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Sarah Jackson – Episode 28

Sarah Jackson is the president of Sarah J Consulting found at SarahJConsulting.com. SJC has been in operation since January of 2012 and is based in the Boston area. Prior to starting her own business Sarah worked at a variety of nonprofits in the Boston area and has a BA in communications from Emmanuel College.

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Topic Timestamps:

  • How do you get a new client started? [02:38]
  • What services did you offer in the beginning? [03:29]
  • How’d you start your business? [04:33]
  • How does the fundraising approach change in different sectors? [05:23]
  • How’d you develop your team? [06:57]
  • What’s your approach to donor communications? [08:55]
  • How do you help nonprofits with major gift fundraising? [10:32]
  • What’s your coaching approach? [11:32]
  • How’d you find your first client? [12:42]
  • How do you find new clients today? [13:38]
  • Are most of your clients local? [14:27]
  • Do you spend most of your time at your office or your client’s location? [15:10]
  • What makes an ideal client? [16:16]
  • What mistakes did you make in the beginning? [20:08]
  • Have you worked with virtual assistants? [21:21]
  • What tasks do you delegate? [22:25]
  • What’s your typical schedule like? [23:11]
  • Lightning round [25:00]
Released Episode
14  Aug  2018 Sarah Jackson (HIBMFC-0028) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
17  Jul  2018 Matthew Dubins (HIBMFC-0026) Download
03  Jul  2018 Sam Laprade (HIBMFC-0025) Download
19  Jun  2018 Andrew Olsen (HIBMFC-0024) Download
05  Jun  2018 Sheila Dwyer Schwartz (HIBMFC-0023) Download
22  May  2018 Missy Gale (HIBMFC-0022) Download
08  May  2018 Nadine Gabai-Botero (HIBMFC-0021) Download
24  Apr  2018 Jeff Brooks (HIBMFC-0020) Download
10  Apr  2018 Jim Langley (HIBMFC-0019) Download
27  Mar  2018 Michael Rosen (HIBMFC-0018) Download
13  Mar  2018 Andrea Kihlstedt (HIBMFC-0017) Download
27  Feb  2018 Amy Eisenstein (HIBMFC-0016) Download
13  Feb  2018 Kelley McGeehan (HIBMFC-0015) Download
30  Jan  2018 Richard Perry (HIBMFC-0014) Download
16  Jan  2018 Steven Screen (HIBMFC-0013) Download
02  Jan  2018 Lori Kranczer (HIBMFC-0012) Download
19  Dec  2017 Greg Lassonde (HIBMFC-0011) Download
05  Dec  2017 Marcy Heim (HIBMFC-0010) Download
21  Nov  2017 Larry Raff (HIBMFC-0009) Download
07  Nov  2017 Gail Perry (HIBMFC-0008) Download
24  Oct  2017 Katherine DeFoyd (HIBMFC-0007) Download
10  Oct  2017 Kathy Swayze (HIBMFC-0006) Download
26  Sep  2017 Phyllis Freedman (HIBMFC-0005) Download
12  Sep  2017 Julie Carter (HIBMFC-0004) Download
29  Aug  2017 Diane Remin (HIBMFC-0003) Download
15  Aug  2017 Tom Ahern (HIBMFC-0002) Download
01  Aug  2017 David A. Mersky (HIBMFC-0001) Download

 

Claire Axelrad – Episode 27

Claire Axelrad, principal at Clairification, comes from a background of almost 30 years in the nonprofit fundraising world before starting up her business in 2009. You may know her by the name of Clairification Claire.

Topics discussed include her focus in education, how her business has changed over the years, where the name Clairification came from, and much more.

Learn more about Clairification at http://www.clairification.com.

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Topic Timestamps:

  • How did you come up with your name? [01:09]
  • What key takeaways did you have from your 30 years working directly for nonprofits? [01:44]
  • What inspired you to start your own business? [04:02]
  • Teaching in-person vs. online? [05:56]
  • Learning from your students? [06:53]
  • Your education focus [09:26]
  • How do you decide what resources to invest in? [09:59]
  • How do you find the balance between free and paid content? [11:15]
  • What’s your most valuable social media network? [12:31]
  • Do you still find time for traditional consulting work? [13:22]
  • Do you work with any virtual assistants? [14:44]
  • What’s your typical schedule? [15:41]
  • Would you change anything if you were starting over? [16:19]
  • Have you always enjoyed writing? [17:23]
  • Lightning round [19:06]
Released Episode
14  Aug  2018 Sarah Jackson (HIBMFC-0028) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
17  Jul  2018 Matthew Dubins (HIBMFC-0026) Download
03  Jul  2018 Sam Laprade (HIBMFC-0025) Download
19  Jun  2018 Andrew Olsen (HIBMFC-0024) Download
05  Jun  2018 Sheila Dwyer Schwartz (HIBMFC-0023) Download
22  May  2018 Missy Gale (HIBMFC-0022) Download
08  May  2018 Nadine Gabai-Botero (HIBMFC-0021) Download
24  Apr  2018 Jeff Brooks (HIBMFC-0020) Download
10  Apr  2018 Jim Langley (HIBMFC-0019) Download
27  Mar  2018 Michael Rosen (HIBMFC-0018) Download
13  Mar  2018 Andrea Kihlstedt (HIBMFC-0017) Download
27  Feb  2018 Amy Eisenstein (HIBMFC-0016) Download
13  Feb  2018 Kelley McGeehan (HIBMFC-0015) Download
30  Jan  2018 Richard Perry (HIBMFC-0014) Download
16  Jan  2018 Steven Screen (HIBMFC-0013) Download
02  Jan  2018 Lori Kranczer (HIBMFC-0012) Download
19  Dec  2017 Greg Lassonde (HIBMFC-0011) Download
05  Dec  2017 Marcy Heim (HIBMFC-0010) Download
21  Nov  2017 Larry Raff (HIBMFC-0009) Download
07  Nov  2017 Gail Perry (HIBMFC-0008) Download
24  Oct  2017 Katherine DeFoyd (HIBMFC-0007) Download
10  Oct  2017 Kathy Swayze (HIBMFC-0006) Download
26  Sep  2017 Phyllis Freedman (HIBMFC-0005) Download
12  Sep  2017 Julie Carter (HIBMFC-0004) Download
29  Aug  2017 Diane Remin (HIBMFC-0003) Download
15  Aug  2017 Tom Ahern (HIBMFC-0002) Download
01  Aug  2017 David A. Mersky (HIBMFC-0001) Download

 

Matthew Dubins – Episode 26

Matthew Dubins is the founder of Donor Science. He is a developer and programmer who helps nonprofits through his data science consultancy.

Learn more about Donor Science at http://www.donorscience.ca.

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Topic Timestamps:

Released Episode
14  Aug  2018 Sarah Jackson (HIBMFC-0028) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
17  Jul  2018 Matthew Dubins (HIBMFC-0026) Download
03  Jul  2018 Sam Laprade (HIBMFC-0025) Download
19  Jun  2018 Andrew Olsen (HIBMFC-0024) Download
05  Jun  2018 Sheila Dwyer Schwartz (HIBMFC-0023) Download
22  May  2018 Missy Gale (HIBMFC-0022) Download
08  May  2018 Nadine Gabai-Botero (HIBMFC-0021) Download
24  Apr  2018 Jeff Brooks (HIBMFC-0020) Download
10  Apr  2018 Jim Langley (HIBMFC-0019) Download
27  Mar  2018 Michael Rosen (HIBMFC-0018) Download
13  Mar  2018 Andrea Kihlstedt (HIBMFC-0017) Download
27  Feb  2018 Amy Eisenstein (HIBMFC-0016) Download
13  Feb  2018 Kelley McGeehan (HIBMFC-0015) Download
30  Jan  2018 Richard Perry (HIBMFC-0014) Download
16  Jan  2018 Steven Screen (HIBMFC-0013) Download
02  Jan  2018 Lori Kranczer (HIBMFC-0012) Download
19  Dec  2017 Greg Lassonde (HIBMFC-0011) Download
05  Dec  2017 Marcy Heim (HIBMFC-0010) Download
21  Nov  2017 Larry Raff (HIBMFC-0009) Download
07  Nov  2017 Gail Perry (HIBMFC-0008) Download
24  Oct  2017 Katherine DeFoyd (HIBMFC-0007) Download
10  Oct  2017 Kathy Swayze (HIBMFC-0006) Download
26  Sep  2017 Phyllis Freedman (HIBMFC-0005) Download
12  Sep  2017 Julie Carter (HIBMFC-0004) Download
29  Aug  2017 Diane Remin (HIBMFC-0003) Download
15  Aug  2017 Tom Ahern (HIBMFC-0002) Download
01  Aug  2017 David A. Mersky (HIBMFC-0001) Download

 

Sam Laprade – Episode 25

Sam Laprade of Gryphon Fundraising is the host of the radio show “An Hour to Give” and has been working in the nonprofit sector for the past 15 years. She recently transitioned to becoming a full-time consultant. We discuss that transition, what her biggest challenges are and much more.

Learn more about Gryphon Fundraising at http://www.gryphonfundraising.com.

Click here to listen on YouTube!

Topic Timestamps:

  • What’s your background? [01:55]
  • Your marketing and fundraising experience? [02:33]
  • What’s your approach for getting new clients? [03:37]
  • What challenges do nonprofits face? [04:27]
  • What is “An Hour To Give”? [06:02]
  • What’s your biggest strength? [08:49]
  • What has been your biggest surprise so far? [09:35]
  • How has the transition to full time gone? [11:36]
  • What type of work did you do for your first clients? [14:08]
  • What’s your business model? [14:56]
  • What advise do you have for those getting started? [15:52]
  • What are some of your favorite tools? [16:40]
  • Do you use any assistants or virtual assistants? [17:53]
  • What work do you enjoy doing? [19:19]
  • Has how you write contracts change over the past year? [21:51]
  • What’s your typical schedule? [22:35]
  • Lightning Round [24:55]
Released Episode
14  Aug  2018 Sarah Jackson (HIBMFC-0028) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
17  Jul  2018 Matthew Dubins (HIBMFC-0026) Download
03  Jul  2018 Sam Laprade (HIBMFC-0025) Download
19  Jun  2018 Andrew Olsen (HIBMFC-0024) Download
05  Jun  2018 Sheila Dwyer Schwartz (HIBMFC-0023) Download
22  May  2018 Missy Gale (HIBMFC-0022) Download
08  May  2018 Nadine Gabai-Botero (HIBMFC-0021) Download
24  Apr  2018 Jeff Brooks (HIBMFC-0020) Download
10  Apr  2018 Jim Langley (HIBMFC-0019) Download
27  Mar  2018 Michael Rosen (HIBMFC-0018) Download
13  Mar  2018 Andrea Kihlstedt (HIBMFC-0017) Download
27  Feb  2018 Amy Eisenstein (HIBMFC-0016) Download
13  Feb  2018 Kelley McGeehan (HIBMFC-0015) Download
30  Jan  2018 Richard Perry (HIBMFC-0014) Download
16  Jan  2018 Steven Screen (HIBMFC-0013) Download
02  Jan  2018 Lori Kranczer (HIBMFC-0012) Download
19  Dec  2017 Greg Lassonde (HIBMFC-0011) Download
05  Dec  2017 Marcy Heim (HIBMFC-0010) Download
21  Nov  2017 Larry Raff (HIBMFC-0009) Download
07  Nov  2017 Gail Perry (HIBMFC-0008) Download
24  Oct  2017 Katherine DeFoyd (HIBMFC-0007) Download
10  Oct  2017 Kathy Swayze (HIBMFC-0006) Download
26  Sep  2017 Phyllis Freedman (HIBMFC-0005) Download
12  Sep  2017 Julie Carter (HIBMFC-0004) Download
29  Aug  2017 Diane Remin (HIBMFC-0003) Download
15  Aug  2017 Tom Ahern (HIBMFC-0002) Download
01  Aug  2017 David A. Mersky (HIBMFC-0001) Download

 

Andrew Olsen – Episode 24

Andrew Olsen is Senior Vice President at Newport One, a direct response fundraising agency headquartered in Duxbury, MA. Prior he was an independent fundraising consultant and is the author of Rainmaking: The Fundraiser’s Guide to Landing Big Gifts.

Learn more about Newport One at http://www.newportone.com.

Click here to listen on YouTube!

Topic Timestamps:

Released Episode
14  Aug  2018 Sarah Jackson (HIBMFC-0028) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
31  Jul  2018 Claire Axelrad (HIBMFC-0027) Download
17  Jul  2018 Matthew Dubins (HIBMFC-0026) Download
03  Jul  2018 Sam Laprade (HIBMFC-0025) Download
19  Jun  2018 Andrew Olsen (HIBMFC-0024) Download
05  Jun  2018 Sheila Dwyer Schwartz (HIBMFC-0023) Download
22  May  2018 Missy Gale (HIBMFC-0022) Download
08  May  2018 Nadine Gabai-Botero (HIBMFC-0021) Download
24  Apr  2018 Jeff Brooks (HIBMFC-0020) Download
10  Apr  2018 Jim Langley (HIBMFC-0019) Download
27  Mar  2018 Michael Rosen (HIBMFC-0018) Download
13  Mar  2018 Andrea Kihlstedt (HIBMFC-0017) Download
27  Feb  2018 Amy Eisenstein (HIBMFC-0016) Download
13  Feb  2018 Kelley McGeehan (HIBMFC-0015) Download
30  Jan  2018 Richard Perry (HIBMFC-0014) Download
16  Jan  2018 Steven Screen (HIBMFC-0013) Download
02  Jan  2018 Lori Kranczer (HIBMFC-0012) Download
19  Dec  2017 Greg Lassonde (HIBMFC-0011) Download
05  Dec  2017 Marcy Heim (HIBMFC-0010) Download
21  Nov  2017 Larry Raff (HIBMFC-0009) Download
07  Nov  2017 Gail Perry (HIBMFC-0008) Download
24  Oct  2017 Katherine DeFoyd (HIBMFC-0007) Download
10  Oct  2017 Kathy Swayze (HIBMFC-0006) Download
26  Sep  2017 Phyllis Freedman (HIBMFC-0005) Download
12  Sep  2017 Julie Carter (HIBMFC-0004) Download
29  Aug  2017 Diane Remin (HIBMFC-0003) Download
15  Aug  2017 Tom Ahern (HIBMFC-0002) Download
01  Aug  2017 David A. Mersky (HIBMFC-0001) Download

 

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