How to Ask for Donations
the Best Way
Want to learn how to ask for donations in a way that’s authentic and comfortable? There’s no need to pretend to be someone you’re not when you ask for donations. Your organization deserves better. More importantly, you deserve better.
Learning how to ask for donations isn’t like selling a Vegematic or a Magic Mop or a used car. You may not believe it yet, but asking for donations can yield some of the most meaningful conversations you’ll ever have.
But to be most successful, asking for donations requires one key ingredient…
Best of all, knowing that you don’t have to be someone you’re not will make it much easier to get out and ask!
Armed with your Asking Style, you’ll join people like Amanda Swan who found that understanding her Asking Style gave her the confidence she needed to ask for large gifts. She recently wrote:
I want to let you know that your Asking Styles [material] gave me the confidence (the thing I struggle with most) to ask yesterday, face-to-face, a $50 donor that hadn’t given in 6 years for $25,000… successfully!