14 episodes

In every community, nonprofits compete for a narrow pool of supporters. Many struggle to stand out and make their case the most compelling a funder will hear. What is the difference that will allow your nonprofit to reach fundraising goals and ultimately achieve financial sustainability? That's exactly what this podcast will address! In each 15-20 minute episode, we'll interview fundraising industry experts from all sides of the table and discuss what has made the difference in major investments, feasibility studies, and successful capital campaigns. We hope to provide you with tips, trends, and topics that make you think and help your nonprofit grow in 2020 and beyond.

The Difference: Nonprofit Fundraising in a For-Profit World Unknown

    • Non-Profit
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

In every community, nonprofits compete for a narrow pool of supporters. Many struggle to stand out and make their case the most compelling a funder will hear. What is the difference that will allow your nonprofit to reach fundraising goals and ultimately achieve financial sustainability? That's exactly what this podcast will address! In each 15-20 minute episode, we'll interview fundraising industry experts from all sides of the table and discuss what has made the difference in major investments, feasibility studies, and successful capital campaigns. We hope to provide you with tips, trends, and topics that make you think and help your nonprofit grow in 2020 and beyond.

    The Time is Now for A Fundraising Campaign

    The Time is Now for A Fundraising Campaign

    After completing nine feasibility studies for fundraising campaigns in the past six months, Jay Werth and Brian Abernathy wrote a blog titled "Studies Show Now is the Time for Capital Campaign Fundraising Efforts." This episode dives into that assertion...

    • 18 min
    Introducing The Five-Minute Fundraiser

    Introducing The Five-Minute Fundraiser

    What if raising more money to fuel your mission isn't about who you know or how big your marketing budget is? Convergent Principal, author, and fundraising expert Tom Ralser joins our podcast to discuss his newest book, The Five-Minute Fundraiser. The...

    • 16 min
    Growing Your Nonprofit

    Growing Your Nonprofit

    We're joined by a panel of experts in this episode: Convergent's Pam Reid, Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions Now, and Jeff Cochran from Exclamations Communications. All three have vast and unique experience helping nonprofits grow. They provide...

    • 33 min
    Virtual Fundraising: Strategies and Success Stories

    Virtual Fundraising: Strategies and Success Stories

    In this episode, Convergent's Paul Santiago, Carlotta Ungaro, and Jay Werth discuss their experiences managing virtual and hybrid feasibility studies and capital campaigns today. They provide practical advice and real-life stories of how they have...

    • 24 min
    Marketing Your Community Now

    Marketing Your Community Now

    This episode tackles the important question of how and what to market now for your community. We're joined by Colleen Walton from Brand Acceleration, an economic-development focused marketing firm. Colleen shares some stories, tips, and advice for...

    • 23 min
    Seeing Your World and The People in It Differently

    Seeing Your World and The People in It Differently

    "Every single day, we get the opportunity to do better." Convergent Project Director Pam Reid shares her perspective and thoughtful advice with us in this episode. A successful nonprofit leader, fundraiser, and best-selling author, Pam's experience and...

    • 23 min

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