Fundraising Superheroes Episode 19: Gregory Neilsen on Leading a Nonprofit During a Pandemic

    //     In times like this no one is prepared. When training for a job it’s impossible to predict or plan for a global virus outbreak. Gregory Neilsen has been working as a consultant for nonprofit boards and leaders for over a decade. Understanding what it’s like to be in charge of an organization having worked as a CEO himself, he feels that the most important thing to do right now is to give...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 18: Homeward For Heroes Is Creating a Safe Space for Veterans to Talk About Their Trauma

//   Homeward for Heroes founders Dan and Laura Reese talked with me today about their organization and their plans to grow. Dan, who is a veteran himself, found it has helped him to talk about his experiences while deployed and wanted to help other veterans and first responders do the same.  Their mission is to disconnect to reconnect by taking treks to connect with nature, unwind and share each...
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How to Get Ready For the Covid-19 Relief Giving Tuesday Event

  So a lot of you know about Giving Tuesday. It’s a global movement that normally happens the first week of December as a way to help the community get involved with volunteering and donating to local charities. Well, in a few weeks on May 5, 2020 there is another Giving Tuesday event happening as an emergency response to the needs caused by Covid-19.    The Giving Tuesday website describes this action as a day to "rally people around the world to tap into the...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 16: Kid in the Corner Opens the Conversations With Kids on Suicide

//     Kid in the Corner has a clear mission, to open the conversation around suicide and show kids that they are not alone in their struggle. Their founder Francine Sumner joined us on the podcast to talk about how she started the organization after her son Zachary committed suicide.  The conversation surrounding mental health is becoming more frequent but suicide can still be a...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 15: The Toronto Humane Society Shares How their Big Events and Consistent Messaging Has Helped Connect Them With Donors

    //   The Toronto Humane Society helps animals not only find forever homes, but educates the community on the humane care and protection of all animals. This episode we got to talk to their Public Relations Specialist Hannah Sortropa. As a long time animal lover she started off as a volunteer at the shelter moving her way up to the communications department.    Hannah talked about their big events like Happy Tails that...
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Donor Engine Welcomes a New Client: The Royal Astronomy Society of Canada

  Donor Engine is happy to announce their newest client The Royal Astronomy Society of Canada. Since 1869 RASC has supported Canadians in their quest to learn more about the universe by hosting free astronomy activities. With more than five thousand members and twenty-eight centres across the country, they are always willing to share their experience and knowledge with others.  Donor Engine provides RASC with their all-in-one nonprofit software. More than just...
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How to Use The Different Facebook Fundraising Features

  The Facebook fundraising tool is a fantastic way for people to easily donate to your organization right off of their social media. Not only can you start your own fundraisers, you can register your nonprofit into a database for people to choose from to post on their timelines. With Birthday fundraisers growing in popularity, having your nonprofit easily accessible on Facebook will not only help you raise money but also awareness of your...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 14: Susan Tripi DeLano Shares How Important a Monthly Giving Program Can Be

  Susan Tripi DeLano is the founder of Rise Consulting Group whose goal is to  work and  connect  with nonprofits to help them fund their mission. She has always had a passion for the industry saying, "I spent 20 years in the nonprofit sector filling any role and position available working my way up to nonprofit leadership. I wanted to take all of this experience and expertise especially in the area of fundraising to connect with smaller nonprofits in...
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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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