Givers, Doers, and Thinkers introduces listeners to the fascinating people and important ideas at the heart of American civil society. We speak with philanthropists, foundation leaders, reformers, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit executives, religious believers, historians, sociologists, philosophers, journalists, and anyone else who will help us understand contemporary civil society’s achievements and failures. We also sprinkle in practical advice for nonprofit leaders and fundraisers. This is the podcast for anyone interested in that vital space where philanthropy and civil society intersect.
Episode 20: David Patrick King & religion's influence on philanthropy
Wrapping up season two of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy talks with David Patrick King about faith-based nonprofits and how evangelical Christianity specifically has helped shape America’s philanthropic landscape.David is the Karen Lake Buttrey...
Episode 19: JP De Gance & rebuilding marriage in America
Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with JP De Gance, president and CEO of Communio, about the status of marriage in civil society.JP has spent his two-decade career in philanthropy seeking to scale organizations that improve lives....
Episode 18: Helen Pluckrose & woke culture's spell on civil society
Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with writer Helen Pluckrose about critical social justice ideology, what it is, and what to do about it.Helen is a liberal, secular humanist writer and cultural commentator. She is the...
Episode 17: Howard Husock & who killed civil society
This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with Howard Husock.Howard is a Senior Executive Fellow for The Philanthropy Roundtable and an adjunct scholar in Domestic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Previously, he was a...
Episode 16: Tim Kachuriak & the data behind digital fundraising
This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with Tim Kachuriak.Tim Kachuriak is the founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits,...
Episode 15: Helen Andrews & how boomers promised freedom but delivered disaster
Jeremy sits down with Helen Andrews this week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers. Helen Andrews is a senior editor at The American Conservative. She has worked at the Washington Examiner and National Review, and as a think tank researcher at the Centre...
Thought-provoking and insightful
A must-listen for anyone in the nonprofit space! Thought-provoking conversations with top givers, doers, and thinkers in the philanthropy world sprinkled with practical tips for nonprofit professionals.