Nonprofit Confidential
Episode 6: Fundraising Mini Series: Pt. 1 Your Donor Relationship Road Map

Episode 6: Fundraising Mini Series: Pt. 1 Your Donor Relationship Road Map

February 5, 2019

On this episode, I walk you through my Donor Road Map, which helps me engage donors in meaningful communication. If you're just starting out in your fundraising career, or fundraising fell into your lap and you're looking for direction, this episode is for you. 

If you've been listening to the first few episodes of Nonprofit Confidential, you know we typically feature nonprofit leaders. We're still going share compelling stories but this week, we're going to pivot a bit share some insider tips.

To download a FREE PDF of the road map, please visit www.thirdsuite.com/6

Episode 5: Yewande Austin on Diversity and Inclusion, Holistic Problem Solving, and Maintaining Integrity while Raising Funds

Episode 5: Yewande Austin on Diversity and Inclusion, Holistic Problem Solving, and Maintaining Integrity while Raising Funds

January 29, 2019

Today’s episode features Yewande Austin- she is the executive director of the Change Rocks Foundation and the Global Institute for Diversity and Change. Yewande has created a multi-disciplinary approach to diversity and inclusion that has transformed both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She development the country’s first recognized diversity healthcare curriculum for pre-health and professional health science students. These days, she has focused her efforts on Alheri Village, which is a resettlement community she developed in Nigeria for Boko Haram conflict survivors. In this conversation, we talk about tips for implementing a diversity and inclusion strategy for nonprofits, holistic approaches to problem solving, maintaining integrity when dealing with funders, and so much more.

For more information on Yewande and her work , please visit: www.changerocksfoundation.com or www.globalinstituteforchange.com.

Episode 4: Adria Scharf on Conflict Resolution, Handling Controversial Topics, and Engaging Youth

Episode 4: Adria Scharf on Conflict Resolution, Handling Controversial Topics, and Engaging Youth

January 22, 2019

Adria Scharf is the executive director of the Richmond Peace Education Center. RPEC has a lofty goal- the organization works to build more peaceful, just and inclusive communities. In doing this work, they inevitably have to navigate controversial topics that could scare off potential supporters. In this episode, Adria talks about how she handles these subjects with finesse, while engaging youth in promoting peace. 

For more information about the Richmond Peace Education Center, please visit www.rpec.org or follow them on Instagram @peacecenterrva. 

Episode 3: Anne McDonnell on Transition From Direct Service to Executive Director and Lessons Learned Along the Way

Episode 3: Anne McDonnell on Transition From Direct Service to Executive Director and Lessons Learned Along the Way

January 15, 2019

Anne McDonnell, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, has successfully made the switch from patient-centered, clinical work to now serving as the leader of BIAV. We talk about how she navigated that transition, lessons learned along the way, running a nonprofit in a changing healthcare field, board success, and more!

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Episode 2: Rachel Douglas on Deep Introspection and Marketing for Nonprofits

Episode 2: Rachel Douglas on Deep Introspection and Marketing for Nonprofits

January 8, 2019

Rachel Douglas, executive director of Chrysalis Institute discusses how our inner work can help us find purpose and clarity. We get into mindfulness vs. spirituality and discuss how introspection can be particularly useful for nonprofits. We also talk about nonprofit branding and marketing, specifically answering the question: "How do you know it's time for a re-brand?"

Episode 1: Jeff Lafata on Starting a Nonprofit Organization- From Leaning In to Letting Go

Episode 1: Jeff Lafata on Starting a Nonprofit Organization- From Leaning In to Letting Go

November 13, 2018

Jeff Lafata, founder and executive director of Empowering People for Inclusive Communities discusses how he established his organization, the challenges he faced along the way, and how he has learned to let go when needed.

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