Fundraising Mistakes and Promoting Giving: Lessons From City Philanthropy
Unfortunately I still hear horror stories from donors and their advisors about their experiences with fundraisers and charities. Giving should be a joy, but sadly this isn’t always the case. The inability for fundraisers or charities to thank donors is also surprisingly common. Some don’t even bother and only re-contact a donor when they make another appeal for funds. It’s quite astounding that such a basic thing as “thanks” is executed so poorly.