Jul 3, 2023
Many smaller nonprofits don’t have the budget to hire experienced fundraisers. They either make do with existing staff or hire a consultant that advises but doesn't implement. In today's episode, we explore the benefits of fractional fundraising — hiring a seasoned fundraiser for a fraction of the work week — and why this strategy can be a game changer for small nonprofits.
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Trica Oshant Hawkins
has worked for non-profit conservation organizations for most of
her professional career. She received her BS in Wildlife Ecology,
served as Education Specialist for Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in
Pennsylvania for several years, and then returned to her Sonoran
Desert home to co-found the Environmental Education Exchange, a
non-profit organization with the mission of increasing
environmental literacy through collaborative environmental
education programs. After completing a Master’s Degree in
Conservation Biology, she shifted her focus from education to
conservation, and began working with the Arizona
Wildlife Federation (AWF). As AWF’s Conservation Programs
Director, Trica manages several programs that get people outdoors
and directly involved in conservation projects. Trica also
contributes to the organization’s communications, education, and
(for a brief spell) development programs.
Knobloch has held positions in the nonprofit sector at
The Nature Conservancy Arizona, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Barrow
Neurological Institute, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation, and
Valley of the Sun United Way. In addition to being a Certified Fund
Raising Executive from the Association of Fund Raising
Professionals, he has earned a diploma from the National Planned
Giving Institute from the College of William and Mary. Alan is
a member of IPM Advancement's consultant network and a co-founder
of Synergy Philanthropy.
Russ Phaneuf, a co-founder of IPM Advancement, has a background in higher education development, with positions at the University of Hartford, Northern Arizona University, and Thunderbird School of Global Management. As IPM's managing director & chief strategist, Russ serves as lead fundraising strategist, award-winning content creator, and program analyst specializing in applied system dynamics.
Rich Frazier has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 30 years. In his role as senior consultant with IPM Advancement, Rich offers extensive understanding and knowledge in major gifts program management, fund development, strategic planning, and board of directors development.