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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits presents Nonprofit Everything, a Q&A podcast for nonprofit professionals, board members and anybody with an interest in the charitable sector. Ask us anything, and if we don't know the answer, we'll rope in another expert. Send your questions to podcast@nonprofiteverything.com.

Nonprofit Everything Andy Schuricht and Stacey Wedding

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    • 4.7 • 11 Ratings

The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits presents Nonprofit Everything, a Q&A podcast for nonprofit professionals, board members and anybody with an interest in the charitable sector. Ask us anything, and if we don't know the answer, we'll rope in another expert. Send your questions to podcast@nonprofiteverything.com.

    What Does Our Fundraising Staff Do?

    What Does Our Fundraising Staff Do?

    What should other staff know about the development function? A lot! Also, this week, Stacey and Andy tackle a topical question about the appropriate way to express sympathy for a death in a donor's family.



    Topics:



    * What does our fundraising staff do? - 0:00

    * What's the appropriate way to express condolences to a donor? - 14:41





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    Today's episode is sponsored by you, our listeners! Thanks! Is there something we can answer for you, or do you have a suggestion? Let us know at our new phone number: +1 (702) 900-4656.



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    Donor Writes Off University After it Fails to Acknowledge Her Mother's Death - Post and Courier



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    • 28 min
    Forcing the ED to Take a Raise

    Forcing the ED to Take a Raise

    Can a board force an ED to accept a raise? And is a 3-month interim budget problematic for funders? We have opinions! Also, this week we answer a great nonprofit 101 question about whether staff members can be on the board.



    Topics:



    * Can a board force an ED to accept a raise? - 0:00

    * If we do a 3-month interim budget, how will funders react? - 7:32

    * Nonprofit 101: Can staff members be on the board? - 20:11





    Episode Sponsor:

    Today’s episode is sponsored by the HR Collaborative. The HR Collaborative was formed to help build nonprofit strengths through improved human resources. It provides professional development opportunities, networking and sharing of best practices on HR issues faced by nonprofit organizations. The Collaborative meets bi-monthly. Membership is free and open to anyone who works for a nonprofit and has HR responsibilities. For more information or to attend an upcoming meeting, visit their website at www.hrcollaborativelv.org.



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    The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits



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    • 31 min
    Using Donor Screening Services

    Using Donor Screening Services

    It's our 75th episode, so we've supersized it for you! This week, guest expert Brad Stith, Principal at Philanthropy Development Associates, joins Stacey to answer a listener question about the utility of screening existing donors for interest in an organization's mission. We also have opinions on how an interim executive director should manage a whiny staff, and Andy and Stacey attempt to answer a question about impostor syndrome without using any irony at all.



    Topics:



    * How should an Interim ED manage complaining staff members? - 0:00

    * Should we screen existing donors for interest in our mission? With Guest Expert Brad Stith of Philanthropy Development Associates - 7:59

    * Tips on combatting impostor syndrome? - 28:24





    Episode Sponsor:

    Today’s episode is sponsored by the HR Collaborative. The HR Collaborative was formed to help build nonprofit strengths through improved human resources. It provides professional development opportunities, networking and sharing of best practices on HR issues faced by nonprofit organizations. The Collaborative meets bi-monthly. Membership is free and open to anyone who works for a nonprofit and has HR responsibilities. For more information or to attend an upcoming meeting, visit their website at www.hrcollaborativelv.org.



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    Philanthropy Development Associates

    CFRE Certification

    Certified Specialist in Planned Giving

    The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits



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    • 41 min
    Founder Retires but Wants to Stay Involved

    Founder Retires but Wants to Stay Involved

    Is there anything scarier than the finance person leaving? Yes, there definitely is (and Andy has some thoughts on how to manage the transition.) Also, we have some advice for a founder considering leaving but not really leaving, and Stacey has some great tips on how to make the periodic bylaw revision process not the absolute worst, most boring thing ever.



    Topics:



    * Our finance person is leaving! Help! - 0:00

    * Should a founder who retires stay involved in the organization? - 7:06

    * Is there any way to make bylaws revisions less boring? - 16:22





    Episode Sponsor:

    Today’s episode is sponsored by the HR Collaborative. The HR Collaborative was formed to help build nonprofit strengths through improved human resources. It provides professional development opportunities, networking and sharing of best practices on HR issues faced by nonprofit organizations. The Collaborative meets bi-monthly. Membership is free and open to anyone who works for a nonprofit and has HR responsibilities. For more information or to attend an upcoming meeting, visit their website at www.hrcollaborativelv.org.



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    Making Founder Successions Work (SSIR)

    Boardsource

    The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits



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    • 26 min
    Y U HATE GALAS?!

    Y U HATE GALAS?!

    Why, oh why, do you hate galas so much? After 72 episodes of dropping unsubtle hints, Andy and Stacey finally got someone to ask the question they've been dying to answer. As you can imagine, they have opinions. Also, a complicated conflict of interest question turns out to have a pretty straightforward answer, and Stacey has some thoughts on how to say "no" to new program ideas.



    Topics:



    * Making a donation to offset the salary of a spouse? - 0:00

    * Y U HATE GALAS?! - 8:56

    * How to say "no" to new program ideas? - 20:58





    Episode Sponsor:

    Today’s episode is sponsored by the HR Collaborative. The HR Collaborative was formed to help build nonprofit strengths through improved human resources. It provides professional development opportunities, networking and sharing of best practices on HR issues faced by nonprofit organizations. The Collaborative meets bi-monthly. Membership is free and open to anyone who works for a nonprofit and has HR responsibilities. For more information or to attend an upcoming meeting, visit their website at www.hrcollaborativelv.org.



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    The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits



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    • 29 min
    Joining Other Nonprofit Boards

    Joining Other Nonprofit Boards

    Should a nonprofit pay their employees' dues when they serve on other nonprofit boards? Stacey has thoughts. Also this week, we talk about contract employees wanting to join the board, and Andy resorts to a sports analogy to make a point about multitasking. Finally, we get some well-earned listener feedback from Girls on the Run ED, Kate McLaughlin.



    Topics:



    * A contract employee wants to join the board - 0:00

    * I'm drowning! Any multitasking tips? - 5:38

    * Should we pay for employees to serve on other nonprofit boards? - 17:14

    * Update on using copyrighted music, with Kate McLaughlin - 27:02





    Episode Sponsor:

    Today’s episode is sponsored by the HR Collaborative. The HR Collaborative was formed to help build nonprofit strengths through improved human resources. It provides professional development opportunities, networking and sharing of best practices on HR issues faced by nonprofit organizations. The Collaborative meets bi-monthly. Membership is free and open to anyone who works for a nonprofit and has HR responsibilities. For more information or to attend an upcoming meeting, visit their website at www.hrcollaborativelv.org.



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    The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits

    Music Licensing Organizations: ASCAP, BMI and SESAC



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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🙏

Whether you’re well established as a non-profit executive, or just getting started identifying the impact you want to bring to the world through your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Andy and Stacey do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving non-profit, and life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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