26 episodes

A podcast about grants, fundraising, and such.

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    • Non-Profit

A podcast about grants, fundraising, and such.

    OG Productivity Tools

    OG Productivity Tools

    There are so many technological tools for assisting professionals in their grant writing and management processes, but technology is not the only solution in our field. Join cohosts Kimberly and Amanda as they honor some of the OG (Original Grant) Productivity Tools they often use to get the job done. Sometimes, old school rules!

    • 34 min
    I Survived an OIG Audit & Lived to Tell the Tale

    I Survived an OIG Audit & Lived to Tell the Tale

    For individuals managing federal funds, a visit from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is basically your worst nightmare. Hear from cohost Amanda Day about one organization's experience and her hand in picking up the pieces after the fact. It was her first day on the job when she discovered her hiring was actually the result of said audit. Take a listen to find out lessons learned along the way.

    • 30 min
    Getting it Done with SCRUM

    Getting it Done with SCRUM

    Today's guest is Diane Leonard, GPC, President of DH Leonard Consulting. She is a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner through Scrum Alliance, Inc. Scrum is the art of doing twice the work in half time. While Scrum was created for faster production of software development, it is an applicable framework for so much more. So if you are looking for creative and meaningful ways to submit your grant applications by deadline, meet your organization's mission, and serve your clients through your strategic plan, then this episode is just for you.

    • 36 min
    Educate Up: Managing Above Your Paygrade

    Educate Up: Managing Above Your Paygrade

    Grant professionals often find themselves in an awkward position: they are knowledgeable about grant rules and regulations, but they are not the official decision maker in their office. When you report to a board, executive director, city manager, or other official boss, how do you educate said individuals about the lawful and ethical decisions surrounding grant funding? Cohosts Amanda and Kimberly share their experiences, because they have been there. 

    • 32 min
    Behind the Philanthropic Curtain with Edgar Villanueva, Part 2

    Behind the Philanthropic Curtain with Edgar Villanueva, Part 2

    Fundraising HayDay continues the interview with Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth. Hear about collaborating with funders, sharing your stories, and so much more. There's even a frank discussion on how not to reach out to your funder. Hint: following them into the bathroom after a presentation is not the best place for pitching a project idea. This is part 2 of our peak behind the philanthropic curtain.

    • 35 min
    Behind the Philanthropic Curtain with Edgar Villanueva, Part 1

    Behind the Philanthropic Curtain with Edgar Villanueva, Part 1

    Ideally, grant seekers and grant makers should work hand in hand to better the communities they serve. Sadly, this does not always happen. Take a peak behind the philanthropic curtain as we discuss the life and experiences of a foundation program officer. Edgar Villanueva combines his heritage with his in-depth knowledge of the philanthripic sector to drive change in the nonprofit sector. Read more in his book Decolonizing Wealth and by listening to today's episode of Fundraising HayDay.

    • 22 min

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