According to Eva E. Aldrich and Tyrone M. Freeman, associate directors of The Fundraising School of The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, introverted people can bring a lot to the table when it comes to fundraising. Speaking at the 48th AFP International Conference on Fundraising, they said that harnessing their strengths can be helpful for organizations.
Here are some of those strengths:
- Relationship building.
- Reaching out.
- Reflecting, and the acting.
- Managing their energy.
- Exploring roles.
- Allow them time for thinking and reflection.
- Make space in the conversation.
- Make time for relationships, and solitude.