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26 May 2015

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What stories do you tell about your fundraising job?

Ooooh, I was fired from a fundraising job. SHOCKING, right? It was a BAD THING, right? Why did I get fired? Well, with at-will […]

6 May 2015

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How one nonprofit ran a successful crowdfunding campaign

This interview is the fourth in our series about how to fundraise for your nonprofit using crowdfunding. Today I am pleased to welcome Tricia […]

13 April 2015

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Are you tired of making a tiny wage?

If you are a nonprofit board member, and you are wondering why your fundraising staff doesn’t stay, it may be because you are not […]

6 April 2015

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Claire Axelrad

Want to get that next fundraising job? Learn from this Claire Axelrad interview

  MT: Hey, everybody. Welcome. This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, and I am very pleased today to be interviewing Claire Axelrad […]

30 March 2015

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Sheena Greer

Interview with Sheena Greer on fundraising boundaries #frcareer

Why is your fundraising job so overwhelming? What can you do about it? Maybe it’s about boundaries. Want to learn to have better boundaries […]

9 March 2015

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What happens when you don’t pay a living wage

This article is in response to a Forbes interview with Lauren Burke, called “The Martyr Mentality: How A ’30 Under 30′ Lawyer Qualifies For […]

4 March 2015

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Fundraising Career Conference: Plan to get a major gifts role

Listen to this interview here: Hey and welcome everyone! This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising. Today we’re chatting with Major gifts recruiting […]

24 February 2015

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Have you ever fired a board member? Would you like to?

Let me tell you a short, sad story. Once upon a time there was a nonprofit executive director that wanted to send out an […]

5 January 2015

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11 ways to make today better in your fundraising office

It’s a new year! TIME FOR A FRESH START! 🙂 I seem to talk mostly about what is wrong with our sector, and I […]

23 December 2014

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I wish I could give you this for Christmas

Let me tell you a story about my family. My family came to visit me in October. We were sitting at a restaurant, and […]

4 December 2014

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4 Jobs for Introverted Fundraisers

We might assume that nonprofits are full of happy extroverted fundraisers, going out and gladhanding donors like crazy. This is actually not the case. […]

24 November 2014

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Thank you! Yes, you!

Do you ever think about how your nonprofit depends on partnerships? Partnerships not just with community partners, but with your donors? This post is […]

3 November 2014

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Get Ready for 2015

Yep, those are my toes in the sand! 🙂 Already thinking about 2015 in the summertime! I don’t know about you, but this year […]

29 October 2014

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8 ways to get people to read and answer your emails in your fundraising job

Are you sending emails and just feeling like you’re beating your head against the wall? You’re not alone. So many of our fundraising emails […]

7 October 2014

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Incredible CRISIS! Again!

Do you have unrealistic deadlines at work? Are you there past 5pm every day, along with most other people? Do you feel like it’s […]

4 September 2014

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Gayle Gifford Wild Woman Fundraising webinar

NEW Advanced WEBINAR: Helping Your Board Be More Effective

WHAT: NEW Advanced Webinar: Helping Your Board Be More Effective with Gayle Gifford, ACFRE WHEN:  September 18th, 2014 10am PT, 11am MT, 12pm CT, […]

4 August 2014

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Interview with Amy Sample Ward on New NTEN Conference

[raw] [/raw] I am speaking with Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN and all-around powerhouse. Amy’s dedication to educating and supporting nonprofit and community […]

17 July 2014

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Measuring nonprofit effectiveness and what’s next for GuideStar

Interview recording here: [raw] [/raw] Transcript below: Mazarine Treyz: Hi Lindsay! Thanks for chatting with me today. Tell me more about what you do […]

26 June 2014

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How your government contract is screwing you over (and how that’s about to change)

Note: This article originally appeared in the OCASDV (Oregon Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence) newsletter in March, 2014. Does your nonprofit get government […]

5 June 2014

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6 tips to be a better nonprofit manager

Here’s my first post about Brene Brown’s incredible 2012 book, Daring Greatly. This week I want to talk about what you can do to […]