Episode 3: Inside the mind of a donor handlers - with Fred Fransen

In this episode of the 7-Figure Fundraising Podcast, host Trevor Bragdon sits down with Fred Fransen. Fred is the founder of Certell Inc., an education nonprofit which provides social studies curriculum to more than 5,000 teachers across the United States. Fred also is an advisor and consultant to major donors who give to higher education, medical and scientific institutions and the arts. He has 25 years experience in the nonprofit world within universities, colleges and international think tanks.

Fred walks through how small or start-up nonprofits can get into serious fundraising. He shares how to build a positive, beneficial relationship with donor advisors and touches on important insights into how major donors think.

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Episode 2: What Happens in a 7-Figure Donor Meeting

In this episode of the 7-Figure Fundraising Podcast, host Trevor Bragdon sits down with Tarren Bragdon, his brother and co-founder of 7-Figure Fundraising. Tarren is the CEO of the Foundation for Government Accountability, a nonprofit he started in 2011 with $50,000 in seed money and has grown to produce $13 million in revenue annually. He also teaches the 7-Figure Fundraising Workshop.

Tarren shares the details of how to successfully prepare and execute a 7-figure donor meeting. He walks through what fundraisers should ask at the beginning of every donor meeting, how to transition from small talk to asking for money and how to structure a compelling pitch that resonates with donors.

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Episode 1 - Mindset: How Successful Fundraisers Think Differently

In this episode of the 7-Figure Fundraising Podcast, Trevor Bragdon sits down with Tarren Bragdon, his brother and co-founder of 7-Figure Fundraising. Tarren is the CEO of the Foundation for Government Accountability, a nonprofit he started in 2011 with $50,000 in seed money and has grown to produce $13 million in revenue annually. He also teaches the 7-Figure Fundraising Workshop.

Tarren shares the most important mindsets to be a successful fundraiser, how to use them to build a partnership with big money donors and ask for 5, 6 and 7-figure donations that will allow your nonprofit accomplish great things.

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