The SPIRIT of Fundraising!

By |December 1st, 2017|

The SPIRIT of fundraising is often in direct conflict with the SPIRIT of generosity. Now not all fundraising professionals and development teams are like this, but many of them are. The Spirit of fundraising often starts with a Solicitation. Do donors even want to be solicited for money? Second, fundraising professional want to Partner with you, the donor. Do donors need a partner in order to give philanthropically? Third, not always, but often pitches for fundraising among most charities entail an Irrational emotionalism. They want to prey upon your heart strings so that you’ll be compelled emotionally to give. [...]