This article from www.afpglobal.org is written by David Langiulli.
Have you spent hours, days, and sometimes even months cultivating donor relationships, perfecting your storytelling, and developing personal communications strategies only to hear “no” when you make the ask? You’re not alone. Almost daily—if not daily—fundraisers deal with rejection. Some of us have heard “no” more times than we’d like to admit, and we sometimes view this as a personal affront. But what I want to share is this: