100 episodes

Andrew Olsen, CFRE and Roy Jones, CFRE have 50+ years of combined nonprofit leadership experience and have jointly raised nearly $1 Billion in charitable gifts. In this podcast, Andrew and Roy interview high-level leaders from across the sector to bring you high impact insights and guidance to help you lead successfully and execute effectively.

Rainmaker Fundraising Podcast Andrew Olsen, CFRE and Roy Jones, CFRE

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

Andrew Olsen, CFRE and Roy Jones, CFRE have 50+ years of combined nonprofit leadership experience and have jointly raised nearly $1 Billion in charitable gifts. In this podcast, Andrew and Roy interview high-level leaders from across the sector to bring you high impact insights and guidance to help you lead successfully and execute effectively.

    The Truth About Leading Change

    The Truth About Leading Change

    Everyone pretty much everywhere is talking about change right now. Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, change seems to be the word of the day. And if you’re not talking about change, you might be talking about transformation. That’s just bigger change, right?  What so many of us get wrong about change and transformation efforts […]

    • 41 min
    Social Media Strategy, with Julia Campbell

    Social Media Strategy, with Julia Campbell

    What’s the role of social media in today’s nonprofit landscape?  Why do you need to think about social media within the broader context of your overall marketing and fundraising strategy, instead of as a stand-alone effort?  Should social media replace your other marketing tactics, or should it augment your existing plan?  How should your nonprofit […]

    • 42 min
    Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

    Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

    Dr. Patton McDowell has spent his entire professional career leading organizations and developing high-performing leaders across the nonprofit sector.  You might have caught my conversation with Patton a few weeks ago on his show, Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership. If you didn’t, you should check it out. We had an in-depth conversation on the impact […]

    • 46 min
    Using behavioral research to shape your marketing and fundraising

    Using behavioral research to shape your marketing and fundraising

    Katie Lord is Vice President of Nonprofit Development at Proof Positioning, a market research company that uses emotional research to better understand donors and motivate them to act for nonprofits.  Katie and I talked recently about the disconnect between marketing and fundraising in nonprofits, as well as the impact of behavioral economics and emotional research […]

    • 48 min
    Culture Drives Philanthropy

    Culture Drives Philanthropy

    Jenny Soderholm has invested her entire career in healthcare philanthropy. As Chief Development Officer at Children’s Minnesota and President of Children’s Minnesota Foundation, Jenny is focused on fostering a broad and deep culture of philanthropy that advances her organization’s ability to serve more children and families across Minnesota.  As we talked recently, Jenny shared some […]

    • 47 min
    Overflow(ing) with generosity

    Overflow(ing) with generosity

    What does a Bay Area pastor know about nonprofits and charitable giving?  Turns out he knows quite a lot.  At least if that guy is Vance Roush.  Vance is Founder of Overflow.co, a platform created to help unlock generosity across the globe.  Overflow is a platform that helps generous individuals give to charities and ministry […]

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

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For all fundraisers at all stages in development

This podcast is a must-download for anyone involved in fundraising or development of non profit organizations. There is no topic left untouched and I appreciate that Andrew and Roy aren’t afraid of tackling subjects that are daunting to the traditional fundraiser.

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Full of useful tips!

These guys are top notch interviewers. They pull out so many useful tips from their guests. Lots of fun to listen to as well. Highly recommend this for fundraisers and other nonprofit staff as well.

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The BEST fundraising podcast!

The wide array of topics gives a great toolbox to work from for a complete fundraising portfolio. Episodes give tried and true ideas for the sector as well as cutting edge approaches to consider. Anyone in development will find value here. No matter what stage, or how big your organization is.

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