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Sherry Quam Taylor

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Sherry Quam Taylor, Securing LARGE Donations

The Influential Nonprofit

Sherry Quam Taylor teaches nonprofit CEOs and their teams how to break free from traditional fundraising models and activities that limit growth and never secure enough money to fulfill their organization’s vision. She helps teams become less dependent on program, government, and event gifts by helping them learn how to secure large, investment-level donations from individuals. The leaders she works with are high-performing experts in their field but desire an overall financing model that will truly scale their organization’s impact, give them a larger amount of unrestricted funding for overhead, and maximize every hour their teams spend raising revenue. She helps them learn the exact steps to pivot into a mid-and major level gift program that feels comfortable, empowers their advancement team, and fully funds their mission for the long-haul. She does this nationally through private, one-on-one coaching. Key Takeaways:When we invest in ourselves, invest in our people, then that flows out for the benefit of your donors and target groups. Leave your misconceptions in the past to allow room for growth in your organizationThis pandemic showed just how sudden international crises can appear and budgeting for growth also means budgeting for mobility and reaction in times of crisis. Put together a budget that actually represents what your organization needs, not just the minimum “You got to sit at the table and confidently share what you need without you deciding the donor can’t do it.” - Sherry Quam Taylor Reach out to Sherry at:Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherryqtaylor Website:https://www.quamtaylor.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherryquamtaylor Be more confident, credible & convincing to your board & supporters without feeling rejected, ineffective, or pushy.Learn to manage your mindset, lead yourself and others more effectively and have the meaningful conversations that drive your most important work. Get your free starter kit today atwww.theinfluentialnonprofit.com

59mins

6 May 2021

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Sherry Quam Taylor On Fully Funding Your Mission

Responsive Fundraising

Sherry Quam Taylor joins the Responsive Fundraising Podcast to share her philosophy for helping nonprofits get fully funded. Sherry teaches nonprofit leaders how to pivot from a heavy dependence on program, government, and event gifts and into securing large, investment-level donations from individuals so they can finally fund their missions. The leaders Sherry works with are experts in their field, but when it comes to individual donor fundraising, they’ve simply never been trained on how to do it, so it feels uncomfortable and frustrating. She helps them learn the exact steps to launch a mid- and major level gift program that feels comfortable, involves less dread, and fully funds their mission for the long-haul. She does this nationally through her private coaching and her 90-day LET’S GROW fundraising accelerator. https://www.quamtaylor.com/about-us https://www.quamtaylor.com/letsgrow 

38mins

8 Oct 2020

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Standing and Owning w/ Sherry Quam Taylor

Captivate the Room

Welcome to the show! I'm super excited to have you with me today.  Today, I've got a business friend and former client with me that I truly adore, Sherry Quam Taylor. Get ready because Sherry is going to amaze you with all the ways she is navigating her business and finding even more success not only with her voice but by listening to others voices. Sherry is an expert in her work with non-profits and today we are talking about all things non-profit, business, voice, and finding success in a turbulent time. Sherry is an outstanding public speaker and has really learned to use her voice to take people on an emotional journey while she reveals the most amazing version of herself.  But, what I find super interesting is how she is navigating business across the board by what she hears in other's voices. Sherry is a gift to the world and even if you aren't in the non-profit space you don't want to miss what she has to say.  If you are in the non-profit space, listen up! I'm delighted to have worked with her, I'm honored to be her friend. *Don't forget, leave a review for the podcast and you will join me for a FREE live online coaching call. Guest Bio Sherry Quam Taylor teaches nonprofit leaders how to pivot from a heavy dependence on program, government, and event gifts and into securing large, investment-level donations from individuals so they can finally fund their missions. The leaders she works with are experts in their field, but when it comes to individual donor fundraising, they’ve simply never been trained on how to do it, so it feels uncomfortable and frustrating. She helps them learn the exact steps to launch a mid- and major level gift program that feels comfortable involves less dread, and fully funds their mission for the long-haul. She does this nationally through her private coaching and her 90-day LET’S GROW fundraising accelerator. You can find Sherry over on Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherryquamtaylor/ 

56mins

29 Sep 2020

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Challenge the Fundraising Status Quo with Sherry Quam Taylor

Successful Nonprofits Podcast

Sherry Quam Taylor says it’s time to push against common fundraising misconceptions and start telling donors what your nonprofit really needs! Do your staff need raises? Tell your donor! Do you need a technology upgrade? Tell your donor! Do you need to funnel a little extra money into fundraising this year? Tell your donor! Listen in on our conversation with Sherry to learn how actually sharing the nitty-gritty of what you need can help your organization double or even triple its incoming donations. Get tips for building your needs-based budget and how to confidently share it with your donors so that you don’t leave any money sitting on the table!

42mins

20 Aug 2020

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#17: Sherry Quam Taylor — How to find and secure larger gifts in your existing donor file

The Build Good Podcast

The last five months have shown us how volatile revenue streams can be. Almost overnight, nonprofit leaders had to figure out how to become less dependent on event revenue, grants from foundations and government grants. The best way to protect your organization from future volatility is to build a more resilient fundraising engine — one that focuses on leading individual donors already in your donor base to giving their best gift every year.On today's episode, we’ll hear from Sherry Quam Taylor. Sherry is a nonprofit fundraising coach who helps organizations of all sizes secure larger individual donations from those already in their existing donor base. She started her own business working with executive directors, development directors, and board members to help them create a funding model so all their hard work would yield the maximum return possible. Fundraising and donor development takes discipline but can have massive rewards when we focus our energy in the right direction. Your existing donor file has gold hidden within it. And with the right tools, you’ll be able to mine and uncover all this untapped opportunity. Sherry will equip you to do this and help you identify donors who can, and want to, give more while taking your relationships with donors from transactional to deep, personal and genuine. Sherry demonstrates how to have conversations with your donors to inspire and motivate them towards greater passion for your organization's goals and deeper generosity to fulfill those goals. Today we’ll cover: [6:57] - Leading your donors to give their best gift possible[10:35] - Strategies and tips to learn what your donor’s best gift is.[13:50] - How to find the untapped opportunities amongst your current donor file[20:50] - The importance of discipline and rhythms in cultivating your donors best gift[25:09] - How to customize and tailor your communication to all your different donors[28:08] - Identifying where, how and why donor money is being left on the table[32:10] - How to encourage and engage with your mid-level donors[35:05] - What a ‘gift chart’ is and why you should be using one[37:05] - How to move from a transactional relationship to a deeper, personal relationship with your donors[39:53] - Encouragement for fundraisers who feel like now is not the time to pursue donorsSherry would love to connect with you. You can find her at her website, Her linkedin, and on twitterJoin in our mission to help others build good in the world by rating and sharing this podcast on all major platforms. You can do that by clicking here. 

50mins

12 Aug 2020

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Major Gifts for Small Nonprofits, Sherry Quam Taylor

Nonprofit SnapCast

Sherry Quam Taylor is back for another episode. This time we talk about what it means to be a small nonprofit shop that is looking to improve its major gifts agenda. We talk about where to start, and where emerging nonprofit leaders might prioritize their fundraising energies and time. We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot website or the Wellspring Nonprofit Resource website. The Nonprofit SnapCast records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta.

27 Apr 2020

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The Masterminds Series: Sherry Quam Taylor

The DonorSearch Masterminds Series

Sherry Quam Taylor teaches nonprofit leaders how to pivot from small-dollar donations to securing larger, investment-level donations so they can finally fund their missions. The leaders she works with are experts in their field, but when it comes to individual donor fundraising, they’ve simply never been trained on how to do it, so it feels uncomfortable and frustrating. She helps them learn the exact steps to launch a mid- and major level gift program that feels comfortable, involves less dread, and fully funds their mission for the long-haul.

22mins

15 Apr 2020

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Pandemic Fundraising, Talking Crisis with Sherry Quam Taylor

Nonprofit SnapCast

SPECIAL EPISODE: A quick conversation with Sherry Quam Taylor about the importance of (and tips for) fundraising during times of crisis. We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot website or the Wellspring Nonprofit Resource website. The Nonprofit SnapCast records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta.

8 Apr 2020

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Sherry Quam Taylor on Investment-Level Donors

Fundraising Voices from RNL

Bringing your supporters to a level of true investment is absolutely keep to meeting your goals of philanthropic support. Sherry Quam Taylor knows this and works with fundraisers every day to help them better engage donors to step up to a level of leadership investment. Check out Sherry at: https://www.quamtaylor.com/

28mins

2 Mar 2020

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161: Don't Worry, Individual Giving is Down - Sherry Quam Taylor

Using the Whole Whale - A Nonprofit Podcast

Sherry Quam Taylor works with small to medium-sized nonprofits to jump-start their fundraising, aiding the transition from small individual donations to large foundational gifts. Tune in as we investigate the current paradox in giving trends, the importance of data-backed figures, and how to really run your nonprofit like a business.   Individual giving in 2018 declined 1.1% (adjusted inflation 3.4%) according to the annual Giving USA Trends report.  Spoiler alert: the sky is not falling. Sherry Quam Taylor teaches nonprofit leaders how to pivot from small-dollar donations to securing larger, investment-level donations so they can finally fund their missions. The leaders she works with are experts in their field, but when it comes to individual donor fundraising, they’ve simply never been trained on how to do it, so it feels uncomfortable and frustrating. She helps them learn the exact steps to launch a mid- and major level gift program that feels comfortable, involves less dread, and fully funds their mission for the long-haul. She does this nationally through her private coaching and her 90-day LET’S GROW fundraising accelerator. Website: www.QuamTaylor.comSherry's 90-Day LET'S GROW Fundraising Accelerator: www.QuamTaylor.com/letsgrow

37mins

3 Feb 2020

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