Just for a moment, imagine what it would mean for your organization if you could double your online fundraising next year. I’m thinking it would increase your impact for sure. Sounds pretty great.
So how do you do that?
My guest, Dan Portnoy, says you start with a good story. Dan is the author of The Non-Profit Narrative: How Telling Stories Can Change the World and is the founder of Portnoy Media Group.
In the episode, Dan teaches us how to effectively use the framework of the hero’s journey to achieve phenomenal fundraising results.
If you want to improve your fundraising over the next year, you’ll want to pay attention.
About Dan Portnoy
Dan is the founder of Portnoy Media Group and the author of The Non-Profit Narrative: How Telling Stories Can Change the World. For over two decades, Dan has worked with the toughest outposts of Fortune 500 companies to get them back on track with big results. He is a sought after to help flesh out ideas, coach teams, and lead senior staff through the digital age. He is a story expert and builds narratives that remove the barriers between traditional cultivation and acquisition.
- Dan’s Book (including a 40+ page workbook): The Non-Profit Narrative: How Telling Stories Can Change the World
- Joan Garry’s Course at the University of Pennsylvania on Nonprofit Communication
- Book: The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
- Book: Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting
- Book: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
- Website: Union Rescue Mission
- Joan Garry’s Instagram
- Explore the Nonprofit Leadership Lab
- Joan’s Book: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership: Because Nonprofits Are Messy
- Music by Jukebox the Ghost
- Voiceover Work by Cindy Cap Solutions