Fundraising Superheroes Episode 13: The Livestock Conservancy is an Award Winning Nonprofit for a Reason

  //   The Livestock Conservancy's mission is to protect endangered and rare livestock breeds across America, but they do so much more than that. They support local farmers and work with the farming community to help them thrive by connecting them to resources and other breeders.   Having won awards like 2020’s Top Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits.org and earning the Guidestar...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 12: Kate West Knows How to Make Your Grant Stand Out

    . //   Kate West has been working in the nonprofit world for over 25 years and over the course of her career has become a true fundraising pro. Now working as a grant writer and consultant Kate wants to help nonprofits build on their fundraising skills so that they can fund the work that they love doing. When asked what the biggest mistake she sees a lot of nonprofits make,...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 11: John Paul de Silva On How Nonprofits Can Engage Supporters During the Covid-19 Pandemic

        The Corona Virus has been changing the way people live and work all over the world and has a lot of people working from home. As a nonprofit organization it is hard to carry on when working from home but you can use this time to engage your supporters online. John Paul de Silva joins us this week from Hopeful Inc to share advice on how to use social media to connect with your audience during the pandemic. ...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 10: Vancouver’s ASK Friendship Centre Means the World to its Seniors

  //   Ask’s Director of Development Miranda Haley always had a passion for caring for the elderly, which makes ASK Friendship Centre the perfect place to work. She has worked at the centre for the last ten years working her way up to Director of Development. The centre opened over 40 years ago, starting off in the basement of a church and quickly grew to the program that is is today. When asked what helps them get...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 4: How The Toronto People With Aids Foundation Connects With the Community Through Peer to Peer Fundraising

    // The Toronto People with Aids is an amazing organization that helps those who are HIV positive live better lives in the Toronto area. We sat down with Micheal Reid, the Manager for Philanthropy and Sponsorship who is a true fundraising wiz. Most of their donors come for their Friends for Life Bike Rally that uses the peer to peer fundraising model to raise funds for their organization. A lot of the people who...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 9: CAUSE Canada and How They Found Success When Operating in 4 Different Countries

     Wendy Fehr the Executive Director at CAUSE Canada shared how nonprofits should approach helping communities in different countries. Located in Calgary, Alberta they work in rural communities such as Sierra Leone, Honduras and Guatemala to help the communities advocate for or design their own systems to access education or health services.  Working in developing countries, they do face a lot of...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 3: The Storytelling Arts of Indiana and the Power of a Great Story

    //   Founded in 1987 as Stories Incorporated, The Storytelling Arts of Indiana specializes in the wonderful art of oral storytelling. Oral storytelling is so entertaining but it is also an important tool for passing down history and knowledge. "When younger members of a family know their family stories, they have a much better sense of who they are, and if we don’t pass them down those...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 8: CAMH the Largest Mental Health Teaching Hospital Has Some Amazing Donors

//   CAMH or the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in its field. They are a staple in the Toronto community and help over 34,000 patients each year. Their Vice President of Philanthropy Megan Tregunno came on the show to discuss how the conversation surrounding mental health is changing, especially when speaking with their donors....
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 2: Sketch Toronto Is More Than a Studio, it’s a Community

    On this episode of Fundraising Superheroes, we sat down with Executive Director Rudy Ruttimenn. Having been at the organization for over 20 years she is an expert on what makes Sketch important.  Through practicing the arts, Sketch Toronto hopes to help young people find who there are through the creative mediums in which they choose to express themselves. ...
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