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Wayne Olson: Fundraising for Non-Profit Board Members

Wayne Olson: Fundraising for Non-Profit Board Members

Great friend of the podcast, Wayne Olson, stops by to chat about his latest book, Fundraising for Nonprofit Board Members: The essential resource for any board member of a nonprofit that fundraises (find it HERE). This is a book every board member needs. In it,...
Anthony Alonso: The Phone Is The Most Powerful Tool You Own

Anthony Alonso: The Phone Is The Most Powerful Tool You Own

These days, our phones mean everything. They are typically the first things we look at when we wake and the final thing we check prior to bed. They go everywhere with us. Despite the ubiquitousness of these tiny pocket PCs, we sometimes neglect to make the number of...
Brian Saber: What’s Your Asking Style? Hmmmmmmm?

Brian Saber: What’s Your Asking Style? Hmmmmmmm?

What’s your “asking style?” Are you a rainmaker or a go-getter? Your Asking Style is based on your personality and unique set of strengths in fundraising. Understanding your strengths can pay big dividends for your fundraising program. In this...
Daniel Greenspon: Gift Acceptance Policies and more

Daniel Greenspon: Gift Acceptance Policies and more

In this episode of the Gift Planning Development podcast, Joe sits down with Daniel Greenspon, Founder and CEO of DG Capital Insights,LLC, to talk about organizational gift acceptance policies, non-cash gifts and more. They even do a little role-playing. Greenspon has...
Bryan Clontz:  The Real Money is in Assets

Bryan Clontz: The Real Money is in Assets

Many fundraisers are typically, and understandably, focused on simple cash transactions. They’re top-of-mind and ensure bottom-line goals are met. But in focusing on cash, many development professionals miss out on what is typically the lion’s share of a...
Jay Browning: Are You a Coach or an Umpire?

Jay Browning: Are You a Coach or an Umpire?

In this episode of the Gift Planning Development podcast, Joe and sits down with Jay Browning, owner of Browning Advisors LLC and currently serving as the Vice President of Advancement at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), to talk about a topic many often...
Penny Cowden: Planned Giving in the Healthcare Sector

Penny Cowden: Planned Giving in the Healthcare Sector

In this episode of the Gift Planning Development podcast, Joe and sits down with Penny Cowden of Philanthropy212 to discuss Planned Giving in the healthcare sector. Cowden brings a wealth of experience to the conversation. In her 25-year career, she’s held...
Dan Shephard: How to Have a Planned Giving Discussion with Donors

Dan Shephard: How to Have a Planned Giving Discussion with Donors

In this episode of the Gift Planning Development podcast, Joe and sits down with Dan Shephard, head of The Shephard Group, to discuss better ways to have the planned giving conversation with your donors. Dan Shephard: How to Have a Planned Giving Discussion with...
Ellen Bristol: What’s your IDP (Ideal Donor Profile)?

Ellen Bristol: What’s your IDP (Ideal Donor Profile)?

What is your organization’s ideal donor profile?  In this episode of the Gift Planning Development podcast, Joe and sits down with Ellen Bristol, head of the Bristol Group, to discuss ways your organization can use donor profiles to better focus your fundraising...