I don’t have any data on this whatsoever but something tells me that a good number of fundraisers might lean left when it comes to politics.
But what about your donors? Do they lean left or right? Do you know? Could you be alienating them by assuming that their politics align with yours?
Here are 3 things you might want to consider as you engage with your supporters (according to Arthur C. Brooks book titled Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism):
It’s important to recognize that there are four main forces that are primarily responsible for making people charitable:
Bottom line: Whether you lean left or right, be very careful with your political discourse unless you are absolutely sure about your donors’ leanings. You never know who you might offend.
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