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Brought to you by Leave a Legacy MN, a committee of the Minnesota Gift Planning Association, the purpose of this podcast is provide professional development content for every fundraiser with special attention to planned and legacy giving. We do this by acting as a connector of expertise, people, and resources. Staff and volunteers will find this podcast to be a valuable professional development tool. Released twice a month, our interviews include people from small and large organizations, rural and metro, new to the field and seasoned experts... there's something here for everyone!

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Brought to you by Leave a Legacy MN, a committee of the Minnesota Gift Planning Association, the purpose of this podcast is provide professional development content for every fundraiser with special attention to planned and legacy giving. We do this by acting as a connector of expertise, people, and resources. Staff and volunteers will find this podcast to be a valuable professional development tool. Released twice a month, our interviews include people from small and large organizations, rural and metro, new to the field and seasoned experts... there's something here for everyone!

    Events As Stewardship Opportunities with Anne Rodenberg

    Events As Stewardship Opportunities with Anne Rodenberg

    Do you feel like your fundraising events are discounted from your overall fund development plan and donor cultivation strategy? Listen in to our interview with Anne Rodenberg, Director of Major & Planned Giving at Wilder Foundation in St. Paul for some insight on how you can change that. Our host for this episode, Kristi Ackley with Growth By Design, asks Anne about her approach to events, ideas for building relationships related to major, planned and legacy gifts, and how to maximize these opportunities to be face to face with donors and friends of your organization.

    • 30 min
    Legacy Episode: Starting a Planned Giving Program from Scratch

    Legacy Episode: Starting a Planned Giving Program from Scratch

    Did you miss this episode? Here's a chance to listen to one of our most popular interviews.



    This is the year to build a sustainable planned giving program by incorporating gift planning into your annual fundraising plan. We discuss overcoming barriers, normalizing legacy giving among leadership, and how to add action-steps and accountability into your already packed to-do list. Join co-hosts ⁠Carl Newbanks⁠ and ⁠Marie Ruzek⁠ as they hear how Sarah Staiger successfully started a planned giving program. Hint: it includes seeking out advice from MN Gift Planning Association members! Sarah and her business partner Laura Vitelli, have generously offered to listeners, a free 90-minute coaching sessions. You can find them at: ⁠https://staigervitelli.com/about-us

    • 48 min
    Creating & Expanding Planned Giving Program with Kelsey Tyler

    Creating & Expanding Planned Giving Program with Kelsey Tyler

    In this episode, we are joined by Kelsey Tyler from Second Harvest Heartland. Kelsey is the Development Officer for Gift Planning at one of the nation’s largest hunger relief organizations. She is moving into this role from Major Giving and is now creating and expanding their work in Planned Giving. Her time in the non-profit industry has included everything from large higher education development departments to smaller teams where they are just beginning their formal planned giving journey. Join Legacy of Generosity podcast host, Ali Schneider, as they talk about Kelsey's unique perspective on donor relationships and shares how she is going to use her experience to build a successful planned giving program.

    • 29 min
    Fundraising with Partnership With Native Americans

    Fundraising with Partnership With Native Americans

    Join Josh Arce and Joe Langenderfer from the Partnership With Native Americans, a dynamic and diverse organization dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient Native American communities. Joe, Josh, and Carl, your Legacy of Generosity host, discuss modernizing fundraising tools, evaluating results,strategies for fundraising success, and cultivating donor relationships for legacy gifts. Don't miss the chance to delve into the remarkable work of this unique organization and glean inspiration for your own journey in the world of impactful giving.

     

    • 37 min
    Shifting Mindset to Get Big Results

    Shifting Mindset to Get Big Results

    Development professionals must manage complex, challenging work. And that work can take a toll on our professional will and personal confidence. Tricia Schleper, from Schleper Coaching, joins the podcast to share her insights, and help development professionals understand the limiting beliefs that might be impacting their work.

    • 37 min
    Nightmare Stories of Bequests with Melissa Peacock

    Nightmare Stories of Bequests with Melissa Peacock

    It's the time of year when we are thinking about spooky things and what's worse than a bequest gone wrong?! Join Ali as she explores some of these nightmare stories with guest, Melissa Peacock. Melissa is the Senior Planned Giving Advisor at Animal Humane Society and has decades of experience in the planned giving field. In this episode you'll hear a few stories and hopefully take away some lessons learned to help you and your donors so their final gifts can benefit the things they care about.

    • 27 min

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What a wealth of information!

Thank you for doing this podcast. I know he will impact many organizations and people along the way. Good job!

651Tony ,

Great Podcast for professional fundraisers, volunteers, and board members

This is a great show for those interested in improving their fundraising efforts. Very helpful tips and tricks of the trade.

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Great advice for fundraisers!

I have found some really great nuggets in every show I have listened to so far. Appreciate having a place where I can grow my planned giving expertise.

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