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Is It Time to Transform Your Fundraising?

Is It Time to Transform Your Fundraising?

December 9, 2022

In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, host Margaret Gardner speaks with fundraising strategist and mentor Tammy Zonker about transforming fundraising. 

Tammy explains how sometimes just changing isn’t enough and discusses:

  • What fundraising that needs transforming look like
  • How an organization would know when it’s time to make a change
  • The biggest change nonprofits need to make right now in terms of fundraising
  • What the overall process of transformation looks like

About our Guest

Recognized as one of America’s Top 20 fundraising experts, Tammy Zonker is an inspiring international speaker and trainer in the discipline of transformational philanthropy. She has led, trained and coached nonprofit social service organizations, private schools, colleges and universities and healthcare organizations to raise more than a half billion dollars, including a single gift of $27.1 million.

Tammy is a masterful storyteller, major gifts strategist and fundraising expert. She’s also a certified AFP Master Trainer. She and her partner, brand and marketing strategist R. Trent Thompson, were awarded the “Multichannel Campaign of the Year” and “Campaign of the Year” Gold Awards by Fundraising Success Magazine. She has served as adjunct faculty at Indiana University, technical editor for Wiley Publishing’s “Fundraising for Dummies” third edition and served on Nonprofit Quarterly’s editorial advisory board.

When Tammy is not speaking at conferences or fundraising, she’s leading webinars, online masterclasses, board and development team retreats or training, workshops, and coaching her online membership community of Fundraising Transformers.

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