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Impact Audio features short conversations (and a few longer ones) with experts, professionals, and practitioners, in the field of social impact.

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Impact Audio features short conversations (and a few longer ones) with experts, professionals, and practitioners, in the field of social impact.

    Edgar Villanueva and Sam Caplan: How can philanthropy decolonize wealth?

    Edgar Villanueva and Sam Caplan: How can philanthropy decolonize wealth?

    On the path to healing, can money be medicine? According to Edgar Villanueva, Principal of the Decolonizing Wealth Project and Liberated Capital, the answer is yes—for those seeking to mend what colonialism and white supremacy have broken (and philanthropy has further compromised).

    The fifth episode of Impact Audio was recorded during a Submittable book club interview with Edgar, facilitated by Sam Caplan, VP of Social Impact at Submittable. Including questions from Sam and the Submittable team, this conversation highlights major themes from the second edition of Decolonizing Wealth.

    You’ll learn about:

    • The inspiration behind Edgar’s book
    • Why white supremacy isn’t synonymous with white people
    • Model funders making change
    • The power of storytelling (and pop culture!)
    • How technology can help decolonize wealth

    Plus much more, including topics such as participatory grantmaking, trust-based philanthropy, relationship-building, and Reservation Dogs. We hope you enjoy listening in.

    For additional resources, visit our episode notes: https://www.submittable.com/impact-audio/edgar-villanueva/

    • 58 min
    Shaady Salehi: Tackling Common Misconceptions about Trust-Based Philanthropy

    Shaady Salehi: Tackling Common Misconceptions about Trust-Based Philanthropy

    Trust-based philanthropy is becoming increasingly well-known among grantmakers—but do funders really understand how to incorporate the values and tenets of this movement in an effort to shift power?

    The fourth episode of Impact Audio focuses on common misconceptions about trust-based grantmaking, with insight from Shaady Salehi, Director of the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project. Launched in January of 2020, this project is ​​a peer-to-peer advocacy and learning initiative dedicated to making trust-based practices the norm in the philanthropic sector.

    In this episode, you’ll learn:

    • What inspired (and demanded) the trust-based movement
    • Why trust doesn’t imply negligence or endanger compliance
    • What real support and genuine relationships look like
    • Why equity and trust-based philanthropy are not the same thing
    • The difference between crisis response and long-term relationship-building

    Drawn from a longer conversation on the values behind trust-based philanthropy, as well as strategies and tech tips, these excerpts include key learning for better grantmaking. We hope you enjoy listening.

    • 14 min
    Luther Hughes and Lydia Boss: Antiracism, Community-building, and Grants for Artists

    Luther Hughes and Lydia Boss: Antiracism, Community-building, and Grants for Artists

    It’s one thing for funders to include equity in a mission statement and another entirely for organizations to take real, antiracist action. The third episode of Impact Audio is focused on values and techniques that can help grantmakers put good intentions into practice, with Luther Hughes and Lydia Boss, Program Managers at Artist Trust. Founded in 1986, Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting Washington artists working in all creative disciplines.

    In this episode, you’ll learn:

    • How to prioritize relationships for equity
    • Tips for orienting a review panel on your mission
    • The value of trust and qualitative outcome-assessment
    • Why taking a stand matters

    Drawn from a longer conversation on strategies for enhancing equitable practices in grantmaking, these excerpts feature key takeaways to help you get started. We hope they serve you well.

    For a full-length version of this conversation and additional resources, visit our episode notes: https://www.submittable.com/impact-audio/luther-hughes-lydia-boss/

    • 11 min
    Louise Bleach and Mark Horoszowski: CSR, Social Enterprise, and Doing Well by Doing Good

    Louise Bleach and Mark Horoszowski: CSR, Social Enterprise, and Doing Well by Doing Good

    Good business in 2021 is about much more than quality products and services—today’s corporations are being held responsible for the impact they have on the planet and on humankind. This episode of Impact Audio features two experts in CSR and social good: Lousie Bleach and Mark Horoszowski.

    Listen on to learn:
    • Why clean water tech is more vital than you think, especially for beer-lovers
    • How social enterprises like Desolenator partner with the private sector to make lasting change
    • How CSR can benefit businesses, alter the global economy, and help the earth
    • Where and how businesses can get their start in CSR
    • What smart CSR strategy entails

    Featuring takeaways from a longer conversation on vital issues in the evolving worlds of CSR, social enterprise, and corporate partnerships for good, this excerpt is full of actionable, insider advice. We hope it moves you.

    For a full-length version of this conversation and additional resources, visit our episode notes: https://www.submittable.com/impact-audio/louise-bleach-mark-horoszowski/

    • 14 min
    Satonya Fair and Sam Caplan: Philanthropy, Impact, and the Future of Grantmaking

    Satonya Fair and Sam Caplan: Philanthropy, Impact, and the Future of Grantmaking

    At its best, philanthropy is dynamic—ever-evolving as a field, attentive to community, and attractive to professionals from many walks of life. In this episode of Impact Audio, you’ll hear directly from two veterans in the sector: Satonya Fair and Sam Caplan. Their in-depth conversation includes:

    • What it’s like to heed a philanthropic calling
    • PEAK Grantmaking’s past and future
    • Where the field at large is heading and how technology fits in
    • What smart giving entails (with kudos to Mackenzie Scott)

    Full of great takeaways for professionals in grantmaking and social impact roles, as well as in-depth personal reflections, this episode has a little something for everyone. We hope you enjoy it.

    For additional resources, visit our episode notes: https://www.submittable.com/impact-audio/satonya-fair/

    • 55 min
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