NFL players have to play in big games, and some might talk a big game. But they’re not the only ones. Nonprofit fundraisers around the world have to talk a big game to secure the coveted donation to do more good. But it doesn’t always work out the way you plan. You might be making some unintentional penalties along the way.

Since our staff was already missing football season, we decided to compile some of the most common fundraising penalties your NPO might be making during the big ask.