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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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Mobilize your donors by having a clear plan before disaster strikes.

[Podcast] John Lyon: Mobilizing Donors for Global Emergency Response Efforts

We may never know when disaster will strike. However, with the right team and proper planning, your nonprofit can make a huge impact in disaster relief. We learn how to put those plans and processes in place to mobilize donors immediately on this week’s episode of The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser podcast. Our guest is John…

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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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The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser Podcast - Carly Berna

[Podcast] Carly Berna – Raising Awareness Through Broadcast and Beyond

This week’s episode of The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser Podcast is about the art of nonprofit marketing. Host Gabe Cooper welcomes Carly Berna, the Director of Marketing at Jewish Voice, a faith-based organization that provides humanitarian aid and medical care to impoverished Jewish communities and their neighbors in Africa, Asia and Israel. Gabe and Carly discuss…

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The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser Podcast - Trent Dunham

[Podcast] Trent Dunham – Dunham + Company

Closing the Impact Gap of Nonprofits There are countless nonprofits around that world that aren’t reaching their full potential, with a gap widening between what their impact is and what it could be. Trent Dunham believes these organizations are often weighed down by misconceptions about the fundraising process, including donors’ giving habits. As president of…

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The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser Podcast - OneHope

[Podcast] Nicole Johansson and Sheryl Root – OneHope

Developing a Culture of Giving at OneHope Today’s nonprofits set audacious goals to make the world a better place. That certainly is the case for OneHope, an organization that works with churches, ministries, local governments, and schools to present the Gospel’s message to children. The nonprofit has its sights set high, planning to reach 112…

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The modern nonprofit fundraising podcast - Emily Lesko

[Podcast] Emily Lesko – VP of Digital Business Solutions at iDonate

Using Data to Unlock Great Giving Experiences Check out the teaser video and scroll to the bottom for the full episode. This week, Emily Lesko, VP of Digital Business Solutions at iDonate, joined host Gabe Cooper on The Modern Nonprofit Fundraiser podcast to discuss how to create an unforgettable donor experience. In this episode, Gabe…

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