Sarah Durham started Big Duck in 1994 to help nonprofits increase their visibility, raise money and achieve their missions. Today, Big Duck is the leading communications firm that works exclusively with nonprofits to help them raise money, recruit and build awareness. Clients include local, regional, national and international organizations.
Sarah is a total nonprofit communications nerd. She was named a top fundraiser under 40 by Fundraising Success Magazine in 2006, and one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company magazine in 2010.
The author of Brandraising: How Nonprofits Raise Visibility and Money Through Smart Communications (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2010), Sarah teaches aspiring nonprofit communications geeks at NYU's Wagner School (where she is an adjunct faculty member). She serves on the boards of the National Brain Tumor Society and the New York Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and was a 2015 International Fundraising Congress (IFC) Master Class presenter. She regularly gives workshops and webinars to anyone who'll listen.
Sarah tweets @BigDuckSarah. Please join her in conversation there.
PPGC Keynote: Brandraising - Raising Money and Visibility Using Smart Communications
As you expand the tools you use to communicate online and off and as staff roles change, how do you ensure that everyone is speaking with one voice? Based on Sarah Durham's book Brandraising: How to Raise Money and Increase Visibility Through Smart Communications (Jossey-Bass, 2010), this keynote talk introduces nonprofits to the concepts of brandraising that can help you improve your fundraising, outreach, and relationship-building communications.