5 episodes

Andy Jones leads Roundtree, focused on helping faith-based organizations excite and attract donors through custom communications. On Next Donor, Andy interviews nonprofit leaders to learn from their experience and expertise on what it takes to grow an organization and donor relationships.

Next Donor with Andy Jones

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Andy Jones leads Roundtree, focused on helping faith-based organizations excite and attract donors through custom communications. On Next Donor, Andy interviews nonprofit leaders to learn from their experience and expertise on what it takes to grow an organization and donor relationships.

    Finding your nonprofit's niche, with Brian Grasso of Simple Charity

    Finding your nonprofit's niche, with Brian Grasso of Simple Charity

    Welcome to Next Donor, a podcast about what it takes to lead a nonprofit organization and grow your donor base. Next Donor is hosted by Andy Jones, Founder and Managing Director of Roundtree.

    In this episode, we talk with Brian Grasso, founder and CEO of Simple Charity, a nonprofit that helps Christians practice solidarity with the global poor.

    Through our conversation with Brian, you'll learn a ton of practical tips and insights, including:

    Brian's story of starting Simple Charity and what it means to live in solidarity with the poor (02:15)
    How Simple Charity helps American Christians remember the poor (05:00)
    From a practical standpoint, why Justin started the organization (06:20)
    How they provide content, community, and charity recommendations (07:00)
    How poverty became a central issue for Brian (08:45)
    How Brian launched Simple Charity in high school and college (12:45)
    The five habits that will help others practically live in solidarity with the poor (15:40)
    How Simple Charity encourages college students to live in solidarity with the poor (18:26)
    What Brian's learned about leading and growing a nonprofit (22:40)
    What Andy's learned about leading and growing an organization (26:00)
    Why nonprofits should find their niche and get good at solving ONE problem (29:00)

    If you enjoyed the show, please give us a rating and review in iTunes. It'll help more people find the show.

    Next Donor is a production of Roundtree, a marketing agency that helps nonprofit organizations clarify and amplify their marketing to grow their donor base. Learn more at RoundtreeAgency.com.

    • 34 min
    How relationships lead to resources, with Kingdom Investor Andy Weigel

    How relationships lead to resources, with Kingdom Investor Andy Weigel

    Welcome to Next Donor, a podcast about what it takes to lead a nonprofit organization and grow your donor base. Next Donor is hosted by Andy Jones, Founder and Managing Director of Roundtree.

    In this episode, we talk with Andy Weigel, President of a commercial real estate investment company and a noted Kingdom Investor. Additionally, Andy serves on the board of Strategic Resource Group and Mission Increase.

    Through our conversation with Andy, you'll learn a ton of practical tips and insights, including:

    What Andy does for living (02:21)
    How he got involved with Strategic Resource Group and Mission Increase (5:51)
    As a donor, why Andy was drawn to the Mission Increase model (08:31)
    What distinguishes a "good financial ask" from a "bad financial ask" (12:46)
    Why Andy travels the world to see the work he supports (19:21)
    Advice for nonprofit leaders on interacting with potential donors (21:31)
    What American evangelicals should know about Pakistan (26:11)

    If you enjoyed the show, please give us a rating and review in iTunes. It'll help more people find the show.

    Next Donor is a production of Roundtree, a marketing agency that helps nonprofit organizations clarify and amplify their marketing to grow their donor base. Learn more at RoundtreeAgency.com.

    • 36 min
    Making your nonprofit sustainable, with Karl Johnson of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers

    Making your nonprofit sustainable, with Karl Johnson of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers

    Welcome to Next Donor, a podcast about what it takes to lead a nonprofit organization and grow your donor base. Next Donor is hosted by Andy Jones, Founder and Managing Director of Roundtree.

    In this episode, we talk with Karl Johnson, Executive Director of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers and founder of Chesterton House at Cornell University.

    Through our conversation with Karl, you'll learn a ton of practical tips and insights, including:

    Karl's story prior to starting Chesterton House (02:37)
    Karl's preferred outdoor activity (04:35)
    What led Karl to start Chesterton House (05:49)
    Karl's journey of faith (09:11)
    Where the name "Chesterton House" comes from (11:15)
    What makes Christian Study Centers unique (13:15)
    What Karl has learned about fundraising (16:50)
    The Consortium of Christian study centers (21:15)
    Karl's advice to others interested in starting a nonprofit (28:45)
    What trends Karl is seeing as it relates to work and rest (32:35)

    If you enjoyed the show, please give us a rating and review in iTunes. It'll help more people find the show.

    Next Donor is a production of Roundtree, a marketing agency that helps nonprofit organizations clarify and amplify their marketing to grow their donor base. Learn more at RoundtreeAgency.com.

    • 39 min
    The value of a healthy board, with Mark Atkinson of Durham Opportunity and Justice Incubator

    The value of a healthy board, with Mark Atkinson of Durham Opportunity and Justice Incubator

    Welcome to Next Donor, a podcast about what it takes to lead a nonprofit organization and grow your donor base. Next Donor is hosted by Andy Jones, Founder and Managing Director of Roundtree.

    In this episode, we talk with Mark Atkinson, Founder and Executive Director of Durham Opportunity and Justice Incubator (DOJI). DOJI helps entrepreneurial attorneys launch financially sustainable legal practices that improve access to justice.

    Through our conversation with Mark, you'll learn a ton of practical tips and insights, including:

    How DOJI creates opportunities for attorneys and improves access to justice (02:58)
    The problem many attorneys face that DOJI solves (06:00)
    The story behind Mark starting DOJI (07:50)
    How Mark went from being an electrical engineer in the Navy to a nonprofit founder (12:18)
    What Mark's learned about what it takes to grow a nonprofit (18:30)
    The value of having an engaged board (20:45)
    The state of justice in the South (24:00)
    How to talk about justice without being drawn into the cultural crossfire (28:45)

    If you enjoyed the show, please give us a rating and review in iTunes. It'll help more people find the show.

    Next Donor is a production of Roundtree, a marketing agency that helps nonprofit organizations clarify and amplify their marketing to grow their donor base. Learn more at RoundtreeAgency.com.

    • 34 min
    The power of collaborative giving, with Jeff Latture, Board Chairman of Strategic Resource Group

    The power of collaborative giving, with Jeff Latture, Board Chairman of Strategic Resource Group

    Welcome to Next Donor, a podcast about what it takes to lead a nonprofit organization and grow your donor base. Next Donor is hosted by Andy Jones, Founder and Managing Director of Roundtree.

    In this episode, we talk with Jeff Latture, chairman of the board of Strategic Resource Group and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Barnhart, a crane and rigging company.

    Through our conversation with Jeff, you'll learn a ton of practical tips and insights, including:

    What Jeff does for a living (03:18)
    What Strategic Resource Group is and does (05:33)
    How Jeff got involved with the Strategic Resource Group (06:53)
    How Jeff and SRG do due diligence to discern where to make an investment (09:25)
    The most common organizational issues nonprofits should fix (12:13)
    What Jeff's learned about picking the right ministry partners (14:33)
    What God is doing in the Middle East (18:18)
    The primary responsibility of a board chair (20:59)
    How SRG finds high-capacity givers (23:03)
    The power of referrals and turning donors into ambassadors (24:03)

    If you enjoyed the show, please give us a rating and review in iTunes. It'll help more people find the show.

    Next Donor is a production of Roundtree, a marketing agency that helps nonprofit organizations clarify and amplify their marketing to grow their donor base. Learn more at RoundtreeAgency.com.

    • 29 min

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