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The Mary Valloni Show, hosted by fundraising professional Mary Valloni, is designed to encourage and support your journey as you navigate the ups and downs of fundraising so you can find freedom and fulfill your mission!

The Mary Valloni Show, hosted by fundraising professional Mary Valloni, is designed to encourage and support your journey as you navigate the ups and downs of fundraising so you can find freedom and fulfill your mission!
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The Mary Valloni Show, hosted by fundraising professional Mary Valloni, is designed to encourage and support your journey as you navigate the ups and downs of fundraising so you can find freedom and fulfill your mission!

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Episodes

Episode 143 | What to Do When Things Don’t Go Your Way

1/21/2020
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As I look back on my nearly 40 years of life, I can tell you how many different major things just didn’t go my way. When I think back to those things and what I actually wanted, I am completely grateful and thankful that things did NOT go my way. But I know when we’re…Continue reading Episode 143 | What to Do When Things Don’t Go Your Way

Duration:00:36:01

Episode 142 | What’s Better…Stretch or SMART Goals?

1/14/2020
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The last couple of episodes we’ve been talking about the new year and goal planning. Today I want to go over the difference between stretch and SMART goals and how you can incorporate them into the work you do. Most of you have probably heard of stretch and SMART goals but may not know how…Continue reading Episode 142 | What’s Better…Stretch or SMART Goals?

Duration:00:29:27

Episode 141 | When is Enough…Enough?

1/7/2020
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As we talk about goal planning in the new year, it is easy to fall into one-upping ourselves and wanting bigger, better, more. When is enough, enough? My answer is, never. Our vision should be so big that it’s something we probably won’t accomplish in our lifetimes. Of course, there will be goals on your…Continue reading Episode 141 | When is Enough…Enough?

Duration:00:24:26

Episode 140 | Goal Planning for 2020

12/31/2019
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I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty excited about the upcoming year. We are moving into a new decade, I’m celebrating a big birthday this year, the big 4-0. It’s hard to believe. As you are planning out your 2020, I want to share with you some ideas on how I plan and…Continue reading Episode 140 | Goal Planning for 2020

Duration:00:37:25

Episode 139 | How to Raise Funds on Social Media with Brent Silkey

12/24/2019
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On today’s show, I am talking with Brent Silkey. Brent and his wife serve college students in St. Paul, Minnesota through the ministry of Chi Alpha and they started a program called 30 for Freedom. The idea is 30 for Freedom exists to end sex trafficking in our lifetime. We engage college students in biblical…Continue reading Episode 139 | How to Raise Funds on Social Media with Brent Silkey

Duration:00:34:27

Episode 138 | Why Business Advice Doesn’t Work for Nonprofits

12/17/2019
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I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine who was feeling so defeated because she was in a group of business leaders and felt she was letting down the group and her business coach because she wasn’t living up to their expectations. I had to remind her that she is not a for…Continue reading Episode 138 | Why Business Advice Doesn’t Work for Nonprofits

Duration:00:19:52

Episode 137 | Nonprofit Executive Podcast

12/10/2019
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On today’s show I am featuring an episode from a new podcast I am co-hosting with my friend, Joel Kessel. The Nonprofit Executive Podcast is for growth-minded executives who are looking to take their nonprofits to the next level through strategic planning and fundraising. On this podcast, Joel discusses his steps to create a successful…Continue reading Episode 137 | Nonprofit Executive Podcast

Duration:00:42:09

Episode 136 | How to Avoid Begging at the End of the Year

12/3/2019
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We are just coming off the holiday weekend and we’re gearing up for the end of the year. If you’re anything like me, you’re thinking about all of the things you want to accomplish in the new year. December is also the biggest giving month of the year; more than 30% of all donations are…Continue reading Episode 136 | How to Avoid Begging at the End of the Year

Duration:00:28:21

Episode 135 | How to Manage a Board 7000 Miles Away with Dan Hurrelbrink

11/26/2019
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On today’s episode, I’m joined by my friend and client, Dan Hurrelbrink. Dan is the director of Barnabas Ministries and is coming to us from Romania. Dan realized that what he was doing to raise money wasn’t working and he needed to make the necessary changes to be able to meet his fundraising goals. Barnabas…Continue reading Episode 135 | How to Manage a Board 7000 Miles Away with Dan Hurrelbrink

Duration:00:26:45

Episode 134 | How Founder, April Jurgensen, Raised $200,000 in 7 Months

11/17/2019
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My guest today is April Jurgensen, who is the co-founder of The Boaz Project and one of my Fundraising Freedom Academy students. April just recently won an author academy award for her book, The Orphan’s Abba. April and her husband inspire and equip leaders around the world to care for orphans in their own communities. …Continue reading Episode 134 | How Founder, April Jurgensen, Raised $200,000 in 7 Months

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 133 | How Gratitude Changes Everything

11/11/2019
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These last few weeks have been quite the whirlwind for me. I went out of town for 10 days that kicked off with a workshop I did with my friend Joel for nonprofit executives, then to the Igniting Souls author conference, and concluded with taking on a brand new client. What is gratitude? It’s a…Continue reading Episode 133 | How Gratitude Changes Everything

Duration:00:37:51

Episode 132 | Should You Start a Podcast with Danny Ozment

11/4/2019
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Today we are talking with Danny Ozment, founder and producer at Emerald City Productions. Danny was on a path to becoming a conductor when his daughter’s birth necessitated flexibility and a major change in priorities. Danny spent the first seven years in his new business focusing on a cappella given his 20-year music career as…Continue reading Episode 132 | Should You Start a Podcast with Danny Ozment

Duration:00:36:15

Episode 131 | Grant Writing with Meredith Noble

10/28/2019
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On today’s show, we are joined by my guest, Meredith Noble. Meredith is the lead instructor and founder of SenecaWorks project management consulting firm and learngrantwriting.org. Their mission is to empower natural change-makers in making our communities vibrant, sustainable, and healthy. Can you demystify grant writing for us? Grant writing is not free money; it’s…Continue reading Episode 131 | Grant Writing with Meredith Noble

Duration:00:38:45

Episode 130 | The 6 Key Components of a Successful Home Fundraiser

10/21/2019
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This time of year, the weather starts to get chilly, the leaves begin to turn, and we start thinking about the upcoming holidays. People enjoy spending time together in this season and it’s a great time to invite folks into your home for an intimate fundraiser. You don’t have to put on huge fundraising events…Continue reading Episode 130 | The 6 Key Components of a Successful Home Fundraiser

Duration:00:31:55

Episode 129 | Pricing is Positioning with Paul Klein

10/14/2019
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On today’s show, I’m talking with Paul Klein, who has moved through the business world into consulting. Paul’s story is a very common one, he worked in the corporate world for 18 years and around the age of 40, realized how unhappy he had become and decided to make a change. Although he was experiencing…Continue reading Episode 129 | Pricing is Positioning with Paul Klein

Duration:00:33:29

Episode 128 | How to Build a Strong Board with Mary Hiland

9/30/2019
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On today’s show, I interview Mary Hiland with Hiland Consulting. Mary has been involved with nonprofit organizations for more than 40 years. She went from volunteer to staff to executive director. Mary led two mergers of her nonprofit with 530 staff and has worked with budgets ranging from $100,000-$26 million. Mary is now a consultant and coach for…Continue reading Episode 128 | How to Build a Strong Board with Mary Hiland

Duration:00:41:21

Episode 127 | Is Motivation Garbage?

9/24/2019
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If you’re anything like me, you love good motivation. We’re told we need to motivate our teams, our volunteers, ourselves, but is it actually garbage? The definition of motivation is the desire or willingness to do something. Motivation Garbage comes from Mel Robins and her book The 5 Second Rule. She says motivation is garbage…Continue reading Episode 127 | Is Motivation Garbage?

Duration:00:25:38

Episode 126 | 7 Questions to Ask Yourself To Harness Your Zone of Genius

9/16/2019
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Your Zone of Genius is the intersection of your interests, passions and skills and ultimately result in your superpower or your zone of genius. On today’s show we tackle the 7 questions to ask yourself to harness your zone of genius. To start let’s review the four main operating zones as described in Gay Hendricks…Continue reading Episode 126 | 7 Questions to Ask Yourself To Harness Your Zone of Genius

Duration:00:32:47

Episode 125 | The One Thing I Did to Make My Dream Home a Reality and How I Used The Same Thing to Raise Millions

9/9/2019
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Over the last two years, my husband and I have been in the process of building our dream home. It all started when I did this one thing…I made a decision! To make a decision means you’re cutting off all other options to achieve your goal/dream. For me, I wrote a personal check to myself for $250,000 and…Continue reading Episode 125 | The One Thing I Did to Make My Dream Home a Reality and How I Used The Same Thing to Raise Millions

Duration:00:36:18

Episode 124 | How I Raised More Than $500,000 In Less Than 3 Months with No Printed Invitations and Only 50 Guests

8/26/2019
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I modeled this fundraiser off of a conference I recently attended. The conference felt so special and exclusive and that’s how I wanted the guests to feel at this fundraiser. I always want every person – donors, staff members, and volunteers alike – to feel special and like they are a part of something bigger than themselves. I wanted…Continue reading Episode 124 | How I Raised More Than $500,000 In Less Than 3 Months with No Printed Invitations and Only 50 Guests

Duration:00:34:43