A nonprofit podcast to educate and entertain growing nonprofits.

Because being a nonprofit is hard.

Even if we make it look easy.

The Curse of Employee Turnover

The Curse of Employee Turnover

Nonprofits are only as good as the people who run them. So what happens if you can't find talented, dedicated people? Or if the awesome people you find keep leaving? Jason Viana, Executive Director of The Open Door, joins me for this conversation about finding, and...

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How to Be a Savvy Donor

How to Be a Savvy Donor

It's the end of a tough year, and nonprofits have been hit hard. Year-end giving is more important than ever. But how do you know who is a good charity to give to? Tune into this episode, revived from 2019, to find out the best (and worst!) ways to decide who deserves...

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Nonprofit Q&A: The Unpaid “Employees” Edition

Nonprofit Q&A: The Unpaid “Employees” Edition

Charles McDonald, Executive Director of Community Engagement Partners, joins us for another round of listener questions! If you lose your tax exempt status, can you just switch to a for-profit? Or, how open do nonprofits have to be about who is on their board of...

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How to get the most out of your board meetings

How to get the most out of your board meetings

Are your nonprofit board meetings productive as they can be? Or do you walk away feeling like you wasted time and didn't get much done? It doesn't have to be that way! Matt Homann from Filament joined me to answer some burning nonprofit questions about how to hold a...

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Founder Feature: Nonprofits Don't Grow Overnight

Nonprofit founders are visionaries - they have a clear picture of how they can make a difference in their community. But breaking down that vision to the nitty-gritty details for your IRS application's narrative statement can be tough. Tommy Hoffman, founder of Sober...

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Nonprofit Q&A: Trick or Treat?

Nonprofit Q&A: Trick or Treat?

Here's a Halloween trick: we're going back in time ONE YEAR to our very first episode of Charity Therapy! Jordan Couch, lawyer from Tacoma and friend of the pod, joined me to answer nonprofit questions. Are you haunted by unfinished business at your nonprofit? Spooked...

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All of Us Are Stronger Than Any One of Us

All of Us Are Stronger Than Any One of Us

It's easy to find ways that new nonprofit founders can go wrong. But we don't often hear the stories of founders that do things right. I sat down with Heidi Semann, the founder and executive director of Parotid Patient Project, to talk about her journey to starting...

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Nonprofit Q&A: Charity or Robbery?

Nonprofit Q&A: Charity or Robbery?

Lots of people assume that folks who work in nonprofits have good intentions. While that's true most of the time, there are people who want to scam the system in EVERY industry. Our intern Chloe joins us for another round of nonprofit questions, like: Can you set up a...

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Help, My Boss Tried to Kiss Me!

Help, My Boss Tried to Kiss Me!

Join us for an episode with Kelly Rietow, HR Consultant at ROO Solutions, as we discuss people problems that nonprofits can face. What do you do if your boss is crossing boundaries during work? How can we prioritize paying nonprofit employees a living wage, and what...

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