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As our region’s needs were amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen amazing things happening in our community, from the adaptive work of local nonprofits to increased philanthropic giving from generous donors. With so many inspiring stories, our staff is excited to bring you a limited series of video podcasts highlighting the impact of nonprofits, donors, and community leaders in the Triangle.

Join us for bi-weekly podcasts, each with different conversations between our staff members and people doing incredible things in our community

What Matters: The Video Podcast Triangle Community Foundation

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As our region’s needs were amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen amazing things happening in our community, from the adaptive work of local nonprofits to increased philanthropic giving from generous donors. With so many inspiring stories, our staff is excited to bring you a limited series of video podcasts highlighting the impact of nonprofits, donors, and community leaders in the Triangle.

Join us for bi-weekly podcasts, each with different conversations between our staff members and people doing incredible things in our community

    Fund for the Triangle: The Impact of Collective Giving

    Fund for the Triangle: The Impact of Collective Giving

    In this podcast episode, Triangle Community Foundation Vice President of Development and Donor Engagement is joined by Bert Armstrong of Armstrong McGuire, and donors Andree and Bill Stanford, to discuss Our Fund for the Triangle and the Impact of Collective Giving.



    Chapters

    1:40 Intro & Pivot from What Matters events to Fund for the Triangle

    7:30 Making an Impact

    10:30 Importance of the Foundations philanthropic expertise

    17:00 Advice to Donors who are looking to participate in giving

    23:00 Final thoughts



    Want to support the Foundation in the immediate needs of the Triangle and become a catalyst for change? Visit our Fund for the Triangle!


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    • 26 min
    Our People & Our Planet: Climate Change, Conservation, & Community in the Triangle

    Our People & Our Planet: Climate Change, Conservation, & Community in the Triangle

    On April's special Earth Day episode, Triangle Community Foundation Program Officer Sarah Guidi is joined by Katie Rose Levin, Urban Forestry Manager for the Town of Cary and Tatiana Height, Program Director for Partners for Environmental Justice to discuss Our people and our planet: climate change, conservation, and community in the Triangle.   

    Chapters: 

    1:25 Intro + Importance of treating environmental & social outcomes as interconnected  

    8:40 Addressing Climate Change 

    17:50 What makes you hopeful? 

    24:50 Highlighting nonprofits doing this work and getting involved   



    For more information on Partners for Environmental Justice, click here. To learn more about Town of Cary's projects, click here. You can provide support to Our Impact: Sustainable Communities with our Fund for the Triangle, learn more here. 


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    • 28 min
    A Year of Crisis: What We’ve Learned through Nonprofit and Philanthropic Partnerships

    A Year of Crisis: What We’ve Learned through Nonprofit and Philanthropic Partnerships

    On March's What Matters: The Podcast episode, Triangle Community Foundation Director of Marketing and Communications Meg Farrell Buckingham is joined by Jenni Owen from the North Carolina Office of Strategic Partnerships and Ben Money from the Department of Health and Human Services to discuss A year of crisis: What we’ve learned through nonprofit and philanthropic partnerships. Click the video above to watch or find this month’s episode on our Spotify or Apple Podcast channels.

    Chapters

    1:30 Intro & Rapid Response of COVID-19 

    7:20 Survey and Report on NC Nonprofits 

    10:20 Student Response Corps

    12:10 A year into COVID-19 

    18:50 What are ways audience members can help?

    26:10 Hope for the Future

    For more information

    Learn more about the North Carolina Office of Strategic Partnerships, click here and to learn about the survey on how nonprofits are coping with COVID-19, click here.

    Learn more about the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, click here.

    To support the Foundation in the immediate needs of the Triangle, click here.




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    • 31 min
    Episode 7: Challenges & Opportunities: Where Have We Been & What is on the Horizon?

    Episode 7: Challenges & Opportunities: Where Have We Been & What is on the Horizon?

    In this new year, Anita Brown-Graham from UNC School of Government, Lori O’Keefe from Triangle Community Foundation, and Jeanne Tedrow from the NC Center for Nonprofits come together to discuss what the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors continue to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic, exposed disparities, and racial inequity.    

    Time stamps: 

    1:53​ Intro & A look back on 2020 

    6:37​ How do we fit the magnitude of this crisis against the resources? 

    10:30​ Nonprofits Reaching Capacity 

    16:00​ Addressing Nonprofit Burnout 

    19:00​ How do nonprofits build opportunities for people of color led organizations? 

    24:45​ The importance of funding people of color led organizations 27:20: Hope for 2021


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    • 35 min
    Episode 6: Learning During COVID: What’s Changed and Where Are We Going?

    Episode 6: Learning During COVID: What’s Changed and Where Are We Going?

    On our first episode of 2021, Foundation host Sarah Battersby welcomes guests Tych Cowdin from Communities in Schools of Chatham County, Ricky Hurtado from LatinexEd, and Adeja Cheek, our current Scholarship Intern to discuss Learning During COVID: What’s Changed and Where Are We Going?  

    Chapters: 

    1:45 Intro & “How have things changed?” 

    10:15 What are the immediate needs of students and how can donors help? 

    18:00 How do we move forward? 

    27:15 Conclusion


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    • 29 min
    Episode 5: The Impact of COVID-19 & Racial Inequity on the Triangle Arts Community

    Episode 5: The Impact of COVID-19 & Racial Inequity on the Triangle Arts Community

    In our last episode of What Matters: The Video Podcast series, our guests highlight what is it like to be an artist during this time, what do the arts do for our community, how funding can play into racial inequity, and from the donor perspective why is it so important to support the arts right now.   

    Special Guests:  Monét Marshall, Artist/ Arts Consultant: Brandon Cordrey, Executive Director, Visual Art Exchange; Bernard Hsu, Triangle Community Foundation Fundholder [Foundation staff: Sarah Guidi and Alexandria Franklin]  

    New episodes will be on our website, https://trianglecf.org/impact/what-matters/what-matters-the-video-podcast/, and on Spotify, https://open.spotify.com/show/6nImeOnfMvkLtaw0wv0kDb


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    • 35 min

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