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Futures in Fundraising is a new, interview-based podcast that focuses on careers in fundraising and development. Futures in Fundraising consists of interviews with leading and emerging fundraising, development and nonprofit professionals. While focusing on the interviewee’s fundraising journey – their experience in the field, tough situations, lessons learned and their “Ah-ha!” moments, as well as advice for those seeking to advance their careers in fundraising – we hope to bring new inspiration and light to unique, as well as typical, situations that fundraisers face. Each episode is approximately 25-30 minutes in length…just long enough for a commute to work, a walk with the dog or a half-hour workout! Futures in Fundraising is available for download for FREE on iTunes and through the Futures in Fundraising website. New episodes released monthly! So JOIN US and prepare for YOUR future in fundraising!

Futures in Fundraising is a new, interview-based podcast that focuses on careers in fundraising and development. Futures in Fundraising consists of interviews with leading and emerging fundraising, development and nonprofit professionals. While focusing on the interviewee’s fundraising journey – their experience in the field, tough situations, lessons learned and their “Ah-ha!” moments, as well as advice for those seeking to advance their careers in fundraising – we hope to bring new inspiration and light to unique, as well as typical, situations that fundraisers face. Each episode is approximately 25-30 minutes in length…just long enough for a commute to work, a walk with the dog or a half-hour workout! Futures in Fundraising is available for download for FREE on iTunes and through the Futures in Fundraising website. New episodes released monthly! So JOIN US and prepare for YOUR future in fundraising!
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Futures in Fundraising is a new, interview-based podcast that focuses on careers in fundraising and development. Futures in Fundraising consists of interviews with leading and emerging fundraising, development and nonprofit professionals. While focusing on the interviewee’s fundraising journey – their experience in the field, tough situations, lessons learned and their “Ah-ha!” moments, as well as advice for those seeking to advance their careers in fundraising – we hope to bring new inspiration and light to unique, as well as typical, situations that fundraisers face. Each episode is approximately 25-30 minutes in length…just long enough for a commute to work, a walk with the dog or a half-hour workout! Futures in Fundraising is available for download for FREE on iTunes and through the Futures in Fundraising website. New episodes released monthly! So JOIN US and prepare for YOUR future in fundraising!

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Episodes

Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits with Peter Panepento

10/11/2018
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“If you are not on social media, participating in conversations, your voice is absent as a nonprofit.” Peter Panepento, Philanthropic Practice Leader at Turn Two Communications joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share tips for strengthening donor relationships and generating awareness via social media, the press and other media outlets on this edition of Futures in Fundraising.

Duration:00:33:17

Fundraising for the Arts: How to Build Community Relationships with Anthony Rodriguez of Aurora Theatre

9/18/2018
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Anthony Rodriguez is Co-Founder & Producing Artistic Director of Aurora Theatre. Among other fundraising challenges, the Theatre moved locations in 2007. Thanks in part to their strong community/donor relationships, the Theatre has continued to grow and expand. In this episode of the podcast, Anthony talks with Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King about how they've built such a strong community foundation and shares tips for arts fundraising.

Duration:00:27:41

Insights for Museum Board Enhancement with Mary Wieler of the Museum Trustee Association

9/4/2018
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Mary Wieler, President of the Museum Trustee Association joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to talk museum board enhancement and education. They discuss state and local laws regarding endowments, what board members need to know specifically about museums to better serve the board, how to understand economic cycles that impact donations and more.

Duration:00:29:49

Understanding the Repeal of the 80/20 Rule with FSU’s Tom Jennings

8/28/2018
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The recently passed tax legislation disallowing 80% of tax-deductible “gifts” has raised issues when it comes to athletic seating deduction/counting. Athletic departments now require individuals to pay for the privilege of purchasing season tickets. On this edition of Futures in Fundraising, Tom Jennings, VP of University Advancement and President of the Florida State University Foundation joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to break down what all this means for colleges and...

Duration:00:28:48

How to Select the Best Fundraising Counsel for Your Nonprofit with David King

8/7/2018
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Your nonprofit needs to start a fundraising campaign. Now what? Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King joins Laddering Works’ Cynthia Hayes to explain the steps for selecting fundraising counsel. From initial interviews to RFP’s to finding the right culture fit, David points out key factors to take into consideration.

Duration:00:23:51

How to Foster Alumni Involvement and Manage Growth in Higher Ed Philanthropy with UNCW’s Eddie Stuart

7/17/2018
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More money can often translate into more problems. Once your organization has needed funding, the next decision is allocation. Eddie Stuart, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement for University of North Carolina Wilmington joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share insights on fostering collaboration among university staff and promoting alumni giving long after the graduation ceremonies are over.

Duration:00:31:37

Risk Management for Nonprofits with Ted Bilich

6/26/2018
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When you hear “risk management,” do you instantly think of insurance for your nonprofit? Ted Bilich, CEO of Risk Alternatives joins the podcast to change that mindset and help organizations see how managing uncertainty can prepare the path for a successful future. He also shares results of their recent survey and interviews with foundations and their grantors concerning risk management.

Duration:00:33:35

Through the Numbers: Giving USA 2018 Results

6/12/2018
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On this Special Edition of the Futures in Fundraising Podcast, Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King breaks down the numbers in newly released Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2017.

Duration:00:37:00

How to Navigate Change in your Organization with Jennifer Jones and David Daniel

6/5/2018
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As your organization adapts to a new vision, your donors come along for the journey. And as your donors change, how they think about money and philanthropy may also change. In this podcast, Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King is joined by Jennifer Jones, Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of Florida and David Daniel, Director of Field Operations for The Nature Conservancy. The two share recent research and specific steps your organization...

Duration:00:28:28

Mentorship and the Advancement of Health Care with Philip Mazzara

5/15/2018
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Philip Mazzara, President and CEO of Providence Health Foundation joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share steps along his career path from advancement to fundraising and how mentorship helped shape that journey. Philip and David also discuss the challenges and rewards of capital campaigns and what the future of health care looks like.

Duration:00:32:38

Higher Ed Metrics, Accountability and Culture Building with LSU Foundation’s Daniel Bozard

4/24/2018
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At LSU, moving the culture needle is just as important as reaching fundraising goals. On this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Daniel Bozard, LSU Foundation Vice President of Development joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to talk metrics, accountability and culture building. How can institutions track success? How have recent tax changes impacted giving? Listen in for helpful insights!

Duration:00:05:11

On Board and Institutional Governance: Insights from AGB President, Rick Legon

4/3/2018
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What defines a successful board? How do institutions determine what matters most on their campus grounds? Rick Legon, President of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss higher ed and current issues impacting students on this edition of Futures in Fundraising!

Duration:00:38:01

Impact Global: How Global Health Transforms Communities with Maria Thacker Goethe

3/13/2018
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The impact of global health stretches far and wide, reaching communities locally and globally. Maria Thacker Goethe, Executive Director of Georgia Global Health Alliance joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss this initiative along with other insights including tips for running a successful nonprofit and how to build meaningful relationships with donors.

Duration:00:29:11

Orchestrating Student Success with University of West Georgia President, Dr. Kyle Marrero

2/20/2018
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Dr. Kyle Marrero’s background in music lends itself to planning for the future, guiding faculty and helping students achieve success at the University of West Georgia. As Dr. Marrero points out, each individual is important to the overall goal, but each must be allowed to play to their area of expertise. In this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Alexander Haas President & CEO, David King talks with Dr. Marrero about higher education, breaking down barriers and student success, both in the...

Duration:00:35:54

The How and Why of Data and Digital Giving with Quinetha Frasier

1/30/2018
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Giving has changed. Many of us have phone in hand most of the day and spend hours in front of our computers. Quinetha Frasier joins the podcast to share how MyPledger is making the switch to digital giving easier, for both organizations and donors, and why tracking the success of campaigns through data is essential.

Duration:00:31:53

From Volunteer to Full-Time Development Director with Natasha Lebowitz

1/9/2018
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One school, one mission, one campus. That vision inspired Natasha Lebowitz to accept a position on the board for the Atlanta Jewish Academy. But what started as a volunteer position moved into full-time dedication as Natasha became Development Director for the school. In this podcast, she and Alexander Haas CEO, David King talk about that transition, how Natasha’s mentor inspired her to reach for more in the fundraising field and share tips for others looking to develop their career.

Duration:00:28:45

Follow Your Passion, Select the Right Clients with James Hackney

12/12/2017
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James Hackney joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share how he followed his passion and became Senior Director of Development for Yale Divinity School in the spring of 2014. Currently leading the School’s efforts to raise $200,000,000 and meet 100% of student financial aid need by 2022, James details how previously being a consultant at Alexander Haas prepared him for the journey.

Duration:00:30:15

48 Nonprofits, 48 Websites, 48 Hours with Adam Walker

11/14/2017
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Nonprofits focus where they should… helping others. Thus, 48in48 Founder, Adam Walker set out with the goal of helping nonprofits. Traveling to different cities, Adam, his team and volunteers help create 48 websites for 48 local nonprofits in 48 hours - helping these organizations spread the word about what they do and giving them the ability to accept donations online. Now, isn’t that worth an all nighter?

Duration:00:13:40

Changing Lives with Every Charge with Stephen Garten

9/26/2017
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"What if there was a way I could give back with every swipe?" That’s the question Stephen Garten asked himself one day while trying to decide which piece of “junk” to spend his credit card points on. Inspired by his philanthropic father and the changing industry, Stephen created Charity Charge, a credit card that allows users to donate 1% cash back on everyday purchases to a cause of their choice. In this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Stephen shares how the card works and what’s in...

Duration:00:25:08

Tips for Advancing Your Career in Philanthropy

9/5/2017
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The world needs more philanthropy. If you are just starting out in fundraising, want to get into fundraising, or are a veteran development officer - you are greatly needed. This month, Ron Schiller, Founding Partner of the Aspen Leadership Group, joins us to share tips for advancing your career in development. In this episode, Ron explains how the transferable skills from his background in the arts set him up for success in fundraising - and how you can direct your career in fundraising to...

Duration:00:25:52