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[Podcast] Carter Crockett Talks Nonprofit Growth: Flourishing vs. Winning

Carter Crockett is an entrepreneur and a scholar who uses teachings from ancient philosophers to foster nonprofit growth. He works with startups and nonprofits to help people scale through storytelling, culture building and marketing strategies.  He’s a fractional CEO, or CMO, and kind of a marketing genius. He also has an interesting background as former…

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[Podcast] Jon Burgess on Celebrating Failure and Innovation in Nonprofits

We’re featuring Jon Burgess on The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser podcast. Jon has worked as a JAG in the Air Force, an Air Force lawyer and a marketing professional at Apple during some of the most important years of the company. Now, he’s using his knowledge as the Chief Publishing Officer at David C. Cook.  Jon…

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[Podcast] Jenni Chacko of Empart Talks Donor Segmentation and Growing Generosity

This week, we’re highlighting our insightful episode with Jenni Chacko, co-founder of Empart. Jenni tells the funny origin story of Empart and how prioritizing culture has helped them grow despite changing donor priorities. We also hear Jenni’s fundraising strategies, including donor segmentation. Listen to the entire episode below.  To learn more about Jenni, or Empart,…

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Nate Hughes leads donor relationships through partner programs.

[Podcast] Nate Hughes on Turning Donors into Partners through Intentional Relationships

Today on The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser podcast, we’re talking to Nate Hughes, VP of Partnerships at 1Mission. When we heard about Nate’s title, and his philosophy on donor relationships, we knew we had to sit him down to explain his approach to fundraising. The conversation did not disappoint.  Learn how Nate, and the entire 1Mission…

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We talk to Ryan Corry about authentic relations.

[Podcast] Ryan Corry on Authentic Donor Relations

The newest episode of The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser Podcast features Ryan Corry, Director of Development at St. Vincent de Paul. Ryan offers personal stories and specific examples of what inspires generosity in all donors: your own generosity. He talks about building authentic donor relations and how to create a vision for the future of your…

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Improve donor relationships with these strategies from Larry Johnson

[PODCAST] Larry Johnson Talks Donor Relations Best Practices for Nonprofits

This episode of The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser features Larry Johnson, founder of Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising. Larry offers insights about donor relations, how to transform your relationship with money and so much more. The best part comes at the end, when he tells a story of a big gift donor who changed the way…

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[Podcast] Beth Guckenberger: Fundraising and the Art of Nonprofit Storytelling

Storytelling is a major part of how brands connect with their audiences, but nonprofit storytelling is unique. It can be a major challenge to do it well so that you do more than just grow your donor base. We spoke with Beth Guckenberger who has been using storytelling to build relationships with her donors in…

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[Podcast] Adam Walker: What Makes a Great Nonprofit Website?

Most nonprofit organizations understand that a website is a key communication tool that helps them state their mission, share their successes, and keep their donors up to date. A nonprofit website is also a central tool for growing the donor base. That’s why it’s not enough to just check the box: “Yeah, we have a website.”…

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Challenging Nonprofit Leaders to Think Differently About Innovation

[Podcast] Heather Hiscox: Challenging Nonprofit Leaders to Think Differently About Innovation

In this episode, Gabe Cooper talks to Heather Hiscox – Co-founder and Co-director at Moves the Needle – about innovation and challenging how nonprofits think about growth, risk and continuous improvement.

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