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Barbara Talisman CFRE

Making A Difference


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Making a Difference radio provides information, inspiration and resources for nonprofit professionals and volunteers. It is 20 minutes for your commute to work via podcast or live. And on occasion we simulcast live webcasts. We talk to nonprofit leaders, volunteers and donors who are meeting challenges and making a difference. Their lessons provide nonprofit organizations with solutions they can use to cultivate donors and volunteers and raise more money.Be sure to mark Making a Difference Radio as a favorite and subscribe to receive updates when new shows are added, on air or available via podcast.

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Danielle is Digital Marketing Manager at the National Wildlife Federation. Danielle is a generous sharer of her social media knowledge and common sense. In 20 minutes, she will share her top three tips nonprofit organizations should use to... more

This radio show will be live simulcast with the National Safe Place webcast. Our donors rely on us to use their money effectively, efficiently and as promised. We are representatives of our organizations and those we serve. Donor... more

Richard was recently featured in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Advancing Philanthropy. He will share with us why and how he came to be a fundraiser from a successful career in accounting and the importance of looking... more

In 20 minutes, Barbara will share the final tips you can use to polish your end of year fundraising appeal. She will discuss involving your board, the appeal letter, response form, online giving, social media as well as the thank you letter and... more

A good fundraising pyramid has a strong base of support from many individual donors who give smaller gifts. For many donors, this is their point of entry to your organization. Moving donors up the pyramid through their giving is imperative to... more

On this edition of Making a Difference radio, Robbie Telfer will talk about the power of storytelling. How nonprofit organizations can make an impact and call people to action through storytelling. He will also share how to engage different... more

Laurie Jackson, Executive Director of National Safe Place will talk about how they engage nonprofit and for profit partners to create a national network to help children in danger. Through this collaboration, Safe Place provides access to... more

Join us for 20 action packed minutes with Robert Egger! Robert is the Founder and President of DC Central Kitchen, a program in Washington, DC that uses donated food from restaurants, hotels, government cafeterias and farms to... more

In today's economy, donors at the bottom and middle of the fundraising pyramid are as important as your top donors. Join Jason Mitchell and Tony Smercina from The Pursuant Group as we discuss how to engage new donors in new ways.... more

Today, successful fundraising includes a multi-channel, integrated approach to donor cultivation and solicitation. In 20 minutes, Michael Ames, Campaign Strategist and social media specialist from The Pursuant Group, will talk about... more
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