How to Avoid Donor Burnout

Why do donors get burnt out? How can you avoid contributor fatigue? What are the dangers of saying, “Thank you and…?” Karen covers all this and more in this video.




00:00 Reducing Donor Burnout

00:13 Why Do Donors Get Burnt Out?

00:24 Long Term Solution: Grow Your Community

00:35 Practice Just Saying “Thank you” and not “Thank you and…”

01: 10 What Are Your Critical Needs that Donors Must Fund?

01:33 What Do Donors Do Best? The Bok Towers Garden Example

01:59 Need More?

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis Consulting guides executive directors and CEOs to generate the resources, boards, and support they need to make remarkable progress on their missions. As the award-winning thought-leader, advisor, and founding principal of Karen Eber Davis Consulting, Karen helps nonprofit leaders get answers, generate revenue, and grow their mission. Davis is known for her innovation and practicality based on her work with or visits to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations and her experience leading board and team events. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.