The first time a donor gives to your non-profit should not be the first time they say “yes” to your organization. Many fundraisers mistakenly think that the only way prospective donors can invest in their non-profit is by making a financial … [Read more...] about Get Your Donors to Invest in Your Non-Profit – Before You Ask Them for Money
Making Better Asks
In working with hundreds of non-profits over the years, one of the biggest issues I have found is that most organizations aren’t making enough in-person asks. Most non-profits are asking for donations regularly. They’re asking through appeal … [Read more...] about Asking for Donations Without Stress or Fear
When creating donor ask systems at your non-profit, it is important to remember this basic fact: not all asks are created equal. At many small and mid-sized organizations, when the topic of donor asks comes up, someone (often a member of the … [Read more...] about Hierarchy of Fundraising Asks: What is the Most Effective Way to Ask?