The Nonprofit MBA Podcast 


April 7, 2021

5 Strategies to Keep Fundraising Alive During Uncertain Times Featuring Margaret Katz Cann on The Nonprofit MBA Podcast

Read an Executive Summary or Listen to the Podcast HERE 

In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his Guest Margaret Katz Cann discuss five strategies to keep fundraising alive during uncertain times. There are many circumstances that throw nonprofit organizations for a loop, and uncertain times arise regardless of the Coronavirus pandemic. However, even during difficult and uncertain times, nonprofits are given an opportunity to advocate for their organization’s mission and values.

About the Guest: Margaret Katz Cann, Fundraising Leadership

Margaret believes that, as fundraisers, we are way too often in apology when we ask for money. As a Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Margaret specializes in executive fundraising coaching, board training, and consulting, Margaret works with nonprofit and startup executives to stop tripping over their ask, to connect to passion and leadership – and step into the world of compelling fundraising.

Margaret’s career has spanned 2+ decades, including both actively fundraising and leading a 5-member team that raised $12 million a year while also overseeing donor relations for a donor-advised fund program.

Prior to falling in love with fundraising, Margaret worked as a journalist.  Her resume includes working at the Associated Press, as well as the Aspen Times and K-USA News.

Margaret holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Cornell University. Margaret is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) through the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI). She also is a graduate of CTI’s Leadership Program.

About Stephen Halasnik 

Stephen Halasnik is the host of the popular, The Nonprofit MBA Podcast. Mr. Halasnik is the Cofounder of Financing Solutions which is a leading nonprofit lender in the form of Lines of Credit to nonprofits. The line of credit program for nonprofits is fast, easy, inexpensive, and costs nothing to set up making it a great cash backup plan. You can learn more about the Nonprofit line of credit program or apply for a nonprofit credit line here. You can also call 862-207-4118.