It’s a Burner-Outer

When you think about fundraising, lots of us think about DOLLARS. It’s all about raising that revenue, dollar by dollar, right? But what if we changed the way we think about fundraising altogether? This week’s...

Here Comes the Drama Sh#tstorm

 No matter what kind of nonprofit you run, it all depends on the people. Board, staff, volunteers, program participants, partners – it’s humans involved that make the mission delivery happen. But where humans are...

Survey Says…

There are several different topics in the nonprofit sector that can reliably kick up some drama, and today we’re talking about a big one – nonprofit executive compensation. How much money should a nonprofit leader...

Let’s Get Existential

Shutting down a nonprofit organization is a whole messy process – from the legal requirements to the emotional impact, there’s a lot to consider. Meghan and I teamed up for this episode to answer your...

Screaming into the Void

Social media for nonprofits – is it a huge opportunity, or just another task to add to your growing to-do list? I invited nonprofit social media consultant Julia Campbell to join me on this episode...

Welcome to Survivor Island

If your nonprofit has voting members, that means your members have REAL LEGAL standing and rights. So, what happens when things go sideways with a voting member? Membership association expert and CEO of Management HQ...

There Definitely Won’t Be Bears

Nonprofit Fundraising – every nonprofit needs to do it, but not everyone knows how to do it. That’s why Simon Scriver from Fundraising Everywhere and Everywhere+ joined me for this episode! We answer nonprofit questions...

Perpetual Burnout Machine

Lots of people assume that because nonprofits do good work, they must be a GREAT place to work. But here’s the thing – the nonprofit sector is far from perfect, and there are unique issues...

The Dark Side of Donations

  We’re all focused on the goals and dollars when it comes to fundraising, but what about the paperwork? That’s why I invited Warren Harmon from URS Compliance to join me on this episode. Warren...

Ernest Goes to the IRS!

  Let’s be real – the IRS basically has its own language. I mean, even attorneys and CPAs find it confusing! Eve Borenstein, my hero and Queen of the 990, joins me on this episode...

Birken Law Office – Law firm serving nonprofits organizations, and foundations – Birken Law

Birken Law Office – Law firm serving nonprofits organizations, and foundations – Birken Law
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