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Who's doing the most exciting things in fundraising? Who's thinking about things from a completely different angle? The RAISE podcast aims to find out. Brought to you by EverTrue, each episode goes in depth with the people changing advancement. Tune in and get inspired.

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Who's doing the most exciting things in fundraising? Who's thinking about things from a completely different angle? The RAISE podcast aims to find out. Brought to you by EverTrue, each episode goes in depth with the people changing advancement. Tune in and get inspired.

    189: Nancy Jackson, KU Endowment.

    189: Nancy Jackson, KU Endowment.

    Since joining KU Endowment, Nancy Jackson has led transformative initiatives in fundraising, leveraging her rich background in higher education and philanthropy. Nancy's journey began in California, where she attended UCLA before facing a life-altering transition to Kansas. Her experiences, from investment banking in San Francisco to raising funds for LA's arts organizations, have shaped her innovative approach. Nancy co-founded Generous Change to address fundraising challenges, focusing on practical strategies and the importance of relationships. Now as Chief Development Officer at KU Endowment, she drives impactful campaigns, fostering a culture of celebration and continuous learning within the organization.

    • 53 min
    188: Tom Farrell, University of Rochester

    188: Tom Farrell, University of Rochester

    Tom Farrell, Senior Vice President for Advancement at the University of Rochester, leads the university’s efforts to foster relationships with alumni, donors, and partners, securing resources for education, research, public service, and healthcare. Known for his empathetic approach and team-building skills, Tom's unique journey from various roles, including gas station attendant and janitor, enriches his perspective. A Rochester native, Tom leverages his extensive experience from institutions like Dartmouth, Penn, and Illinois, driving the University of Rochester’s mission forward. He prepares for an ambitious new campaign, continuing his impactful advancement work.

    • 49 min
    187: Jake Heuser, UnityPoint Health.

    187: Jake Heuser, UnityPoint Health.

    Since joining UnityPoint Health, Jake Heuser has brought a wealth of experience and innovation to his role as Vice President of System Philanthropy. Notable achievements include securing multiple seven and eight-figure gifts, such as a $10 million donation, and successfully transitioning from higher education to healthcare philanthropy while driving impactful initiatives and deepening donor connections.

    • 44 min
    186_ Brian Sischo, NC State University

    186_ Brian Sischo, NC State University

    In this episode of the RAISE Podcast, Brian Sischo, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement at NC State University, shares the remarkable story of leading a billion-dollar campaign at Syracuse University. Despite initial recommendations to aim lower, Brian and his team, guided by 'soberly optimistic persistence,' successfully concluded the campaign in 2012 with $1.044 billion. Brian's insights into strategic leadership and fundraising during challenging times offer valuable lessons for advancement professionals.

    • 57 min
    185: Rodger Devine, Pomona College.

    185: Rodger Devine, Pomona College.

    Roger Divine, Assistant Vice President for Advancement Operations at Pomona College, leads the institution's digital transformation efforts, focusing on leveraging AI and data to enhance alumni engagement and fundraising. With a diverse background in languages, technology, and analytics, Roger has a track record of fostering a data-driven culture and driving significant fundraising achievements.

    • 50 min
    184: John Stark, University of Wyoming Foundation.

    184: John Stark, University of Wyoming Foundation.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Nonprofit D-Rock ,

EverTrue Rules!

The team at EverTrue is all about embracing what works in traditional fundraising and coming up with new ideas that work more effecitvely given the changes in technology and availability of data today. I always pick up some great nuggets from this company's podcasts and blog posts. If you are in the nonprofit/fundraising sector, give this a listen!

SeeMikeWrite ,

Great conversations for advancement and fundraising

I love it anytime forward-thinking fundraisers share what’s working and where they want to go. Even though this just launched, I know it’ll take its place in my weekly must-listen rotation!

SpencerPaschal ,

Great content!

Really great content with behind the scenes on the industry, and very interesting discussions with guests. Thought provoking and a needed addition to the podcast community.

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