097: What You Need to Know Before You Start a Fundraiser w/ Matt Hugg, Founder of Nonprofit.Courses

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Matt Hugg’s passion is education, and he has so much to offer nonprofit organizations. Check out Nonprofit.Courses for access to more than 300 FREE courses! “When you’re working with a nonprofit, you get caught in that ‘mission bubble.’ There’s nothing wrong with that, but you need to be able to do more than that. You need to connect yourself out to other resources, whether it’s marketing, human resources, or accounting so that you can actually carry forward your mission.” - Matt Hugg In this week’s episode, you’ll learn all about: --How Matt got started with Nonprofit.Courses --His extensive background in teaching and online courses --Learning new skills to further your nonprofit’s mission --The diversity in the available courses on his website --Behind the scenes of nonprofits --The basics of successful fundraising --The mathematical formula for fundraisers --Three aspects you MUST cover to have success in raising money --Overcoming the major challenges in fundraising “There is an actual mathematical formula for fundraisers.” Biography: Matt Hugg is president and founder of Nonprofit.Courses, an on-demand, online (and very cost-effective) educational resource for nonprofit leaders, staff, board members and volunteers. He’s the author of the Guide to Nonprofit Consulting, and teaches nonprofit management at several universities, via the web, and in-person in the United States, Africa, Asia, and Europe. Matt’s past work includes fundraising universities and nonprofits. He has a BS from Juniata College and an MA in Philanthropy and Development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. You can email Matt at matthugg@nonprofitedu.com or find him on social media at Nonprofit.Courses! You can also find his books on Amazon. Check out the book that Matt recommends in the interview: A Spirituality of Fundraising by Henri Nouwen Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all of them! Subscribe on iTunes or on YouTube. Looking for more? Follow us on Instagram @grantwriting_funding

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