[From: https://www.amyeisenstein.com]

“Ask for money and you’ll get advice, but ask for advice and you’ll get money. The expression is a euphemism for “getting to know your donors.” It reminds us not to ask too soon. In other words, if you ask for money right away, you might get an earful — the donor will tell you all the reasons she can’t give.”

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