Episode 47

Published on:

24th Aug 2022

Everyone's a Fundraiser

On this week's episode of IMPACTability®, we're joined by Becca Zebovitz, the Director of Donor Services at the Orthodox Union. She's here to tell us all about fundraising through her organizations feel-good story. Along the way we'll answer some important questions about how to get started and learn how to manage financial needs for multiple channels. Should you hire experts to start the fundraising process, or do you get current staff to add it to their duties? How will it all turn out? Find all the answers on this week’s episode of IMPACTability®!  


  • What is Orthodox Union? 2:15 
  • Success with Social Services 4:00 
  • Being "an Umbrella Organization" 5:40 
  • The necessity of fundraising 7:00 
  • How to create a new culture13:33 
  • Finding potential fundraisers in your staff 15:08 
  • Keeping donors informed 17:25 
  • The challenges of competing organizational needs 18:30 

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About the Podcast

IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast
Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.
The show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and best practices from nonprofit experts. Get advice on how to solve the problems plaguing your nonprofit with your host Joe Turner of Soukup Strategic Solutions, a full-service nonprofit consulting company helping nonprofits across the country. Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.

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Joe Turner

For more than 20 years, Joe had successfully programmed radio stations in Detroit; Lansing, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and southwest Florida. Joe left the day-to-day radio world in 2007 for the nonprofit world when he joined Hodges University as its Director of Public Relations and Alumni Services. In 2021, he joined Soukup Strategic Solutions as the Director of Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications. Joe continues to run his own voice over company where he offers commercial and narration voice over services and has won three Telly awards for his work. He is a native of Detroit where he attended Wayne State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts. In his spare time Joe loves to cook, is a musician and a self-professed “foodie.”