115 episodes

The Smart Communications Podcast helps busy nonprofit leaders build their communications skills and develop their organization’s voice. Every episode shares insights and practical tips to help you leverage strategic communications to advance your nonprofit’s mission.

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    • Business
    • 5.0 • 55 Ratings

The Smart Communications Podcast helps busy nonprofit leaders build their communications skills and develop their organization’s voice. Every episode shares insights and practical tips to help you leverage strategic communications to advance your nonprofit’s mission.

    Episode 116: How can you direct transformative fundraising for your nonprofit?

    Episode 116: How can you direct transformative fundraising for your nonprofit?

    Farra Trompeter, co-director, and Rhea Wong, fundraiser and author of Get That Money, Honey!: The No-Bullsh*t Guide to Raising More Money For Your Nonprofit, chat about how people's feelings about money impact their ability to fundraise.

    • 22 min
    Episode 115: Why does belonging matter in the workplace?

    Episode 115: Why does belonging matter in the workplace?

    Farra Trompeter, co-director, talks with DEI thought leader and author, Rhodes Perry, about the benefits of fostering belonging and inclusion in our workplaces–and the costs when we don’t. They discuss how to build power, understand exclusion, and steps you can take to actively make things better.

    • 20 min
    Episode 114: What can white managers do to reduce racial harm?

    Episode 114: What can white managers do to reduce racial harm?

    Farra Trompeter, co-director, talks with equity and justice practitioner, coach, and consultant, Yejin Lee to discuss how white managers can disrupt harmful and racist behaviors, the importance of identification, reflection, and accountability for transformation.

    • 31 min
    Episode 113: How can you use research to understand your brand perception?

    Episode 113: How can you use research to understand your brand perception?

    Looking to raise awareness, increase visibility, and become a household name? Before any of this can happen, it is important to conduct research to understand your organization’s brand perception. Farra Trompeter, co-director, and Ally Dommu, director of strategy, share tips on how to get started with research, ways to engage your community, and how to process insights to make changes.

    • 19 min
    Episode 112: How can you facilitate inclusive conversations?

    Episode 112: How can you facilitate inclusive conversations?

    Ally Dommu, director of strategy, & Key Jackson, deputy executive director for programs & power building at GLSEN dive into facilitation practices and how to create spaces where all people can engage and feel comfortable joining in the discussion.

    • 18 min
    Episode 111: How can your organization stay human-centered in an artificial world?

    Episode 111: How can your organization stay human-centered in an artificial world?

    Farra Trompeter, co-director, chats with Allison Fine and Beth Kanter, co-authors of The Smart Nonprofit, Staying Human-Centered in an Automated World about how we can reduce potential harms such as embedded bias and surveillance capitalism, and share some insights into how nonprofits can prevent these harms from taking root.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

tommye w-c ,

Great!

Interesting and impactful insights to use and leverage in your non profit.

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Sarah does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving nonprofit and life you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Business Improv ,

Well done!

A valuable exploration of how individuals, teams, orgs and the public can communicate better with each other for better results. A great listen!

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