Welcome to the Responsive Nonprofit Podcast – a show that takes you into the mind (and heart) of responsive nonprofit leaders. Through spirited conversations with philanthropy, fundraising, and technology executives, Virtuous’ Bryan Funk and Rob Peabody explore the changing landscape of fundraising and philanthropy – from donor trends, fundraising best practices, controversial takes, nonprofit growth strategies, and mission transformation.
Tony Martignetti on Demystifying Planned Giving for Your Nonprofit
In this episode, Tony Martignetti joins us in a lively conversation around planned giving to your nonprofit. Tony's lifetime of experience helps to demystify planned giving and encourages us to spend just one hour a week to unlock countless people and monetary funds to propel our mission forward. You don't want to miss Tony. Trust us.
Tania Bhattacharyya on Building Your Brand and Voice to Drive Change and Raise Revenue
In this episode, Bryan and Rob sit down with Tania Bhattacharyya of Lumos Marketing to talk about how empathy can unlock generosity, the power of vulnerability in your storytelling, how to leverage multi-channel communications to build your brand and trust with donors, and how to authentically build a movement in this modern age of giving.
Michelle Boggs on Classy’s 2022 Why America Gives Report and What it Means for Nonprofits in 2023
In this episode, Michelle Boggs from Classy joins Bryan and Rob to share about the recent findings from their 2022 Why America Gives Report and what this means for nonprofits to grow giving and generosity in 2023.
To dive deeper into the insights discussed in this episode, download the 2022 Why America Gives Report today.
Matthew Dildine on Relational Fundraising and Radical Partnership
In this episode, Matthew and Noah discussed:
Changing traditional models of fundraising to engage modern donorsGenerational shifts in expectations and wealthMonthly and recurring donationsShifting from traditional events to meaningful experiencesCreating partnerships with donorsMeasuring ROI
Dana Snyder on Digital Strategy
Dana Snyder of Positive Equation joins the Responsive Fundraising Podcast to discuss social media and digital strategy for nonprofits. During our conversation we covered the dance marathons that first sparked her interest in college, how to make your mission stand out in the busy online landscape, and how to connect more deeply with your supporters.
Dana Snyder is the founder and CEO of Positive Equation, a digital consultancy focused on helping nonprofits cultivate a passionate online following of donors, volunteers, and advocates.
Stacy LeBaron on Podcasting and Pivoting
Stacy LeBaron joins The Responsive Fundraising Podcast to talk about delivering animal welfare services during times of crisis and the power of pivoting.
Stacy has been involved in animal welfare for over 20 years. She is the host and founder of Community Cats Podcast, a 5 day a week podcast show where she interviews nationally and internationally renowned experts helping with the problem of cat overpopulation and cat welfare. In addition to the podcast, Stacy is committed to the model of virtual education by holding weekend conferences and day long educational sessions. Prior to the podcast, Stacy served for 16 years as president of the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, and then directed the Mentoring Program at that organization.