Don’t solicit another gift without reading this open letter from Jerry Panas first. It’s a cautionary tale about an ask, from a donor’s point of view.
Keep these in mind to maximize the impact of your fundraising events.
This book does a great job of capturing the honest and human exchanges that are the real stuff of fundraising.
The fundraising process begins long before you sit down to ask someone for a gift, and continues long after a gift is received. These ten tips on asking will help you convert relationships you have developed into gifts you can count on.
“…words are not the tools that matter….try using these non-verbal cues to build your donor relationship”
Check out Jezra Kaye’s blog post – “It Doesn’t Matter What You Say”
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There are a few basic steps to setting up a meeting. First figure out how you’re going to make contact. Second figure out what to say. Once you’ve made contact, don’t forget to confirm in advance.
Here are some ideas on how to keep the conversation going. If the prospect has a relationship with the organization you might touch on certain topics. If the prospect is new to the organization, you’ll want to take a different approach.