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By jakki05 - Aug 12 2015
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excellent topics, excellent discussions, guests are informatively!

Great topics!

By JNew12 - Aug 11 2014
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If you're looking for some of the basic fundraising principles with a twist of expert advice, this podcast is for you. I thoroughly enjoy Joe's topics, his in-depth coverage, and the expertise of his special guests. Excellent content for budding fundraisers.

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fundraising

By jakki05 - Aug 12 2015
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excellent topics, excellent discussions, guests are informatively!

Great topics!

By JNew12 - Aug 11 2014
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If you're looking for some of the basic fundraising principles with a twist of expert advice, this podcast is for you. I thoroughly enjoy Joe's topics, his in-depth coverage, and the expertise of his special guests. Excellent content for budding fundraisers.

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #22: How to Knock Your Next Capital Campaign Out of the Park

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What do you think when you hear the words, “capital campaign?”  Does that phrase send you dreaming of a new building for your organization, or perhaps the ability to hire new staff or buy new infrastructure?  Or, like many fundraisers, does the idea of a capital campaign make you grind your teeth and stay up worrying at night?

Our guest on today’s podcast is none other than The Fundraising Coach himself, Marc Pitman.  Marc is a veteran of dozens of successful capital campaigns, and in today’s episode he helps us learn the ins and outs of running a super-successful campaign.  Get ready to raise some money!

You can read more from Marc at his website TheFundraisingCoach.com and at his hub for online fundraising training at The Non-Profit Academy.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Mar 05 2015

54mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #23: The Power of Storytelling for Your Non-Profit

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Do you know the power of telling great stories?  Does your non-profit use storytelling to help it raise more money and build better relationships with donors?

Our guest on today’s podcast is Vanessa Chase, an expert in non-profit storytelling.  In addition to some great tips on collecting and sharing stories for your organization, Vanessa teaches us how to develop a culture of storytelling at non-profits big and small.  Join us for a great conversation!

You can read more from Vanessa at her site The Storytelling Non-Profit.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Mar 24 2015

29mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #18: Mastering Major Donor Fundraising

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Every non-profit I have ever come across wants to find more major donors to support its work.  How can an organization find, cultivate, and ask major donors for large gifts, particularly if the charity has only limited resources?

Today on  the podcast, we welcome Amy Eisenstein, AFCRE.  Amy walks us through a step-by-step strategy for finding and engaging more major donors, and teaches us how to build relationships with major givers that lead to lifelong giving.

After you listen, be sure to check out Amy’s site at Tri Point Fundraising!

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

May 20 2014

42mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #19: Understanding and Using the Fundraising Funnel at Your Non-Profit

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Using the four steps of the fundraising funnel are integral to building a sustainable development program at your non-profit.  If you want to find new donors and keep them giving more and bigger gifts to your organization year after year, you have to understand and use the fundraising funnel.

In this episode, we take a look at the four components of the fundraising funnel to see how you can apply them at your organization to help you raise the money you need to thrive.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Jul 23 2014

22mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #17: Writing Better Fundraising Appeal Letters

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Fundraising through the mail is one of the most popular yet misunderstood strategies in all of non-profit development.  Writing great appeal letters is part art and part science.  If it is done right, your organization can provide a significant boost to its bottom line.

Today on the podcast, we welcome Mazarine Treyz to talk about how your non-profit can write better fundraising appeal letters, reach more donors through the mail, and make your supporters feel like they are part of your team.

After you listen, be sure to visit Wild Woman Fundraising to check out everything Mazarine has to offer.  You can also find her on Twitter @wildwomanfund.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

May 07 2014

42mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #11: Getting Your Organization Ready to Raise More Money

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In this episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we talk to Sandy Rees.  Sandy is a well-known and well-respected fundraising consultant, coach and author, and the creator of the Get Fully Funded System for non-profits.

During the podcast, Sandy and I talk about what it means to make fundraising a priority at your organization, as well as how small and mid-sized non-profits can avoid feeling overwhelmed by development.  We also take a look at how to plan your fundraising infrastructure and effectively tell your story to donors and prospects.

Be sure to check out this great episode!

Once you’re done listening to the podcast, be sure to head over to Sandy’s site for lots of great articles and advice on raising the money your non-profit needs to thrive.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Jul 27 2013

33mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #14: How to Fundraise with Businesses for Mutual Benefit

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On this episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we’re joined by the expert on fundraising with businesses and cause marketing, Joe Waters.

If you think that fundraising with businesses is limited to seeking event sponsorships or perhaps a corporate grant, think again.  In this info-packed episode, Joe Waters teaches us all about how to partner with businesses to raise far more money than a simple yearly donation, and how to grow relationships with companies that stand the test of time.

You can learn more about fundraising with businesses and cause marketing at Joe’s blog Selfish Giving, as well as on his outstanding Pinterest page.  You can also follow Joe on Twitter and be sure to check out his newest book, Fundraising with Businesses: 40 New and Improved Strategies for Non-Profits.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Jan 18 2014

26mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #15: Motivating Your Board to Raise More Money

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One of the most common questions we receive from fundraisers is how to get a board of directors more enthusiastic about raising money.  Is it really possible for board members to be excited about – and good at – fundraising?

On today’s episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we get answers from Gail Perry, author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion Into Action.  During our conversation, Gail talks about ways your non-profit can successfully work with your board to raise more money for your organization.

You can learn more about getting your board fired-up and ready to raise more money on Gail’s blog.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Feb 10 2014

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #20: The True Fundraising Purpose of Your Website

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Do you ever wonder if you are using your non-profit’s website correctly?  Do you wish you could raise more money online?  The truth is that most non-profit organizations do not understand the true fundraising purpose of their website and online presence.

In today’s podcast, we talk about the real best use of your website when it comes to raising money, as well as share some tips for using that function to effectively raise money.  Watch out!  This podcast just might change the way you think about online fundraising forever!

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Oct 02 2014

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #21: How to Build Strong Donor Relationships Online

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The donor cultivation funnel isn’t just for offline fundraising.  Non-profits can and should be building strong relationships with their donors online (including through e-mail, social media and on  their organization’s website).  Great online cultivation leads to more donors, bigger gifts, and better donor relationships.

In today’s podcast, online fundraising and marketing expert John Haydon teaches us how to supercharge our online cultivation efforts and gives plenty of examples of what’s working… right now… for non-profits around the world.  This episode is packed with useful, ready-to-implement information for your non-profit.  Get out your pen and paper, and get ready to take some notes!

You can get more great information from John on his website, JohnHaydon.com or by connecting with him on Twitter @JohnHaydon

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Jan 22 2015

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #28: Quick Rules for Successful Silent Auctions

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Silent auctions can be a very effective way to raise many for non-profits… but they can also be time consuming and stressful if they’re not done the right way.

In today’s podcast, we go over eight quick rules for more successful silent auctions, and show you how to keep your event organized and profitable.  For even more tips on running auction events, check out The Silent Auction Handbook.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Jan 11 2016

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #27: How to Launch and Run a Successful Planned Giving Program

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Planned giving is one of those things that most non-profits are interested in… but never really take the time to focus on.  Setting up a planned giving program seems scary, complicated and time-consuming, so many non-profits put it on the back burner.

The good news is that launching a successful planned giving program is possible for any non-profit (including smaller organizations) and does not need to be overly complicated or resource-intensive.  During this podcast, we take a look at why planned giving matters for every non-profit, and how your organization can easily launch a successful planned giving campaign.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Nov 11 2015

13mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #26: Using Technology to Supercharge Your Non-Profit Fundraising

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One of the biggest changes in non-profit fundraising over the past three decades is the advent of cheap, powerful technology to help organizations communicate with donors and raise money online.

Advances in non-profit technology have been a huge blessing for most organizations, but they have also been a curse, because many fundraisers can get overwhelmed by the sheer number of tools and data that are available to them.

In today’s podcast, we’re joined by Amy Sample Ward, the CEO of NTEN (The Non-Profit Technology Network).  Amy is one of the non-profit technology world’s most influential voices, and during this episode she helps us cut through the clutter to learn how to bet use technology to supercharge our organizations.

To read more about non-profit technology or connect with Amy, visit AmySampleWard.org or NTEN (The Non-Profit Technology Network).  You can connect with Amy on Twitter @amyrsward.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Sep 14 2015

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #25: Understanding Charity Registration

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Whether they know it or not, most non-profits in the United States are required to register in the states where they carry out fundraising solicitations.  But what exactly constitutes a “fundraising solicitation?” and how do you know where your non-profit is required to register?

Our guest today is one of the country’s foremost experts on charity registration.  Tony Martignetti is the founder of Martignetti Planned Gift Advisors, the host of Tony Martignetti Non-Profit Radio, and the author of Charity Registration: State-by-State Guidelines for Compliance.   Listen to this episode to learn everything you need to know about charity registration for your non-profit!

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Jul 25 2015

39mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #24: Tips and Tricks for Raising More Money through Non-Profit Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding is one of the fastest growing segments of the non-profit fundraising world… as well it should be.  It is a powerful way to raise more money and expand the reach of your non-profit organization.

Our guest on today’s podcast is Dana Ostomel, an expert in running successful crowdfunding campaigns.  During our conversation, Dana provided some great strategies and tips for how any non-profit – including yours – can raise a significant amount through a strong crowdfunding campaign.  Don’t miss this episode!

You can learn more about Dana and get more great crowdfunding tips on her site Deposit a Gift.  Also, during the podcast, Dana mentioned that she’s offering Fundraising Authority Podcast listeners a free packet of materials and a free 20 minute crowdfunding coaching call.  Click here to e-mail Dana and get your free goodies!

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

May 12 2015

47mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #23: The Power of Storytelling for Your Non-Profit

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Do you know the power of telling great stories?  Does your non-profit use storytelling to help it raise more money and build better relationships with donors?

Our guest on today’s podcast is Vanessa Chase, an expert in non-profit storytelling.  In addition to some great tips on collecting and sharing stories for your organization, Vanessa teaches us how to develop a culture of storytelling at non-profits big and small.  Join us for a great conversation!

You can read more from Vanessa at her site The Storytelling Non-Profit.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Mar 24 2015

29mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #22: How to Knock Your Next Capital Campaign Out of the Park

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What do you think when you hear the words, “capital campaign?”  Does that phrase send you dreaming of a new building for your organization, or perhaps the ability to hire new staff or buy new infrastructure?  Or, like many fundraisers, does the idea of a capital campaign make you grind your teeth and stay up worrying at night?

Our guest on today’s podcast is none other than The Fundraising Coach himself, Marc Pitman.  Marc is a veteran of dozens of successful capital campaigns, and in today’s episode he helps us learn the ins and outs of running a super-successful campaign.  Get ready to raise some money!

You can read more from Marc at his website TheFundraisingCoach.com and at his hub for online fundraising training at The Non-Profit Academy.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Mar 05 2015

54mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #21: How to Build Strong Donor Relationships Online

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The donor cultivation funnel isn’t just for offline fundraising.  Non-profits can and should be building strong relationships with their donors online (including through e-mail, social media and on  their organization’s website).  Great online cultivation leads to more donors, bigger gifts, and better donor relationships.

In today’s podcast, online fundraising and marketing expert John Haydon teaches us how to supercharge our online cultivation efforts and gives plenty of examples of what’s working… right now… for non-profits around the world.  This episode is packed with useful, ready-to-implement information for your non-profit.  Get out your pen and paper, and get ready to take some notes!

You can get more great information from John on his website, JohnHaydon.com or by connecting with him on Twitter @JohnHaydon

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Jan 22 2015

1hr 1min

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #20: The True Fundraising Purpose of Your Website

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Do you ever wonder if you are using your non-profit’s website correctly?  Do you wish you could raise more money online?  The truth is that most non-profit organizations do not understand the true fundraising purpose of their website and online presence.

In today’s podcast, we talk about the real best use of your website when it comes to raising money, as well as share some tips for using that function to effectively raise money.  Watch out!  This podcast just might change the way you think about online fundraising forever!

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Oct 02 2014

20mins

Play

Fundraising Authority Podcast #19: Understanding and Using the Fundraising Funnel at Your Non-Profit

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Using the four steps of the fundraising funnel are integral to building a sustainable development program at your non-profit.  If you want to find new donors and keep them giving more and bigger gifts to your organization year after year, you have to understand and use the fundraising funnel.

In this episode, we take a look at the four components of the fundraising funnel to see how you can apply them at your organization to help you raise the money you need to thrive.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Jul 23 2014

22mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #18: Mastering Major Donor Fundraising

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Every non-profit I have ever come across wants to find more major donors to support its work.  How can an organization find, cultivate, and ask major donors for large gifts, particularly if the charity has only limited resources?

Today on  the podcast, we welcome Amy Eisenstein, AFCRE.  Amy walks us through a step-by-step strategy for finding and engaging more major donors, and teaches us how to build relationships with major givers that lead to lifelong giving.

After you listen, be sure to check out Amy’s site at Tri Point Fundraising!

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

May 20 2014

42mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #17: Writing Better Fundraising Appeal Letters

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Fundraising through the mail is one of the most popular yet misunderstood strategies in all of non-profit development.  Writing great appeal letters is part art and part science.  If it is done right, your organization can provide a significant boost to its bottom line.

Today on the podcast, we welcome Mazarine Treyz to talk about how your non-profit can write better fundraising appeal letters, reach more donors through the mail, and make your supporters feel like they are part of your team.

After you listen, be sure to visit Wild Woman Fundraising to check out everything Mazarine has to offer.  You can also find her on Twitter @wildwomanfund.

Please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

May 07 2014

42mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #16: Stewarding Your Donors

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We all know we should be stewarding our donors.  Yet, donor retention rates for most non-profits remain abysmally low.  Most organizations say they know that their current donors are their best prospects for future gifts, but so many still think a thank-you card is enough.

On today’s episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we welcome Pamela Grow to the show to talk about how non-profits can steward their donors the right way.  Listen in to the conversation to learn more about how you can better retain, upgrade and steward donors at your non-profit.

Be sure to check out all of the great information, articles and resources from Pam at PamelaGrow.com!  And, as mentioned in the podcast, click here to get your copy of Pam’s new Donor Love Toolkit!

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Mar 17 2014

34mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #15: Motivating Your Board to Raise More Money

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One of the most common questions we receive from fundraisers is how to get a board of directors more enthusiastic about raising money.  Is it really possible for board members to be excited about – and good at – fundraising?

On today’s episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we get answers from Gail Perry, author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion Into Action.  During our conversation, Gail talks about ways your non-profit can successfully work with your board to raise more money for your organization.

You can learn more about getting your board fired-up and ready to raise more money on Gail’s blog.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Feb 10 2014

24mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #14: How to Fundraise with Businesses for Mutual Benefit

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On this episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we’re joined by the expert on fundraising with businesses and cause marketing, Joe Waters.

If you think that fundraising with businesses is limited to seeking event sponsorships or perhaps a corporate grant, think again.  In this info-packed episode, Joe Waters teaches us all about how to partner with businesses to raise far more money than a simple yearly donation, and how to grow relationships with companies that stand the test of time.

You can learn more about fundraising with businesses and cause marketing at Joe’s blog Selfish Giving, as well as on his outstanding Pinterest page.  You can also follow Joe on Twitter and be sure to check out his newest book, Fundraising with Businesses: 40 New and Improved Strategies for Non-Profits.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Jan 18 2014

26mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #13: How Small Non-Profits Can Find and Cultivate Donors and Sponsors

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Today on the podcast, we welcome Heather Stewart from Activate Fundraising.  Heather talked with me about small non-profits, and how they can leverage their limited time and resources to find and cultivate donors and sponsors.

Believe it or not, in some ways, smaller non-profits have an advantage over larger organizations, because they can easily fix what isn’t working for them, without having to deal with extra layers of bureaucracy.  Whether your non-profit is small, large, or in between, you’re sure to learn a lot about donor cultivation from Heather in this episode.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Nov 06 2013

34mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #12: How to Thank Your Donors the Right Way

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In this episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we talk to Claire Axelrad from Clairification.  Claire is the expert on how to build better relationships and raise more money through better thanking.

That’s right… you can actually raise more money for your organization if you develop a better strategy for thanking your donors.  In this episode, Claire tells us how.  We also talk about how to thank donors who give online, and Claire issues a challenge to non-profits for how quickly they should be getting thank you letters out the door.  See how your organization measures up!

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Oct 04 2013

40mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #11: Getting Your Organization Ready to Raise More Money

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In this episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, we talk to Sandy Rees.  Sandy is a well-known and well-respected fundraising consultant, coach and author, and the creator of the Get Fully Funded System for non-profits.

During the podcast, Sandy and I talk about what it means to make fundraising a priority at your organization, as well as how small and mid-sized non-profits can avoid feeling overwhelmed by development.  We also take a look at how to plan your fundraising infrastructure and effectively tell your story to donors and prospects.

Be sure to check out this great episode!

Once you’re done listening to the podcast, be sure to head over to Sandy’s site for lots of great articles and advice on raising the money your non-profit needs to thrive.

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Jul 27 2013

33mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #10: 5 Fundraising Myths Debunked

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There’s a lot of misinformation out there about fundraising strategies and tactics.  In this episode of the podcast, we take a look at five of the most common fundraising myths to see why they’re wrong and get tips on the right way to raise more money.

Check out all five myths, and see if your non-profit has fallen victim to them!

Note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is also available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Jun 20 2013

15mins

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Fundraising Authority Podcast #9: Figuring Out Your Asking Style

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In this episode of The Fundraising Authority Podcast, I talk with the amazing Andrea Kihlstedt, the co-founder of Asking Matters and the author of the new book Asking Styles: Harness Your Personal Fundraising Power.

Andrea has come up with a new and, I think, essential tool for non-profit fundraisers: the Asking Styles Assessment, which helps fundraisers figure out the asking style that best suits them (and best of all, taking the assessment is free!)  During the podcast, Andrea explains the system and styles and talks about how knowing your asking style will help you make more effective asks.

Also, please note that The Fundraising Authority Podcast is available on iTunes. To subscribe or listen via iTunes, click here.

Feb 22 2013

37mins

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