Thanking Donors: It’s Not Manners, It’s Science

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A study by Dr. Monica Bartlett of Gonzaga University and Dr. Lisa Williams of the University of South Wales suggests that simply thanking someone may make them perceive you as more “warm” and feel more willing to continue interacting with you. The findings will be published in Emotion, a psychology journal that features original research, case studies, and theoretical discussion. The study supports what many development professionals already know: saying “thank you” is a simple but vital step in fundraising.

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