Episode 19

Published on:

2nd Feb 2022

The Technology of Fundraising

How are you with the technology of fundraising? Whether you know all the in's and out's of fundraising tech, or could stand to learn what is new on the tech front, this is the episode for you. Technology is your friend and to help explain is our guest, Abby Jarvis. Abby is the nonprofit education manager at QGiv, a software company that seeks to make it easy for nonprofit, faith-based, and political organizations to accept online donations and payments. But as you will find out in our conversation, there’s a lot more to it than just accepting gifts online.

In this episode you'll discover:

Are nonprofits tech-shy? If so, why? 01:45

Is it safe to accept gifts online? How does it work? 03:00

Is there any indication that online fundraising is competing with snailmail? 05:00

How do you get different demographics involved? Which channels do they prefer? 06:00

How to save money on communicating to younger demographics. 07:38

Has Covid-19 affected online giving? 08:20

Why a quality website is essential, and the components you need to make one. 9:40

What are some things nonprofits should lookout for with online fundraising? 12:26

The basics of text fundraising, best strategies, and things to avoid. 15:45

How do virtual auctions work? 18:38

New fundraising ideas that nonprofits need to hear! 21:20

Coaches Corner Question - "What would happen if your organization was not able to accomplish their goals?"25:00

This episode's Coaches Corner answers the listener's question "What if a Nonprofit Doesn't Reach its Goal?" with Sheryl Soukup, Impact Coach and President of Soukup Strategic Solutions

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Soukup Strategic Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2012 by the company’s president, Sheryl Soukup, to provide nonprofit organizations with expertise in fundraising and nonprofit management. The company offers consulting, coaching, and full-service grant writing, marketing, donor database management, strategic planning, and much more.

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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.”