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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 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

Episode 123 | Philanthropic Giving with Arlene Cogen

8/19/2019
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Arlene Cogen spent more than 20 years in the trust and investment services industry, and 9 years in non-profit development. She is a sought-after speaker and coach as well as a certified financial planner. Arlene is also the author of Give to Live: Make A Charitable Gift You Never Imagined. Why is philanthropic giving so important? People give to causes for…Continue reading Episode 123 | Philanthropic Giving with Arlene Cogen

Duration:00:38:33

Episode 122 | Effective Stewardship with David Baker

8/5/2019
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David Baker is a recovering lawyer who has provided comprehensive fund development services to nonprofits, social service agencies, churches, and libraries for over 20 years. David has raised hundreds of millions of dollars through major gift efforts. He has consulted with organizations in California, Ohio, Michigan, Missouri, Georgia, Tennessee, Utah, Arkansas and more for capital and endowment campaigns, comprehensive fundraising efforts, planned giving, development…Continue reading...

Duration:00:42:25

Episode 121 | Enneagram and Intentionality with Teresa McCloy

7/29/2019
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Culture in the U.S. is driven by success and the Enneagram teaches that every type has a driver/motivator. Teresa McCloy has been married to her husband Dale for 36 years and live on a 3rd generation family grain farm in Central Illinois. Now that she’s living and leading her passion, the joy has returned to her everyday, ordinary REALIFE! It continues to be a process and she wants you to feel the…Continue reading Episode 121 | Enneagram and Intentionality with Teresa McCloy

Duration:00:35:14

Episode 120 | Strategic Planning with Joel Kessel

7/22/2019
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Today’s guest is my dear friend and new business partner, Joel Kessel. I love talking strategy and in this episode Joel shares his 8-Steps to a successful strategic plan including: Step 1 ==> Plan-To-Plan Step 2 ==> Environmental Scan Step 3 ==> Ideal Future Vision Step 4 ==> Current State Assessment Step 5 ==> Areas…Continue reading Episode 120 | Strategic Planning with Joel Kessel

Duration:00:41:56

Episode 119 | 5 Ways to Enjoy the Journey Towards Your Fundraising Goal

7/15/2019
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In today’s episode we address the very common desire to want to jump right to our final destination. Of course we want to raise those funds fast, but we just might miss the best part…the journey! Mary shares how to enjoy the journey by doing the following 5 things: 1. Travel with people you like.…Continue reading Episode 119 | 5 Ways to Enjoy the Journey Towards Your Fundraising Goal

Duration:00:22:30

Episode 118 | What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About Social Media with Lauren Davis

7/1/2019
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Today’s episode features social media expert, small business owner, and nonprofit executive director, Lauren Davis. Lauren lives close to Chicago in Rockford, Illinois, but works with people around the world to overcome their personal branding discontent and grow their presence so that they can focus on sales, exposure, leadership and community impact. She was named…Continue reading Episode 118 | What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About Social Media with Lauren Davis

Duration:00:39:56

Episode 117 – What Breaks Your Heart and How Can You Use That to Raise Funds

6/10/2019
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Today we may get a bit emotional, but as you know emotions are important especially when raising funds for your cause. In this episode we tackle 3 important questions (that I totally stole from my friend, Mike!). They include: 1. What Pisses You Off? (The Injustice) 2. What Breaks Your Heart? (The Compassion) 3. What…Continue reading Episode 117 – What Breaks Your Heart and How Can You Use That to Raise Funds

Duration:00:21:26

Episode 116 | How to Address the Elephant in the Room and Master Your Marketing with Mike Kim

5/26/2019
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Marketing expert, Mike Kim, joins the show to address what’s working and what’s not in nonprofit marketing. Find out why you need to address the elephant in the room and how to do that by addressing these 3 P’s… 1. Potential 2. Promise 3. Progress Most people are willing to give you a hand up…Continue reading Episode 116 | How to Address the Elephant in the Room and Master Your Marketing with Mike Kim

Duration:00:34:04

Episode 115 | The #1 Thing Holding You Back From Growth

5/13/2019
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Some of us have an easier time than others, but the same thing holds us all back from growth and it comes back to…TRUST. It’s for good reason that our guard goes up especially if you really care about your cause. So how do we overcome our trust issues. These four things will help: 1.…Continue reading Episode 115 | The #1 Thing Holding You Back From Growth

Duration:00:32:08