Donors don’t naturally want to meet with fundraisers. Only when you’re building a partnership with them do they become interested.
This is a great time to make deep connections with your donors – if you’re willing to be appropriately vulnerable.
You could look at this period of forced social distancing as a hindrance, or you can see it as an opportunity to build a deeper relationship.
Here are some thoughts and suggestions on how to behave with donors during the coronavirus health crisis.
When you talk to or meet with a donor, make sure you record it afterward. Remembering what happened is important!
A phone call to a donor goes so much better when you’ve planned it out generally ahead of time.