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Corporate Giving from a Millennial Major Donor

We're lifting the curtain on corporate giving with a millennial leader who is growing a successful company and giving back millions. Andrew Koenig is the CEO of City Furniture in Florida. Through his own volunteering, Andrew built a strong relationship with a fundraiser at American Heart Association, Lindsay Leblang. He was so impressed by the work they did together, Andrew invited Lindsay to join his team to bring strategy to City’s corporate philanthropy. As a fundraiser herself, Lindsay shares the secrets to a successful pitch and what it really takes to get corporate contributions for your organization. .

A Remarkable Donor Turnaround

What do you do when an alumnus—or a potential donor for any organization—has had a bad experience? An unfortunate change during Ed Berman's time as an undergrad at Drexel University “just left a bad taste in my mouth." Berman shares what happened and how the university's fundraising team turned four decades of dissatisfaction into a six-figure bequest—that in the end Berman was glad to make. It's a remarkable turnaround! Development Director Tom Zulewski joins the conversation to detail his process. It’s a model other fundraisers can use, too.

How a 900-Year-Old Organization Sets the Standard for Donor Engagement Today

Check out the first episode now, featuring Jim St. Louis, Senior Regional Director at Washington University in St. Louis. He introduces us to donor Paul Koulogeorge as they share what works when it comes to building strong relationships between donors and gift officers.

Trends: Charitable Giving by Affluent Individuals

Something a little different on the podcast today: New philanthropy research from Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Bank of America. Managing Editor Bill Jarvis shares highlights from the Charitable Giving by Affluent Individuals report and dissects what these trends mean for fundraisers.

Attracting Eclectic Donors

The world is full of "eclectic" donors—people who give in a lot of different areas. How do you capture their attention? Learn from one donor and the fundraisers he's met along the way as David Spaulding shares how he's turning his love into a lasting legacy and the online connection that spurred regular gifts to an organization 1,000 miles from home.

Engaging Your Dream Donor

Check out the first episode now, featuring Jim St. Louis, Senior Regional Director at Washington University in St. Louis. He introduces us to donor Paul Koulogeorge as they share what works when it comes to building strong relationships between donors and gift officers.

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