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Is Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Automation Effective?

Is Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Automation Effective?

November 16, 2020

“There is an essential human element to fundraising that can never be replaced and should never be replaced.”

Steven Shattuck

In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Bloomerang’s Chief Engagement Officer, Steven Shattuck, joins Jeff Jowdy for a conversation about fundraising automation. Steven explains what fundraising automation is and:

  • How nonprofits can use automation to their advantage
  • The biggest dangers
  • Tips for implementing automation in your fundraising strategy

About Our Guest

Steven Shattuck is Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang.

A prolific writer and speaker, Steven curates Bloomerang’s sector-leading educational content, and hosts our weekly webinar series, which features the top thought-leaders in the nonprofit sector.

Steven got his start in the nonprofit sector producing fundraising videos and other digital content for organizations like Butler University, Girl Scouts, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the American Heart Association.

Steven volunteers on the Project Work Group of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project and the Study Fundraising Steering Group at the Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University. He is also an AFP Center for Fundraising Innovation (CFI) committee member and sits on the faculty of the Institute for Charitable Giving.

Steven has contributed content to the National Council of Nonprofits, AFP, NTEN and Nonprofit Hub, and is a frequent conference speaker, having spoken at AFP International, NAYDO, Cause Camp, ADRP, the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference and Planet Philanthropy to name a few. He is a co-author of “Fundraising Principles and Practice: Second Edition.”

He is also the author of “Robots Make Bad Fundraisers – How Nonprofits Can Maintain the Heart in the Digital Age,” published by Bold and Bright Media (2020).

Recipient of the David Letterman Scholarship, Steven graduated with honors from Ball State University in 2006, with a degree in Telecommunications and Creative Writing. He resides in Indianapolis with his wife, son and daughter.

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