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IYKYK: Knowing When to Make the Ask (and how to prepare) with Elizabeth Abel The Freshman Fundraisers Podcast

What do you need to know in order to make an ask? According to Elizabeth Abel, 80% of the work is done before you even walk in the room to meet with the donor. Elizabeth is a Corporate Vice President at CCS Fundraising, a fundraising consulting firm for nonprofit organizations worldwide. She has designed, advised, and directed development initiatives and capital campaigns that have collectively raised more than $250 million, positively impacting tens of thousands of lives.Connect with the Freshman Fundraisers on IGSupport the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/FFpod)
  1. IYKYK: Knowing When to Make the Ask (and how to prepare) with Elizabeth Abel
  2. Okay boomer: Generational shifts in Donor behaviors with Travis McDearmon
  3. I hate fundraising: The art and science of turning around reluctant fundraisers with Cindy Wagman
  4. Season 2 trailer
  5. Digging into fundraising myths