DiscoverZengineering: A Philosophy of Science, Technology, Art & Engineering068 - with Nat Wyeth - On Fundraising and The Practice of Giving
068 - with Nat Wyeth - On Fundraising and The Practice of Giving

068 - with Nat Wyeth - On Fundraising and The Practice of Giving

Update: 2018-11-13
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Howdy, Zengineers!

This week we're chatting with Nat Wyeth, professional fundraiser, old friend, and all around good guy. We talk about his experience working with small, medium, and large donors over the last decade of fundraising for some exceptional non-profit organizations. Nat shares interesting insights into how the world of fundraising works, how it affects organizations at large, and how you can get involved, making smart decisions with your own gifts.

We hope you enjoy the convo.

Support the show: http://support.zengineeringpodcast.com and visit our website for more episodes: https://zengineeringpodcast.com
Cheers,
Adam & Brian
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Show Notes

Seed Foundation (where Nat works now):
www.seedfoundation.com

National Cathedral in Washington DC (where Nat used to work):
cathedral.org

Research Non-Profits Before Donating:
www.charitynavigator.org

Tips For Personal Giving:
- make a continuing monthly donation so organizations can plan and budget based on consistent cashflow
- alternatively, donate at end the of the organizations fiscal year
- give to organizations that you have a personal connection with and that you care deeply about (don't overthink your gifts as a small donor)
- make a personal connection with a staff member to maximize the humanity of what you're doing

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068 - with Nat Wyeth - On Fundraising and The Practice of Giving

068 - with Nat Wyeth - On Fundraising and The Practice of Giving

Brian and Adam