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In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest Gayle Gifford discuss everything your nonprofit board needs to know to help execute your ideal nonprofit fundraising plan. Nonprofit board fundraising can come with its challenges, especially when not every board member is great at fundraising. However, successful nonprofit fundraising can be accomplished with a combination of organization awareness and having proper roles for nonprofit board members.

About the Guest Gayle Gifford,Cause & Effect Inc

Bio: Gayle has spent most of her time in the trenches, organizing for peace, environmental, human, and civil rights. She served as Director of Development and Communications at PLAN USA, as Deputy Director/Director of Development and Marketing at Save The Bay, and as Director of Development at CityYear RI before launching her consulting business in 1996.

In 2002, Gayle earned the advanced fundraising credential, ACFRE, from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a distinction held by only 100 or so fundraisers worldwide as well as getting her masters in organization and management at Antioch University in New England

In Gayle’s spare time, she is a volunteer and board member, currently serving as board president at Blackstone Academy Charter School and most recently as vice-chair of the board at WaterFire Providence. She also serves on the Advisory Council for Latino Dollars for Scholars of Rhode Island and the RI Museum of Science and Art.

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 provider of loans to nonprofits in the form of a Lines of Credit. The line of credit program 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.