The Myth of Donor Burnout

Fundraising is Beautiful Podcast

A lot of fundraisers live in fear that they’ll talk to their donors too much and cause them to “burn out” … dry up and blow away … get annoyed and give less … or even stop giving forever.

Good news! That doesn’t really happen. In this program, we take a look at the grains of truth in the donor burnout myth that you should be paying attention to. But more important, we’ll help you break free from this debilitating belief that could be costing you a lot of revenue and donors.


Steven Screen is Co-Founder of The Better Fundraising Company and lead author of its blog. With over 25 years' fundraising experience, he gets energized by helping organizations understand how they can raise more money. He’s a second-generation fundraiser, a past winner of the Direct Mail Package of the Year, and data-driven.

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