How to Ask for Money

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.

By |2022-09-14T17:56:56-04:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Advanced, Donor Relations|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Ask for Money

Accounting Error – Dave the Development Director

"Looks like we have an accounting error snd we will be $250,000 short," said Frank, the CFO. Julie, a board member, replies, "That's ok, we will just ask Dave to raise the money." "Fundraising is so easy." Gerrish, the Board Chairman, responds.

By |2018-02-22T08:25:03-05:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Comics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Accounting Error – Dave the Development Director

Telemarketing – Dave the Development Director

"Hey Dave, we had one complaint about your telemarketing campaign. Can you cancel that?" said Nixon, the Customer Service Manager. Dave replies, "That's $200,000 of our annual revenue." "It's bothering our donors, Dave. Just ask a major donor to give $200,000." Nixon responds. Nixon walks away thinking "I'm good at this fundraising thing."

By |2018-02-21T09:54:02-05:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Comics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Telemarketing – Dave the Development Director
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