Category : Nonprofit Leadership Podcasts

Nonprofit Leadership Podcasts

Laurel Mintz CEO of Elevate My Brand

Branding. For many Nonprofit leaders, this is a topic that seems out of place for the Nonprofit sector and more applicable to the for-profit world. However, when we think of branding as communication, all of a sudden branding becomes extremely relevant. My guest today will talk about the critical importance of branding and how to improve your organization’s branding. Laurel Mintz is my guest and she is CEO of Elevate My Brand, Digital Marketing Agency. She is not only a business owner, but also an attorney and speaks all over the country on the topic of marketing/branding and leadership. In addition, she writes a column for Inc. Magazine.

 

 

 

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Nonprofit Leadership Podcasts

charity: water

The featured organization on my show today is one of my favorite nonprofits, charity: water. They have funded over 28,000 water projects, bringing clean and safe drinking water to over 8 million people. Not only that, they have one of the more unique funding strategies that you will want to hear about. My guest is Tyler Riewer, Brand Content Lead at charity: water.

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Jacob Allen Social Impact

My guest today is Jacob Allen, Partner with Cicero Group and Managing Director of the Social Impact practice. Jacob partners with leading foundations, nonprofits, and social enterprises to improve impact through strategy, performance monitoring and impact evaluation (M&E), performance management, and donor and beneficiary analytics.

Over the past 15 years, Jacob has worked with mission-driven organizations, including leading corporate philanthropies, international NGOs, and nonprofit providers. For nearly a year, Jacob has been working on a comprehensive report about philanthropy in the State of Utah. While some of the lessons are unique to Utah–the most philanthropically generous state in the nation–most of the insights are generally applicable to charitable giving and the operation of nonprofits anywhere.

Download the Giving State Report here: http:// www.cicerosocialimpact.org/givingstate/

 

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Katie Prentiss Onsager and Jamie Fleischel Co-Founders of Small Forces

The opportunity to tell your story through quality video is priceless. However, for many nonprofits, the ability to do so on a consistent basis seems out of reach. Today’s guest will talk about what they are doing to help provide both video support and implement tracking measures to assess effectiveness of those videos…

My guests today are Katie Prentiss Onsager and Jamie Fleischel the Co-Founders of “Small Forces”. Small Forces is a production company that offers professional video services and impact-tracking for people and organizations making a difference in their communities at no cost to them.

(We apologize for the sound/technical difficulties in the audio recording.)

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Amberlie Phillips Greater Good Nonprofit Leadership Program

Our guest today is Amberlie Phillips, Chief Development Officer at YWCA Utah, Salt Lake City. She was selected through a highly competitive process to participate in “Greater Good Nonprofit Leadership Program” that is jointly provided by The Allstate Foundation and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. This highly-competitive Greater Good program pairs nonprofit executives with the best teaching minds in leadership and development.

She is the first Utah native accepted into the program, Phillips is committed to advancing Utah’s nonprofit sector as well as furthering her own leadership development. She wants her experiences and perspectives to be an asset in nonprofit work being done statewide.

 

 

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Paul Miles We Raise Foundation

Finding adequate funding for one’s nonprofit is an ever present challenge. How can you as a Nonprofit leader find the right grants and create capacity building into your organization? Today’s guest will help address just that. Paul C. Miles is the president and CEO of “We Raise Foundation”. As he shares with us today. he also talks about the critical importance of investing in and raising up emerging leaders. This is a podcast focused on leadership. I think you are going to really be inspired by what he has to say about this topic.

We Raise Foundation hopes to be at the forefront of identifying innovative ideas, people and programs that raise consciousness, community leadership and capital to break the cycles of poverty, violence and social inequality that have so long plagued America’s communities.
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Brian Lauterbach Network For Good

Donors don’t give to a nonprofit, they give through a nonprofit to a cause, need or program they really care about. Brian Lauterbach is the Vice President of Programs for Network For Good and he reminded us of this truth as my guest on this week’s Nonprofit Leadership Show.

Network For Good is an organization that offers innovative, easy-to-use fundraising software and coaching for nonprofits. In addition, Network for Good’s nonprofit donor-advised fund uses the Internet and mobile technology to securely and efficiently distribute thousands of donations from donors to their favorite charities each year.

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Lindsey Kneuven

With the growth of Social Impact among For-Profit companies, many nonprofit leaders are beginning to wonder: Are these social impact companies directly competing with the Nonprofit sector? Can we both survive in this world where fundraising is increasingly challenging and a new generation of donors are viewing Nonprofits from a whole new perspective?

My guest today is Lindsey Kneuven, who serves as the Head of Social Impact for Pluralsight. Pluralsight is a technology learning platform company that offers a variety of video training courses for software developers, IT administrators, and creative professionals through its website. Kneuven will lead the company’s philanthropic initiatives. She has demonstrated success leading teams within a variety of organizations. Most recently, she was chief impact officer at Cotopaxi, where she developed and led the organization’s philanthropic strategy.

Lindsey will speak to this issue of how Social Impact companies and the Nonprofit sector can collaborate to address society’s biggest challenges.

Enjoy today’s show!

 

*One of the resources she will mention on our show is the “Giving State Report”. Here is a link to that study:  https://www.cicerosocialimpact.org/givingstate/

 

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Ted Bilich Risk Alternatives

Managing risk is not exactly the first topic Nonprofit leaders want to talk about. In fact for many people, risk is a four-letter word. However, with our increasingly high-tech world and the risks that come with it, coupled with the challenges of managing financial and leadership responsibilities, Nonprofit leaders should be compelled to develop and implement risk management strategies for their organizations. How and where does one begin this process? What are the best-practices for risk management?  My guest today will help us address those exact questions and more.
Ted Bilich is the Founder of Risk Alternatives. Their mission is to build stronger communities by helping nonprofits and startups master risk management and process improvement.
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Seth Rosenzweig Team IMPACT

How many of you would like an invitation to actually be a part of your favorite Sports Team? College or Pro? Where you literally “sign” on to join the team, you get your own locker and you go to all the practices and games?
One Nonprofit is offering just that. But their invitation is not just to anyone, they focus their invitation to go out to deserving kids who are battling life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Team IMPACT’s goal is to “connect children facing serious and chronic illnesses with college athletic teams, forming life-long bonds and life-changing outcomes.”
 
Seth Rosenzweig is the Executive Director at Team IMPACT, and he is my guest for today’s show.
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