Fundraiser, Founder, and Chief Strategist of DMGroupConsulting Diana Marquis joins Martheya to talk about developing a donor base. They discuss fundraising, customer relationship management, and how to get started as nonprofit. (32:59)
This week on DANCE BEHIND THE SCREEN PODCAST…
[0:12] Martheya says welcome back
QUESTIONS WITH THE TEAM
[1:00] Topic: Asking for Money
[1:00] Martheya asks: “Can you talk about your career in Fundraising?”
[2:27] Martheya asks: “What is fundraising?”
[2:58] Martheya asks: “How do you ask for money?”
[3:50] Martheya asks: “When you are google what are you searching for?”
[4:50] Martheya asks: “What do you recommend is the way to contact someone?”
[7:45] Topic: How to Get Started
[7:45] Martheya asks: “What do you recommend for those just getting started (on developing their donor base)?”
[9:50] Martheya asks: “What do you mean by do your research?”
[11:55] Topic: Board of Directors & Fundraising Benefits
[11:55] Martheya asks: “How do you recommend building out your board?”
[12:40] Martheya asks: “How do you know when it’s time to start letting people into the decision making process?”
[21:17] Martheya asks: “What fundraising benefits does a nonprofit organization have that other models (ex. LLC, Sole Proprietorship, etc) doesn’t?”
[24:00] Topic: Communicating with Donors & CRM’s
[24:00] Martheya asks: “What is the most important thing to communicate to donors?”
[25:50] Martheya asks: “What is a CRM?”
Questions from kNOwBOX dance Archive
[28:33] Martheya asks: “Do you think social media is influencing the dance world? If so, how does it influence your work?”
[29:16] Martheya asks: “How do you say NO to the BOX?”
[30:12] Martheya asks:
1- If you had to recommend a resource to our audience what would it be?
[30:28] Martheya asks:
2- What was the first dance you saw?
[30:42] Martheya asks:
3- Do you think social media has a positive influence on the dance world (yes or no)?
I don’t know
[30:50] Martheya asks:
4- What is your favorite social media platform?
Connect with Diana Marquis & DMGroupConsulting
Diana is the Founder and Chief Strategist of DMGroupConsulting, a boutique consulting firm, specializing in nonprofit organizations. She has been a fundraiser in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for more than twenty years. She worked for academic, social service, environmental education, and consulting/training agencies. Diana served various nonprofits as Executive Director, Chief Development Officer, and Manager of Major Gifts. In addition to two decades of professional fundraising, Diana also had a career in radio and television production, and small business development.