Feb 22, 2023
Finding Your Fundraising Joy
I feel so fortunate to have none other than Tony Myers as our guest today on this episode of The Intentional Fundraiser Podcast. I’ve been a fan of Tony and his work for many years. Last June I finally met him in person at the Western Canada Fundraising Conference where we were both speaking. And I have to tell you, he’s even more amazing than I expected. He’s so smart, so kind — just an absolute delight.
Tony is passionate about philanthropy, leadership, and major gift fundraising. His approach in all that he does is to listen first, to deeply understand, identify the challenges, and then find a way to work together to meet challenges head-on.
Based in Western Canada, he’s a consultant, strategist, author, speaker, teacher, mentor, and executive coach. He has a lifetime of experience working with leaders on 6 continents, working with small and large nonprofits undergoing change.
Of his many gifts, perhaps his greatest is helping leaders around the world realize their vision and mission. He is internationally recognized for his ability to mold strategic direction, bring about change, develop revenue generation plans, and successfully execute major fundraising programs and campaigns.
As an international consultant, he has, and is currently working in Southeast Asia, South America, Africa, and Europe: Central & Eastern Europe in Particular — speaking, training, consulting, and fundraising. Alongside our mutual friend the incredible Kay Sprinkle Grace.
Tony brings passion, energy, experience, and deep knowledge to his work. And he is the first to tell you that he loves his job. He says he doesn’t really work; he just gets up every morning and goes to “joy”.
Resources mentioned in this episode
The Power of Intention by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker
International Fundraising Conference (IFC)
Slovak Fundraising Centre
Connect with our guest online
Linkedin / Website / Email
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