Explore the fields of philanthropy, fundraising, social entrepreneurship, and more to become a better development professional or volunteer. Find ideas to benefit the institutional advancement efforts of your non-profit, charity, or organization and submit your challenges to be featured in a show. Connect with industry experts for in-depth interviews, hear important topics discussed in depth, discover the latest in innovative ideas in philanthropy, and learn from reviews of conferences, books, and services in the field.
Leadership in Advancement, Responding to the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, Building Your Team, and Sharing Your Mission - An Interview with Lou Nanni, University of Notre Dame
This week we’re joined by Lou Nanni to discuss leadership during the time of COVID-19, how to motivate a team during times of great uncertainty and times of great success, the importance of adaptability, how to hire people who will be “other focused”, what are the greatest pressures facing leaders today, and how to find and tell the great stories that connect people to your mission.
Conference Preview - The Nonprofit Technology Conference - An Interview with Amy Sample Ward, NTEN
A preview of the upcoming Nonprofit Technology Conference, who should attend, what to expect, and how to use the resources at the NTC and NTEN.
Reach out if you'll be attending NTEN and we can meet up there!
Entrepreneurs, Philanthropy, and Founders' Pledges; A new "pre-exit" philanthropy - An Interview with Dee Dee Mendoza, Dartmouth College
Engaging entrepreneurs in fundraising presents challenges not encountered in the typical donor engagement. Dee Dee Mendoza discusses how organizations have approached engaged entrepreneurs in their pre-exit philanthropy stage through the use of founders’ pledges, recognition society engagement, and providing value to entrepreneurs that is needed at each phase of their company’s lifecycle. Help your organization build long-term health and a competitive advantage in your sector with this episode.
A Big Announcement on The Philanthropy Podcast
A long overdue episode, an apology, and a big announcement for The Philanthropy Podcast
Philanthropy in a #MeToo World - How Today's Nonprofits and Fundraisers Need to Build Cultures of Safety and Respect
Nonprofit fundraising is a place where uncomfortable realities surrounding sexual harassment and sexual violence need to be addressed. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 1 in 4 women in nonprofit fundraising have experienced sexual harassment and 1 in 14 men have experienced sexual harassment. Sarah Beaulieu discusses our need to make workplaces safer for our employees and volunteers to ensure that everyone knows that their safety is our most important priority in fulfilling our missions.
Effective Altruism - An Interview with Eric Freidman, Author of Reinventing Philanthropy
A discussion about the philosophy of effective altruism, how donors compare nonprofits, changing donor mindsets, and whether nonprofit fundraising can be one of the ten most harmful jobs out there.