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...

Magical Consulting Dust

What’s the secret to successful nonprofit fundraising? According to my guest Clay Buck of TCB Fundraising, it’s ALL about data and systems. You can’t know where you’re going with your nonprofit fundraising if you don’t...
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Space Cadets & Nonprofit Comas

  We’re entering 2022 and closing in on two full years of our pandemic reality – meaning that nonprofits are still making big decisions about how to keep afloat and serve their communities while handling...

Warning: Rant Ahead!

All right, folks, we got a little bit snarky on this one… Today Meghan and I are tackling the toxic mentality in the nonprofit sector that we must take a vow of poverty to do...

Show Your Work! Nonprofit Accountability

There are lots of differences between nonprofits and for-profits, and today we're talking about a BIG one – nonprofit accountability. If you own a small business, most people don't care how much money your CEO...

Nonprofit Board Police: Conflicts Investigation Unit

  To a lot of folks on the nonprofit board, being accused of having a conflict of interest seems like the worst thing ever. But is it really? Introducing, the Conflicts Investigation Unit!! Meghan and...

When You Wish Upon a 1099

If you call a nonprofit staff member a 1099 contractor, does that make them a contractor? (Spoiler alert – not necessarily!) In this episode, I'm joined by insurance broker Tom Wertish of Options Insurance to...

“I Have a Nonprofit” Problems

Common problems faced by nonprofits may not feel "common." In the nonprofit world, you see "501(c)(3)" all over the place. But what does that really mean (or not mean)? In this episode, Meghan and I...

Nonprofit Storytelling that Doesn’t Stink!

Your nonprofit's mission is only as strong as your ability to share it. So how do you tell your story in a way that inspires people to engage, give, and share your mission? I'm joined...

The Grayest Areas of Nonprofit Employment Law

When you run a nonprofit, it is crucial to have an understanding of nonprofit employment law. A nonprofit board member regularly makes flirty comments to the executive director – does this count as sexual harassment?...

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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