Having just returned from two days of working with nonprofit leaders in Portland, Maine on how to ask for gifts, Andrea shares her list of simple ways to make asking more personal and less stressful. Please add to her list in the comments section.
Cindy Kanusher, Deputy Director of the Women’s Justice Center, talks about how … Read More
This recording describes the role of the solicitor as the guide for the asking conversation. This innovative approach encourages the solicitor to be a good listener.
Learn more about asking by watching Andrea’s recorded training on The Arc … Read More
Making a request as a board members is a different experience from making a request as a staff member. As a board member I could do it with a strength I wouldn’t have had as a staff member.
Andrea and Brian have compiled brief lists of why they think ED’s don’t get out the door more often and why they should.
Pamela Grow takes Russell Conwell’s “Acres of Diamonds” speech and applies it to fundraising. If you have the right attitude you’ll continuously find more gold without looking for new donors and methods.
“By their example, these well-meaning leaders had created a culture in which the subject of board giving was taboo.” Jane B. Ford shares a powerful story from her own experience about boards and how to create a culture of asking.
Five great ways to create a “Culture of Asking” at your organization.