181 episodes

Fundraising Freedom is a growing community of men and women who are raising funds to support the causes they love. In each episode, fundraising coach and award-winning author, Mary Valloni, takes a deep dive into topics like volunteer recruitment, event planning, major gift fundraising, and personal development. Episodes include featured interviews with top experts in each of these areas. Mary delivers motivating and thought-provoking messages while sharing stories of fundraisers who have found success that will inspire you on your journey.

Fundraising Freedom Podcast with Mary Valloni Mary Valloni

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Fundraising Freedom is a growing community of men and women who are raising funds to support the causes they love. In each episode, fundraising coach and award-winning author, Mary Valloni, takes a deep dive into topics like volunteer recruitment, event planning, major gift fundraising, and personal development. Episodes include featured interviews with top experts in each of these areas. Mary delivers motivating and thought-provoking messages while sharing stories of fundraisers who have found success that will inspire you on your journey.

    Episode 181 | What It Looks Like to Focus Your Vision

    Episode 181 | What It Looks Like to Focus Your Vision

    If you have been following the Fundraising Freedom Podcast, when I first started it I actually called it the Mary Valloni Show. And if you've been following for a while, you know that I follow the steps that I teach in my book, Fundraising Freedom. Those steps follow the acronym FREEDOM because what I want for you, and what I want for me, is freedom.

    • 22 min
    Episode 180 | How to Create a Personal or Organizational Budget That Actually Works for 2021

    Episode 180 | How to Create a Personal or Organizational Budget That Actually Works for 2021

    Today we're talking about how to create a personal or an organizational budget that actually works for you coming into 2021.

    • 26 min
    Episode 179 | The 20 Ways to Thank Your Donors in 2020

    Episode 179 | The 20 Ways to Thank Your Donors in 2020

    Today, we are jumping into the topic of thankfulness. As we gear up for our Thanksgiving holiday this week, I wanted to be sure that we talked about how we can thank our donors. So, we're going to talk about the top 20 ways to thank your donors in 2020.

    • 38 min
    Episode 178 | How to Pivot with Sarah Olivieri

    Episode 178 | How to Pivot with Sarah Olivieri

    My guest today is Sarah, Olivieri. Sarah is the founder and the heart behind the company Pivot Ground. She's a nonprofit business strategist, an author, and a former executive director. I think she's going to bring just a huge wealth of information to you on how to pivot during this season. 

    • 27 min
    Episode 177 | The #1 Reason Fundraisers Fail

    Episode 177 | The #1 Reason Fundraisers Fail

    Today I'm talking about the number one reason fundraisers fail and what you can do to avoid it.

    • 32 min
    Episode 176 | How to Build a New Relationship with Money

    Episode 176 | How to Build a New Relationship with Money

    We are talking about how to build a new relationship with money today. In the last couple of episodes, I have been really practical in my messaging. But today, I wanted to take a little bit of a different turn on our conversation and talk specifically about money itself.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

IlanaBernstein ,

Hooked on Learning from Mary

I recently discovered this incredible source of fundraising wisdom. Mary’s voice exudes not only self confidence but assurance that no matter the challenge, or whether you’re a professional or volunteer, we are capable of navigating our way to new opportunities and securing fundraising success for the organizations we love. Thank you, Mary for being that little voice of confidence in my ear-buds that I so often need, especially during this pandemic.

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as a fundraiser, or just getting started identifying the impact you want to bring to the world through your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Mary does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving fundraising career, and life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Jami1112 ,

The Mary Valloni Show

Mary is an invaluable resource for nonprofit and ministry fundraising. You’ll hear ideas and learn about mindsets that you haven’t heard from most of the other experts in this field! The icing on the cake is, she’s positive, encouraging, and has a very pleasant voice!

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