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Storytelling and Fundraising: CharityChannel Interviews Lynn Ierardi and Russell James
Watch my interview of two of the nonprofit sector's leading experts on employing storytelling and fundraising — particularly fundraising focused on very large gifts (major gifts and planned gifts) — Lynn Malzone Ierardi, JD and Professor Russell James, JD, PhD, CFP ®.
Video: Stephen Nill explains how to bust out of your career box
One of my favorite authors asked me to record an unrehearsed video on how writing can help in career advancement. I just couldn't resist such an invitation. So, without rehearsing or even thinking about what I would say, I went for it.
But I didn't limit my advice to writing. I covered speaking, also. Most importantly, I explain the mindset that's needed to bust out of one's career box.
Video: How Do You REALLY Know If Your Nonprofit is Succeeding?
How do you really know if your nonprofit organization is succeeding? In a word, evaluation.
Why Write for CharityChannel?
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Imagine the next 25 Years of Philanthropy
In its Winter 2018 issue, the AFP's publication Advancing Philanthropy invited me to write an article on what I see as the changes in the fundraising profession that we can expect in the next quarter century and beyond.
Matching Gifts guru Steve Hafner shows how to harness employer data
When it comes to nonprofit fundraising, one of the most powerful things you can do is to multiply a single gift. Of course, we're talking about a matching gifts program where the donor's employer matches the gift. In this video, I sit down with Steve Hafner, the visionary behind HEPdata, a company that does the heavy lifting of connecting your prospective donors with their employer's matching gift program.