In this episode, we have Ric Phillips, Director at YEDI, to discuss why nonprofit organizations need to focus on friend-raising instead of fundraising.

In this episode we cover:

  • How effective is friend-raising and how to implement it
  • How to get mentor to join your nonprofit organization
  • How to ask for sponsorship
  • How to build connections with donors and sponsors

More about YEDI and Ric Phillips

Ric Philipps is a Communication Coach, Trainer and President at 3V Communications, a Director, Program Advisor and Instructor at YEDI as well as an Executive Director at NCCA Canada.

YEDI stands for York Entrepreneurship Development Institute and is a charity that trains entrepreneurs in Canada and abroad, both for-profit and non-profit.

Learn more about YEDI on their website and on Facebook.

About Tom (TJ) Abbott

Tom (TJ) Abbott, CSP is the Managing Director of AMC NPO Solutions and an authority on Governance. He has over 25 years experience as CEO, President and board director of several not-for-profit organizations. Tom has also spoken in over 20 countries.