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Fundraising for Non-profits

The Austin Capital Environment #3: NonVC Sources of Startup Fundraising (Angels, Debt, Crowdfundi… [Video]

Venture capital is just one source of funding available to early-stage companies. These sources both compete with and complement VC money. They range from existing methods such as angels and debt vehicles to new sources like crowdfunding. Austin is home to a growing variety of options for this alternative capital and so we are going to try something new with this episode. In this episode, we have 4 mini-interviews with individuals that are active in this space. Nick Spiller, fundraising coach and host of the Beta Business podcast; Rick Timmins, former board chair of CTAN; Elizabeth Jennings, Board Member for SWAN Impact Network;  and Kyle Robertson, entrepreneur, and free-agent investor. They provide a look at the organizations and players in town and also provide differing perspectives on the fundraising environment. With capital flowing we can move towards…What’s next Austin? Support the show and check out our sponsors: Austin Private Wealth (https://austinprivatewealth.com/)Austin Next Links: Website (https://www.austinnextpodcast.com/), X/Twitter (https://twitter.com/AustinNxPodcast), YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/@AustinNext), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonscharf/)

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Fundraising for Non-profits

Creating a High Performance Environment for Major Gifts [Video]

In this session, we will learn how emerging fundraising trends are impacting major gifts—and how to handle it. We will discuss recruiting and maintaining a high-performing major gifts team and how to practice strategies that will increase major gifts ROI and will promote inclusion and diversity. This session will be presented by Cassie Carter, PhD, Vice President, West Region Director, Campbell & Company and Dan Nevez, PhD, Vice President, Executive Search, Campbell & Company. Cassie brings 30 years of experience to her work where she builds a shared understanding how organizational strengths can be leveraged to achieve fundraising success. Cassie was Associate Vice President for Development at Hawaii Pacific University and Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and Executive Director of Montana Outdoor Science School. She is chair of Pierce College Foundation and holds a doctoral degree in Teaching and Learning from University of Southern California. Dan brings 30 years of professional experience, including retained executive search, to his work and has successfully placed over 170 senior executives at regional and national nonprofits and associations. Prior to his work at Campbell & Company, Dan served as principal at a premier national executive search firm and was a museum curator and socio-economic historian. He received his master’s degree and completed his doctoral studies at the University of Chicago.

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NBFCs Q2 preview: Analysts expect cost of funds to peak out, margin guidance to improve [Video]

NBFCs are likely to witness their cost of funds bottoming out in Q2FY24, with some potentially peaking out by Q3FY24. Consequently, can anticipate improved guidance on net interest margins from the NBFC sector’s lenders in the coming quarters. The momentum in disbursals is projected to remain strong, thereby contributing to robust loan growth for select NBFCs.

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Toronto woman completing 10 triathlons in 10 provinces after mother’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis [Video]

Stephanie Fauquier’s mother, renowned surgeon Dr. Robin McLeod, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease two years ago, inspiring Fauquier to complete 10 triathlons in 10 provinces to raise money and awareness for dementia research.