#29 Get the Real Scoop on How Nonprofits & Donors Should Communicate for the Best Results with Patton McDowell, Founder, PMA Consulting

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As donors, it is our responsibility to make sure the nonprofits we support succeed. To do that, we need to learn how to effectively communicate with nonprofits to bring out the best results possible.

In this episode, I’m joined by Patton McDowell, an expert in working with nonprofits and someone who knows what nonprofits really want!

Patton is the founder of PMA Consulting and the host of the weekly podcast, Your Path To Nonprofit Leadership. He has spent his entire 30-year career helping talented individuals raise more funds and effectively lead their nonprofit organizations.

Listen in as Patton gives us the real scoop on how nonprofits and donors should communicate to get the best outcome!


Episode Highlights:

  • What inspired Patton to help nonprofits.
  • How to help nonprofit and prospective leaders do their work even better.
  • How Patton helps the board navigate tough questions.
  • Patton’s recommendation on how people should approach donors from the nonprofit side.


Our Guest:

Patton McDowell, PMA Consulting



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