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Fundraising Freedom Podcast with Mary Valloni

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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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United States

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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!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 150 | How to Adjust During This New Season

3/31/2020
This podcast began in 2017 right after I’d written my book, Fundraising Freedom. It was a huge undertaking, I used all of 2016 to write the book. I pretty much locked myself inside for one year – surrounded myself with authors – and it was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. One of the topics…Continue reading Episode 150 | How to Adjust During This New Season

Duration:00:27:42

Episode 149 | Common Impact with Danielle Holly

3/24/2020
Today I’m talking with Danielle Holly, CEO of Common Impact, which focuses on connecting corporations and companies with nonprofit organizations. The core mission behind Common Impact is to tap into the superpowers that each of us has as individuals and to channel them for social good. The primary way we do that is by working…Continue reading Episode 149 | Common Impact with Danielle Holly

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 148 | How to Fundraise During a Pandemic

3/17/2020
In light of COVID-19, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about fundraising during this time. Do I continue on? Do I push pause? Do I cancel my event? My number one piece of advice I want to give you is do NOT stop your fundraising. Don’t allow this to stale or stagnate or freeze…Continue reading Episode 148 | How to Fundraise During a Pandemic

Duration:00:19:08

Episode 147 | Three Lessons Learned from the Homeless

3/10/2020
On Saturday, I was running around doing my typical weekend errands and since we’ve been having spring-like weather, I decided to start looking for pots to plant herbs in and wound up at Ikea. I found what I was looking for and as I was loading up the back up of my car, I heard…Continue reading Episode 147 | Three Lessons Learned from the Homeless

Duration:00:26:35

Episode 146 | How to Gracefully Fire a Volunteer

2/25/2020
If you are new to the nonprofit space, I know this may sound crazy. Just like some people don’t work out in for-profit businesses, the same happens in nonprofits too. This is a topic that comes up fairly frequently and it’s a hard conversation to have, which is why I want to make sure you…Continue reading Episode 146 | How to Gracefully Fire a Volunteer

Duration:00:35:04

Episode 145 | Five Minutes for Fundraising with Martin Leifeld

2/18/2020
Martin Leifeld is an author, consultant, coach, and public speaker. Martin is a professional fundraiser who’s raised a staggering 500 million dollars in his career that has spanned more than two decades. Two years ago, he was named the Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in the St. Louis Regional Chapter. Why…Continue reading Episode 145 | Five Minutes for Fundraising with Martin Leifeld

Duration:00:41:24

Episode 144 | Are You Playing the Short or the Long Game?

2/11/2020
In the last few weeks I’ve been doing a lot of traveling, not just for work but also with friends and family. It was great spending time with my family and to remind me of what’s important – it’s healthy to shut down for a while and regroup. Time away allows me to clear out…Continue reading Episode 144 | Are You Playing the Short or the Long Game?

Duration:00:28:02

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

1/21/2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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