When I talk to fundraisers about monthly giving, they often mention charity: water.
The general operating rule we suggest in this situation is to serve the person whose interests and passions match those of yours.
During a global pandemic, just keeping a job can be tricky.
If you plan to have a career in fundraising, enjoy it. If you are not fully committed to this profession, change careers.
We have written about the power of “in-groups” and “out-groups.” Simply put, people define themselves in terms of social groupings and are quick to diminish others who aren’t a part of them. Those who share some defining characteristic(s) are part of our in-group, and those who don’t are in our out-group.