Don’t Over Promise To Give

By |September 1st, 2017|

Don’t over promise to give if you can’t deliver on your gift. Don’t over promise to give, even if you can deliver on your gift. Often nonprofits will want donors to commit to give a certain amount of money over an extended amount of time, say three to four years or even longer. The problem with long-term gift pledges are two-fold. First, the donor’s financial situation may change for the worse and then not be able to fully fulfill what they had originally planned to give. This brings shame, guilt and other feelings of donor regret. Second, a donor [...]