Karen Link on Building Resiliency While Coping with the “New Normal”

  //   How have your daily operations changed since March? Whether it’s you had to adapt to working from home, taking extra precautions or trying new ideas we all had to be resilient in some capacity over the last few months. Facing new challenges means finding ways to work through them and bounce back, but what does that mean when we’re defining a new normal? Karen Link is the Executive Director of Volunteer Alberta and has been...
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City Kidz Founder Todd Bender on Finding Success and Growing Across Canada

    //   Todd Bender didn’t always run a nonprofit. In fact, although he originally went to bible school in the hopes of becoming a minister, now he runs City Kidz , an organization helping children in poverty by showing them they aren’t alone.  After meeting a young boy named Shawn, Todd knew this was his calling and devoted his life to growing his organization. He has learned some incredible lessons along the way,...
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Take the Major Gifts Challenge with Special Guest Amy Einstein

    //   How much time are you dedicating to major gifts a week? Well, fundraising consultant and industry legend Amy Eisenstein suggests  that committing 5 hours each week to your major gift strategy can make a huge difference.  Working in the industry for over 20 years, Amy has helped nonprofits raise millions by simplifying the development process.  Today she joins us on the show to share how you can...
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Dot Org Solution’s Sara Lundenberger Gives Her Advice on Board Communications

//   Have you ever disagreed with a board member? Or had a board leader who didn’t quite understand how your nonprofit works? Depending on your board’s beliefs, backgrounds and professional experiences, they may not see eye to eye with everything you do in your organization. When that happens, you need to communicate effectively to see it through.  Sara Lundenberger is Director of Nonprofit Consultant at Dot Org Solutions in...
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Sabine Soumare From Ryerson’s Diversity Institute On Becoming Better Allies In the Nonprofit Industry

  //   How can we do better? The Black Live Matter movement has made the world aware of the injustices affecting the black community. It’s time for change.  Ryerson University recently released their Diversity Leaders Report from the Diversity Institute and found that although there are more female leaders on boards there is still a long way to go for black and marginalized communities. With over one fifth of...
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Julia Campbell Founder of J Campbell Social Marketing On Social Media Strategy

      Your social media shouldn’t be stressful. As a key part of your digital strategy , your social channels are a great place to tell your story, connect with your audience and have fun! Julia Campbell has been helping nonprofit organizations for years, fine-tuning and teaching ways to simplify their social media strategy.  Julia Campbell is a consultant and author who specializes in online fundraising and communications. Her book...
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Maeve Strathy Senior Strategist at Blakely Talks Communication

  Mass marketing and communication channels are a great way to reach a lot of people at once, but runs the risk of seeming impersonal to your audience. When crafting your emails, websites and landing pages, it’s important to keep your donor’s journey in mind and use it to guide your decisions.  Maeve Strathy knows this all too well and has helped organizations fundraise through digital platforms for over 12 years. Currently working as a...
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Denny Young On Recruiting Your Board

  //   Your board members can make or break your nonprofit. Having a strong, engaged and active board will help your organization with the governance needed to hit your ambitious goals. Denny Young comes on the podcast today to share how to recruit board members that are passionate, engaged and excited about your cause.  Denny Young has been working in the nonprofit space for over 30 years. As a professor and consultant, he has...
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Steven Aguiar Founder of Good Goes Further Talks Digital Marketing for Nonprofits

    Your digital fundraising strategy helps bring awareness to your organization and is an essential addition to your overall integrated fundraising strategy. If you have been looking for a way to grow  your marketing efforts or not sure what tactics to focus on, today’s episode will cover all the basics you need to get started.  Steven Aguiar is a seasoned digital marketer and founder of Good Goes Further, he helps...
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