As a fundraiser, your job is to secure major gifts from individuals who are able and willing to make large financial contributions to your organization. It's a big responsibility, and one that comes with its own unique set of challenges. In this blog post, we'll take a look at thirteen of the most common mistakes major donor reps make, and how you can avoid them.
Asking donors for money can be one of the most daunting tasks of a fundraiser. After all, no one wants to be rejected or made to feel like they are being taken advantage of. However, asking for donations is a necessary part of the job, and there are ways to do it effectively. Here are some tips on how to ask a donor for money in a way that is respectful and likely to result in a donation.