28: Interview with Shimon Pepper Professional Fundraiser

Have you ever raised $15,000,000 in a 10 minute phone call? In this episode we learn all about the business of non-profit fundraising and management. With over 40 years of experience under his belt, Shimon shares with us some of his fantastic stories and teaches what some of the secrets of success in fundraising are. Does he feel it is ok for fundraisers to take a commission? How much is an acceptable overhead for a non-profit? He has raised tens of millions of dollars for his clients over the years including Lev LaLev, The UJA, Library of the Holocaust & The Koby Mandell Foundation.

Name: Shimon H. Pepper

Company: Shimon H. Pepper & Associates

LinkedIn: Shimon on LinkedIn

Shimon Pepper



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The Jewish Federations

Providence Hebrew Day School

Brown University

University of Massachusetts

Hebrew University

Shema Yisrael Yeshiva

Ohr Somayach

Aish HaTorah

Federation of Baltimore

Operation Exodus – Raised $910,000,000

Lev LaLev

The Manna Project

Jewish Children’s Museum

The Koby Mandell Foundation

Seth Mandell

Todd Sukol

Sherri Mandell


Asking By: Jerold Panas


Mega Gifts By: Jerold Panas

The Tzedakah Treasury

The Tzedakah Treasury By: Avrohom Chaim Feuer



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Nachum Kligman is the co-founder and CEO of Book Like A Boss software. Nachum is a visionary entrepreneur, brand builder, marketer and business consultant through his company, Ideago LLC.

He has founded or co-founded more than twenty companies and entrepreneurial projects such as Viewbix, ZipUp Inc, NextDor Inc., and others.

He is the only man in history to own a Pizza Store on Rechov Meah Shearim, and he was a two-time Color War winning General at Raninu Day Camp back in the 90’s.

He has consulted hundreds of business owners and non-profit organizations and is also an author, speaker and an amateur photographer. He holds three technology patents for his vision and ideas that resulted in Viewbix Inc. He also has a very successful weekly podcast, “The Frum Entrepreneur,” which is consistently one of the top Jewish podcasts on iTunes.

His biggest aspiration in life is to be a ben Torah and to help his fellow Jews succeed in the business world. He lives with his wife and children in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel.

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