Tag Archives: Religion

Lost Opportunities

The sad thing I have to say about this incident, is that it is far more common than not, to have an organization’s representative leave after their speech rather than to stay for the entire service or meeting and talk after, let alone come down to coffee hour and meet people who want to meet them.   Continue reading

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Questions You Should Ask When You’re Face to Face Pt. 2 (Getting a bit More Personal)

These questions are meant to help you identify issues that will help determine the donor’s capacity to give, and they can also prevent a potential faux pas in your relationship with your supporter in the future. Continue reading

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If You Can’t Support the Cause, Don’t Take the Job

I know a lot of fundraising professionals.  Some fundraising professionals are like myself.  They are effective fundraisers because they are passionate about the causes they support.  They have a deep connection to the mission, and that connection drives them to … Continue reading

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