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The Development Download Podcast

 

 

As a benefit to our members, we are excited to bring you our latest educational programming: The Development Download, a podcast spotlighting local and national fundraisers with tidbits you can bring back to your shop! To get in touch with our podcast coordinator, please email Lauren Futch at afpghcpodcast@gmail.com. And if you like what we're doing, don't forget to subscribe and rate us!

 

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Episode 1

Welcome to the Development Download Podcast!

 

Lauren Futch

Senior Associate Director, UTHeath

afpghcpodcast@gmail.com

 

On this episode of the Development Download Podcast, Lauren introduces the podcast, gives details on future episodes, and shares the benefits of being a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

 

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

 

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Episode 2

You got the job! What to do in your first 90 days as a leader. 

 

 

Melissa Simon, MSW, CFRE

Senior Director of Development, Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos

msimonmsw@gmail.com

 


Liz Bear, CFRE

Development Director, Vita Living

lbear@vitaliving.org

 

On this episode of the Development Download Podcast, we sit down with Melissa Simon and Liz Bear to discuss leadership. Our guests share tools on how to build relationships within your organization and share a 90 day plan that will help you become an effective leader.

 

Resources:

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

 

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Episode 3

Hometown Talks: Navigating COVID-19 in Your Shop.

 

Rebecca Lamb, CFRE

Senior Director of Development, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast

 

Kevin J. Foyle, MBA, CFRE

Vice President for Development and Public Affairs and Chief Development Officer, UTHealth

 

Angela Lane, CFRE

Chief Development Officer, Houston Ballet

 

Melissa Simon, MSW, CFRE

Senior Director of Development, Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos


On this episode of the Development Download Podcast, we interview three of Houston’s fundraising leaders from large, medium, and small shops to discuss different responses to COVID-19 and the current economic uncertainty our community faces. This is from a previously recorded webinar.

 

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

 

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Episode 4

Storytelling During a Crisis.

 

Alice L. Ferris MBA, CFRE, ACFRE and Jim Anderson, CFRE

GoalBusters Consulting Flagstaff, AZ

 

On this episode of the Development Download Podcast, we interview Alice Ferris and Jim Anderson of GoalBusters about effective story telling. We are all receiving so much information in today’s environment. While you know that it is more important than ever to share your story, how do you cut through the clutter? We’ll discuss how to use storytelling techniques to better communicate your why and engage your audiences in your cause.

 

Resources:

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

 

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Episode 5

Hometown Talks: Pivoting To Best and Next Practices During and After COVID-19

 

Moderator

 

Amy Lampi

Associate Vice President, BWF

 

Panelists

 

Loubel Galik
Senior Consultant, Sterling

 

Holly Lang
Principal, Dini Spheris

 


Sara Wise
Senior Consultant, Mission Advancement

 

Join Houston-area consultants as they collectively share “real time” experiences with organizations across all sectors. The panelists will discuss best and next practices, lessons learned, and fundraising trends being seen locally, across Texas and nationwide.

 

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

 

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Episode 6

All About Annual Giving

 

Nick Stinson
Director, Rice Annual Fund

NStinson@Rice.edu


A successful annual giving program is essential to the success of your fundraising operations, so what are the key elements that make up an annual giving program? How do you get started in a career focused on annual giving and what are some great resources for those interested in this field? Join our guest, Nick Stinson and we answer these questions and dive into annual giving.

 

Resources: 

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

 

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Episode7

Hometown Talks: Rethinking Special Events When We Can't Gather

Panelists

 

Rick Byrd

Executive Director, JDRF

rbyrd@jdrf.org

 


Brandi Ledet 

Assistant Director for Special Events, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

bledet@imgh.org

 

Maria Magee, CFRE

Chief Development Officer, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

mmagee@imgh.org

 

Heather Shirk Patrick

Executive Director, Prevent Blindness Texas

hpatrick@pbtexas.org

 

Moderator

 

Kate Yadan

Director of Development, Teen and Family Services

kate@tafs.org


On this episode of the Development Download Podcast, we have a panel discussion about rethinking how we do events during times of crisis. You'll hear from development professionals from small and large shops about how they executed or are planning their next special event in the time of COVID-19.

Resources: 

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

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Episode 8

Mentor Moment with Tom Moore, CFRE

Tom Moore, CFRE

Director of Advancement
The Kinkaid School


On this episode of The Development Download podcast, we are sitting down with mentor Tom Moore, CFRE, to learn more about his path into development, the resources that have helped shaped his career, and his advice for fundraising professionals.

 

Resources

 

Available to listen on: iTunes, Spotify

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Additional episodes coming soon!

If you like what we're doing, don't forget to subscribe and rate us!

 

more Calendar

6/12/2020
Members Only - Virtual Affinity Group: Consultant Chat

6/12/2020
Hometown Talks: Engaging Your Board While Navigating COVID-19

National Philanthropy Day

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