Have your donors become too good of friends?
Have you every had a donor relationship turn into more of a friendship? And then when it came time to ask for a gift, it felt awkward or perhaps even a bit icky? How did you handle that?
In today’s video, Sandy Rees from Get Fully Funded.com shares a story with you about a time this happened. Because the donor had become good friends, it was very awkward for the head of an organization to ask his “friend” for money. Sandy tells you how they overcame the unease of the situation and has some takeaways for you from this particular example.
If you have any stories or advice around relationships with donors, please share them in a comment box under the video. Your nonprofit friends will appreciate it.
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