How to Survive—and Thrive!—In the Fundraising Industry

Nonprofit Management

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As a fundraising professional, you’re a critical part of your organization. But fundraising can be really hard! There are best practices to navigate and apply to your fundraising strategy. There are ever-shifting donor patterns to study and understand. You’re responsible for donor acquisition, donor retention, donor relationships, and more. With all these responsibilities on your plate, it can feel like there’s no room for mistakes.


But mistakes are how we learn! That’s why Mary Cahalane of Hands-On Fundraising is sharing her insights on how to survive and thrive in the nonprofit world. Tune into this webinar to learn:
  • Key strategies for success in the fundraising industry
  • Survival tips Mary has learned (the hard way!) during 30+ years in the nonprofit world
  • Ways to thrive in the nonprofit sector, even during very busy fundraising seasons
  • And more!


Sometimes we just need a little help to get by! Mary’s here to help you thrive by sharing some of the key lessons she’s learned so you can survive (and thrive!) in your job.

Meet the Speaker

After more than 30 years of experience in the nonprofit world, Mary still approaches her work hands-on. She is a nonprofit fundraising copywriter, consultant, and blogger. Mary has worked for both arts and community-based organizations and has consulted with a variety of nonprofits. Mary helps you build successful fundraising programs by focusing on great communications, thoughtful planning and strong donor relationships. Learn more about Mary and the work that she does at

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