Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising explains why a well-orchestrated annual report IS important for your organization, its donors, its constituents, and the community. More than just a listing of donors and a few financial numbers, it can be an incredible tool in fundraising if done correctly.
After her moving keynote address at the 2018 DSAIA Leadership Conference, Patti Saylor sits down with DSAIA to discuss what has happened in the 5 years since her son Ethan's death.
Michelle Sie Whitten, CEO/President of Global Down Syndrome Foundation, takes just a moment during the DSAIA 2018 Conference to talk about the strides made over the past year and what's in store for 2018.
Two of the "founding" board members of DSAIA (and steering committee members) talk to Deanna Tharpe of DSAIA about the past and future of the trade association. Mac Macsovits (Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association) and Amy Van Bergen (consultant with Global Down Syndrome Foundation) discuss the history of DSAIA in this interview recorded at the DSAIA 2018 Leadership Conference in Denver.
Sandy Rees, CEO of Get Fully Funded, joins DSAIA Live to talk about how relationships are the key to successful fundraising. Sandy discusses how to build your donor base, donor-focused communications, and the importance of building relationships.
Heather Sachs, Policy and Advocacy Director at the National Down Syndrome Congress, joins DSAIA to discuss grassroots advocacy. The chat goes in-depth on the GOP tax bill and the effects it will have on persons with disabilities. Also in the discussion are upcoming issues and the new NDSC program NDAC which is all about the grassroots movement.
DSAIA visits with Jay Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Firespring, to discuss work culture, the overhead myth, and new and exciting ways to work smarter and not harder.
Karen Bowersox of Downs Designs Dreams and William Herron of NBZ Jeans sit down with DSAIA to talk about the changes made in the last year. Bringing a customized clothing line to the Down syndrome community, Karen is well-known and celebrated in the community. Recently, she's made some big changes in the structure of Downs Designs. William Herron, a Navy veteran, works with Karen on the NBZ Apparel side to provide even more options to a wider market in need.