76: A Seasoned Fundraiser Shares His Bare-Knuckled Strategies for Success

Today on Cause Talk Radio, Megan and Joe talk to Michael Malekoff, a former executive with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) who currently consults to nonprofits on organizational effectiveness and fundraising. Michael shares some important lessons on the challenges nonprofits are facing and how they can navigate an increasingly complex and crowded marketplace. Looking back at his tenure at JDRF, Michael reflects on a 2011 partnership between a local chain of Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants and JDRF that sparked a national controversy. Perhaps more than anyone else we've interviewed on CauseTalk Radio, Michael is a practicing fundraiser that we can all relate to. Tune in now!