14 episodes

Cause & Purpose is the show about the leaders, innovators, and change-agents dedicating their lives to making this world a better place. In each episode, we'll feature a different leader, social entrepreneur, founder, or executive who has spent their careers pursuing positive social impact - either at nonprofit organizations or social enterprises. Enjoy!

Cause & Purpose The Moonshot Collective

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Cause & Purpose is the show about the leaders, innovators, and change-agents dedicating their lives to making this world a better place. In each episode, we'll feature a different leader, social entrepreneur, founder, or executive who has spent their careers pursuing positive social impact - either at nonprofit organizations or social enterprises. Enjoy!

    How User-Centered Design and Development is Helping Karin Underwood Make a Massive Impact in Healthcare with Verano Health

    How User-Centered Design and Development is Helping Karin Underwood Make a Massive Impact in Healthcare with Verano Health

    Karin Underwood is the Founder and CEO of Verano Health, an accessible mobile platform built to provide life-changing diabetes self-management training to low-income Americans with chronic disease. She’s spent a lifetime embedded in social impact, from high school service trips all the way to living in Kenya for two years post-college with the One Acre Fund. Karin joins Cause & Purpose to detail her exciting journey as a nonprofit tech entrepreneur and share countless lessons-learned from a lifetime of firsthand experience interfacing directly with the communities she wants to help.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Giving Tuesday, Open Source Campaigning, and Inspiring Long-Term Generosity In the Post-COVID Era, with Giving Tuesday Chief Data Officer Woodrow Rosenbaum

    Giving Tuesday, Open Source Campaigning, and Inspiring Long-Term Generosity In the Post-COVID Era, with Giving Tuesday Chief Data Officer Woodrow Rosenbaum

    Woodrow Rosenbaum is the Chief Data Officer at Giving Tuesday, a movement designed to unleash the power of radical generosity around the world through a dedicated day for giving. Every year, Giving Tuesday activates over 70 national movements, 300 communities, and tens of millions of people to support organizations across the globe. Woodrow joins us for an exclusive interview on Cause & Purpose to share the origins behind Giving Tuesday, how we can shift mindsets for the social sector, and countless data-backed insights that can be applied to your organization on a year-round basis.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Transforming Nonprofit Organizations to Prepare for Massive Annual Growth Featuring Matt Scott from CauseMic

    Transforming Nonprofit Organizations to Prepare for Massive Annual Growth Featuring Matt Scott from CauseMic

    CauseMic is a boutique consulting firm cofounded by Matt Scott, CEO, to help nonprofits who want to truly disrupt the social sector. Their work is hyper-focused on implementing rapid growth plans that will see organizations scale their revenue 10x in 3 to 5 years, using technology to build personalized relationships at scale, and driving authentic engagement between organization and audience. Matt joins Cause & Purpose to share his insights, tactical advice, and so much more.

    • 50 min
    Millennial Philanthropy and How Emerging Tech Nonprofits Are Changing The World with Shannon Farley from Fast Forward

    Millennial Philanthropy and How Emerging Tech Nonprofits Are Changing The World with Shannon Farley from Fast Forward

    Shannon Farley is the cofounder and executive director of Fast Forward, an accelerator that focuses specifically on tech nonprofits. To date, they’ve graduated seven cohorts, raised more than $275 million on behalf of their members, and impacted the lives of more than 88 million people. Cause & Purpose was beyond excited to host Shannon and discuss how an entrepreneurial mindset has helped her career journey, from mobilizing the largest network of millennial philanthropists ever to funding the next great nonprofit founders obsessed with making a lasting impact on the world. 

    • 57 min
    Data, Technology, and Building the Most Generous Generation in the History of the World with Tim Kachuriak from NextAfter

    Data, Technology, and Building the Most Generous Generation in the History of the World with Tim Kachuriak from NextAfter

    Tim Kachuriak is the Founder, Chief Innovation Officer, and Optimization Officer at NextAfter, a fundraising research lab and consultancy. They specialize in work with cause-driven businesses and nonprofit organizations to help them better understand their customers and inspire their donors to give generously. He's also the founder of The Human Coalition, a nonprofit that is committed to the goal of rescuing children and families from abortion. Tim joined us on Cause & Purpose to tell the story of how he was able to take career experiences from the world of advertising marketing and fuse it with the world of social impact. We also got tons of actionable insights for nonprofits to go along with the exciting tale.

    • 42 min
    How Becky Kekula is Changing the Way Hollywood, Companies, and Everyday People See People with Disabilities

    How Becky Kekula is Changing the Way Hollywood, Companies, and Everyday People See People with Disabilities

    Becky Kekula is a social change advocate, dynamic public speaker, and driving force behind the Disability Equality Index (DEI) from Disability:IN. A lifelong advocate for the rights and representation of people living with disabilities, Becky has covered many miles, touched many hearts, and has made a real impact on how people with disabilities are treated in the workplace. Becky joined Cause & Purpose to share her lived experiences, and talk about some of her struggles, successes, and failures from a life advocating for equal treatment for everyone.

    • 57 min

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8 Ratings

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Informative and insightful

Thoughtful, and thought-provoking, conversations with leaders who are making social change. Mike and team do a great job. Look forward to more.

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A thoughtful and important podcast for our times

The leaders on this podcast have important things to share. Mike Spear is a great host and interviewer. I’m impressed!

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