Episode 16

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11th Jan 2022

Major Gifts: the Difference Maker

Does your nonprofit have a solid game plan for raising major gifts? Major gifts do not come from the clear blue sky. It takes lots of effort and hard work. Major gifts can represent the majority of your fundraising and take your nonprofit to the next level, so if you are not working with individual donors to raise major gifts, the time to start is now--and this episode can help.

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Lou Traina, CFRM. Lou has served in public and private nonprofit enterprises for more than 27 years and is an expert in the field of major gifts. His passion for fundraising serves as a vehicle for enhancing the presence of nonprofits and allowing organizations to achieve their missions.

Lou holds a Doctorate in Education from Columbia University. In his current role as a nonprofit consultant, he specializes in Board and Foundation governance, advancement development, collaborative leadership, investment giving, and organizational leadership.

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About the Podcast

IMPACTability®: The Nonprofit Leaders’ Podcast
This show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and offers incredible insight 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.

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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.”