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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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 25: How Donor Curve Helped an Organization Raise $100,000 through an Online Fundraiser

  //   In the 25th Episode of Fundraising Superheroes Donor Curve shares how they were able to raise $100,00, get 10x the amount of people than expected from their in-person event and have the steam viewed around the world.  Preston and Laura Cone are wizs when it comes to digital marketing. The husband and wife team got themselves hooked into the nonprofit industry when a friend asked them to help pivot their...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 24: Ashlee Salientro and How Your Organization Can Act Fast When Facing A Pandemic

  // Ashlee Salientro acted fast when the coronavirus hit. She gathered her partners and came up with an Emergency Assistance Program in 4 days. When asking how she managed to do it so quickly Ashlee said that it all started with a brainstorm. Her team and her got on a call with the thought of "we need to figure out something now, we need to leave this phone call with action items.” Right now things are uncertain and a lot of...
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Top 6 Nonprofit Podcasts For Industry Professionals

  When I'm working from home I always want to have something playing in the background, and my latest obsession has been nonprofit podcasts. They are a great way to learn more about your industry and also have some fun while working. There are a lot of great nonprofit centred podcasts out there but here are a few of my favourites.  1. Whole Whale Podcast      This podcast focuses on talking about technology and marketing that relates...
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