How is it that we can know without a shred of doubt that face-to-face solicitation is the most effective, least costly method of fundraising, and still refuse to do it? Lack of time? Fear of rejection? Whatever the reason, we have to start taking this seriously and making it a regular priority and habit. Read our blog to discover two things you can do to support yourself in this.
The art of conversation is a critical skill for the professional fundraiser. Whether we are soliciting, cultivating, thanking, informing, or educating, we are constantly engaged in conversation with donors, potential donors, ambassadors, board members, staff and volunteers. So how do we improve our ability to engage in this critically important activity? In this blog post, I’ll share Six Steps to More Meaningful Conversations with Our Donors.