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But now, you may be starting to sweat thinking about how you 'should' ask for money, but think you can't. It can be nerve wracking to ask.

The fear of asking for money is like hearing a sound in the night-- the dangers are mostly in your imagination

One of the big reasons for this is what we are taught about money-- first, that it is bad taste to talk about money... sort of like bringing up the topic of sex!

Kim Klein, a dynamic fund raising expert, says that the fear of asking for money is like hearing a sound in the night-- the dangers are mostly in your imagination, and if you check them out, you can relax. A good resource for this is You Can Do It: a Volunteer's Guide to Raising Money For Your Group in Words and Pictures, by Vicki Quatmann. It gives some specific tips on how to get over the fear of asking for money, and is an easy read.