How to annoy people when fundraising

... or how NOT to annoy people when asking for a donation

What is the best way NOT to annoy people when asking for donations?

I get asked this question a LOT.

Many people get hung up on this question when they’re starting their apostolate, and I get it!

The last thing you want to do is ANNOY someone.

I can answer this question in two ways. First, you have to look at what annoys people. Then, you look at what does not annoy people.

You should know about essential information, and you’re better off thinking about this BEFORE you start sending appeal letters.

Here’s what I mean:

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Want to fundraise more for your Catholic apostolate?

Make sure to get your free copy of ‘The 10 Commandment of Catholic Fundraising’. It’s a book that highlights the ten tasks you should do to keep you focused on your mission and hit your fundraising target, every time.

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Brice was born and raised Catholic. After enjoying a successful career in technology consulting with Accenture and PriceWaterhouseCoopers in cities across the United States (Dallas, San Francisco, Paris, Abu Dhabi, and London) around the world, he left it to help his Catholic diocese in London, England with a fundraising campaign. The campaign went on to raise over $60 million, the largest sum ever raised for the diocese and in the United Kingdom.

Learning from professional fundraisers, he figured out the basics and then left the diocese to focus on what he loves most: building Catholic charities that change the culture, save lives, and save souls.

Brice currently lives in Texas and travels the world helping Catholics fundraise. This website is where he shares what he is doing and how he is raising funds for Catholic causes and missions. That way you can move more quickly with your next appeal.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic. Mother Mary and Saint Joseph, protect us as we announce the good news of God's beloved Son, Jesus Christ.