Introducing Imam Zijad Delic, a very well known fundraiser in Canada, who has developed a unique specialization in raising funds from a congregationContinue reading
What strategy does imam Zijad follow when raising funds from a crowd? How does he keep them engaged, tuned in, and above all interested in giving?Continue reading
It is typical that fundraisers start asking for donations at a large amount and then decrease this amount gradually.
But, where does one start and when does one move to the next amount? Is there any homework to be done prior to a fundraiser?
As an imam or board member, it could be a very tense period right after a Jumuah prayer when you want to raise funds while people are quickly leaving the Masjid heading back to their workplaces.
What strategy can you use to maximize your gains during this short period of time?
While fundraising, does asking and asking over and over again pay off? Some people argue that people get turned off by an imam constantly asking for donations, but if people still end up giving, then isn’t it worth it?
The simple rule is, if you don’t ask, you won’t get anything. But how should you apply it?
It’s not easy standing in front of a large crowd and ‘begging’ for money. People handle pressure differently. Find out how imam Zijad Delic maintains his composure and stays focused on the uneasy task of fundraising in front of a large crowd.Continue reading