Episode 44

Published on:

2nd Aug 2022

Giving Tuesday Success

On this weeks episode of IMPACTability®, we are joined by Erik Braun, Director of Civic Engagement at GiveGab. Erik gives us an in-depth look at Giving Tuesday and how you can make this year's Giving Tuesday campaign your best ever. It's not too late to begin planning your campaign for this year, but start with this episode!

Erik Braun helps connect Nonprofits, Community Foundations and United Ways with GiveGab’s suite of products that make online fundraising easy and effective. He believe's in the power of philanthropy, and over the course of his career, he's raised critical resources for causes and organizations that he cares about. GiveGab's mission is to make it incredibly easy for fundraisers to be great at their jobs with useful fundraising tools.

In this episode you’ll discover,

  • What is Giving Tuesday? 02:30
  • How is it helpful? 03:27
  • How to get involved 04:00
  • When to prepare 04:41
  • A timeline of events 05:22
  • How to ask 07:24
  • How to get the board involved 09:56
  • Example of successful campaign 13:15
  • Creating a community 20:00
  • Final advice 21:00
  • Coaches corner - "What are the ways to stay fresh and current in the nonprofit world to gain new ideas?" 22:15

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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.

About your host

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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.”