Rory Green

Ask-phobia: how to overcome ask aversion

by Rory Green

If the thought of asking someone for money, in person, over the phone, or in a letter, makes you break out in a sweat here are five simple tips from Rory Green to help you out.

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About the author

Rory Green has been fundraising since the age of 10, when she volunteered to help run her school’s annual bike-a-thon for juvenile cancer research. Fundraising became her vocation at 14, when she lost a friend to leukaemia. Rory Green has been in the philanthropic sector for over eight years and is currently the associate director, Advancement for the Faculty of Applied Science at Simon Fraser University. Rory has also worked in major and corporate giving at BCIT and the Canadian Cancer Society. Her passion is donors. How to listen to them. How to talk to them. How to help them feel better about themselves through philanthropy than they ever thought possible. In her spare time Rory is the founder and editor of Fundraiser Grrl, the fundraising community’s go-to source for comic relief.