Political Fundraising and the Power of the Word “No”

Nobody likes to hear “no,” especially in political fundraising. In and out of politics, too many people take rejection personally. But “no” is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it can be quite helpful. I know it may sound counterintuitive, but when a voter or donor says “no,” this is a good response. “No” tells […] Read more

Kelly on March 5, 2014

in Fundraising, Making the Ask

Asking for Money

Raising money for a political campaign is always difficult. Asking donors to give is not something many candidates enjoy, but it is something all need to do. How you approach fundraising and your attitude greatly affect your chances of success. Read more

Kelly on December 4, 2013

in Fundraising, Making the Ask