Would being a famous baseball player help your cause?
When Edgar Martinez retired from Major League Baseball, he and his wife, Holli, started a foundation. They knew they were bucking the odds. The vast majority of foundations, started by famous athletes, end up failing.
It’s been over five years and The Martinez Foundation is stronger than ever…and having a very positive impact on training and supporting teachers in Washington State.
In today’s video, Holli is going to take you through what they did in the early days to build trust with donors. She and Ian Adair, the executive director of The Martinez Foundation, will share with you what they tell their donors today, and how they leverage their resources and exceed donor expectations.
By the way, you may recognize Ian. He’s appeared on Movie Mondays before and is part of the “Donor Retention Project” that I put together with a few other folks.
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