Successful Nonprofits Podcast brings you fresh ideas and featured conversations with nonprofit thought leaders.
Big Accounting Mistakes and their Simple Solutions with Germeen Guillaume
Today’s guest, Germeen Guillaume, has over 10 years of accounting experience. She joins us to share common nonprofit accounting mistakes and tips you can take today to make sure your nonprofit never becomes the next site of CSI: Accounting.
Bonus Break #36: 5 Ways to Repurpose Your Board Report
It’s such a waste of energy to spend a lot of time writing a board report for just one use. Over the years, I’ve found ways to repurpose my board report so that I can increase the report’s overall impact. So pull your last board report out of the archive, remove any confidential information, and see if you can repurpose it in one of these 5 meaningful ways.
Jump Start Your Planned Giving Program with Tony Martignetti
Wouldn’t it have been nice if your nonprofit had started a planned giving program 5, or even 20, years ago? Imagine where your organization could have been today!
In this episode, we are joined by planned giving evangelist and fellow podcast host, Tony Martignetti. We discuss how nonprofits of all sizes can quickly and easily get their planned giving programs jump-started. So listen in now --- your nonprofit’s future development team will be grateful!
Measuring Impact with Alan Mackie: A Common-Sense Approach to Program Evaluation
How do you know if your programs actually result in the impact you want? Alan Mackie has over 25 years’ experience evaluating impact. He joins us today with a simple message: you don’t have to be a statistician; you just have to know what’s important to you and your clients. Listen in and get motivated to go get your data!
Write a Board Report Your Board Members Want to Read
2021 is the year to stop spending hours writing boring board reports no one reads! Listen in for tips about ideal length, format, topics to include, and topics to exclude. You’ll also get advice on how to craft a board report that keeps your board focused on governance and out of your day-to-day operational details.
Taming Your Student Loan Monster with Meagan Landress
There are roughly 45 million people drowning in nearly $1.6 trillion in student loan debt. So it is not surprising that many nonprofit professionals are burdened by their debt.
So I invited Meagan Landress to help us better understand how to manage student loans. Megan is a financial planner who specializes in student loan debt, and she shares tips for reducing your monthly payments and maximizing the debt-forgiveness program available to nonprofit staff. Listen in and sleep sounder tonight!