How Will COVID 19 Impact Volunteer Management? Interview With Lori Gotlieb

  Today on Fundraising Superheroes we speak with special guest Lori Gotlieb on how the pandemic is impacting the management of our volunteers and how can we do better by our volunteer programs?   Lori is a prolific author on volunteer management best practices, contributing to the Volunteer Management Handbook, 2nd Edition. She was a recipient of the Linda Buchanan Award for Excellence in Volunteer Management and built and taught Humber’s...
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John Wong on How to Engage Youth for A More Vibrant and Sustainable Future Post COVID

  //   How can we move forward in a post pandemic future? How can organizations strive to do better and engage tomorrow’s leaders in the process?  These are questions John Wong and I discuss in today’s podcast. Understanding how today’s youth sees the future is an important step towards sustainability. It is  important to avoid using young people as a token and strive to genuinely do better by giving them an equal...
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Entering the Unknown: How to move Forward Through Covid with Annis Karpenko

  //   This week Annis Karpenko talked about community building and planning coming out of the pandemic. Annis is the Executive Director of Visual Arts Mississauga and has over 20 years experience in the industry. Her organization, like many others, is working their way through the pandemic and adapting by offering online programs and partnerships with other organizations.  We talked about planning when you’re unsure of what's next...
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Camp Blue Skies Created a Virtual Camp Experience in Just 5 Days!

// In today’s episode of Fundraising Superheroes we talk to Richard Sesler, the founder of Camp Blue Skies in Charlotte, North Carolina. They host camps for adults with disabilities to socialize and learn life skills. When Covid-19 hit they only had 5 days notice to create a virtual experience for their campers. We will walk you through the lessons learned that can be applied at any nonprofit needing to pivot their events quickly, including having a...
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Learn how to unlock your data and raise more funds with Mathew Dubins and Donor Science

  Mathew Dubin founded Donor Science to help nonprofits tap into their own data to develop smarter, evidence based strategies to raise more funds. He joined us on the podcast to tell us more about Donor Science and how he has helped his clients discover unlock insights about their donors.    In this episode we talk about using your donor data to create better marketing strategies that will save your organization both time and...
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Cause Vid is Making Donor Communications Come to Life With Their Video Messaging Software

//   Adam Wilbur and Sarah Mclellan joined us on the podcast to talk about Adam’s company Cause Vid and using it as a way to send personalized messages to donors. Sarah is the Director of Development at the Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA and a client of Adam's. Both have many years of nonprofit experience and shared how they use video to better communicate with their donors.  Official Transcript:  Sabrina: Hello and...
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Tony Lynch the Founder of Memories of Us Is Helping Men Find Strength in Grief

        Tony Lynch is the founder of Memories of Us, a nonprofit helping men cope with feelings of loss and grief. Having faced loss himself, Tony knows the challenges that come with facing grief. He spoke with us on the podcast to talk about his experiences working with his clients and discussing such heavy topics.  Official Transcript:  Sabrina: Hello and welcome to the Fundraising Superheroes podcast, a podcast...
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Laura Jorstad from NFP Partners Explains How to Plan Financially During Covid-19

  //   NFP Partners love taking on any financial challenge and helping their clients succeed. Laura Jostard NFP Partners Managing Principal joined us on the podcast to share some advice on audits and financial planning for nonprofits.     Official Transcript: Sabrina: Hello and welcome to Fundraising Superheroes, a podcast celebrating non for profit organizations and all the people that work to make the...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 26: Donor Engine and How a Donor Management Software Can Drastically Help Your Organization

  // Today we had Donor Engine’s very own Dave Saraiva on the show! Donor Engine came to life in 2016 after one of Dave’s nonprofit clients asked him to take the jump to make the software. It was always something he was interested in but that was the push needed to bring Donor Engine to life.  Dave explains that he wanted to create a management software that stood out from the rest. One that was easy to use and helped nonprofits...
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