video Producer and author

Christian Shimer is a video producer and author of Big Money using Video: The Art of the Video Case Statement.

What Nonprofits are Saying
I have just finished reading “Show Me The Big Money” and found the book to be inspiring, practical, engaging, and most useful for anyone engaged in fundraising, including funders, like myself, who often find themselves mentoring grantees on how to plan a comprehensive development plan or how to go about securing major donors.
Nancy Frees Fountain

Nancy Frees Fountain

Managing Director, The Frees Foundation
Charge ahead to create and maintain meaningful relationships! Development professionals will gain practical and tested insight on how to engage philanthropists and volunteer leaders in a high-impact, results-oriented way.
Brenda Asare

Brenda Asare

President and CEO, The Alford Group
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I believe this book is an excellent tool for any Executive Director, Development Director or Board of Directors considering or even already working on a capital campaign. The depth of the relationship needed to secure large gifts is not knowledge many realize or truly understand. I happen to be in a situation of learning as well as teaching my Board as we grow.
Elizabeth Lizberg

Elizabeth Lizberg

Executive Director, Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc.
This is an outstanding primer for the new development professional and volunteer. John Shimer presents key fundamentals for achieving philanthropic greatness through the use of short stories and in a straight forward manner that will enable you to master the art and science of fundraising – particularly for the largest gifts that are needed to achieve your organization’s mission.
Donald M. Fellows

Don Fellows,

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Marts & Lundy, Inc

Learn from The Best!

John and Christian have created a series of FREE BIG MONEY Fundraising Explainer Videos!!

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Ten Principles To Fundraising Success for Every Nonprofit

Seems like everyone likes “Top 10 Lists.” Here’s one that will actually help you achieve the fundraising success for your nonprofit that you’ve dreamed about! These may seem simple, but trust me they’ve been developed over many, many years of experience in this field! Spend time and think about each one of these. Then...

Nonprofit Fundraising Should be Strategic

Every Fundraising Effort Should be a Strategic Campaign Nonprofits in search of gift support can expect to face major headwinds unless they organize their appeal as a campaign! Campaigns are based on a carefully planned and orchestrated strategy. Unless you prepare accordingly, you’re likely to be disappointed. What does this mean and why is it...

The Nonprofit Case Statement Challenge

How often have we heard the expression “state your case” in a legal proceeding or in a debate? To state your case means to be factual, persuasive and concise. That’s the same principle behind the Case Statement used by nonprofits to raise badly needed funding from big money donors. Big Money donors are people,...


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