A nonprofit podcast to educate and entertain growing nonprofits.

Because being a nonprofit is hard.

Even if we make it look easy.

Putting a Nonprofit in Hyper-Sleep

Putting a Nonprofit in Hyper-Sleep

When you're running a nonprofit, you're tasked with making the RIGHT decisions for the organization – even in the face of unexpected challenges (hello, global pandemic!). There's no one-size-fits-all approach to deal with a crisis, so making those decisions is tough....

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Robert's Rules: Your Personal Hell

Robert's Rules: Your Personal Hell

Lots of nonprofit boards use Robert's Rules to run their board meetings – but should they? Robert's Rules is a parliamentary procedure that's meant to keep things orderly and make it easier to make group decisions. But sometimes, the rules make things harder, not...

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Nonprofit Dissolution: It's Complicated!

Nonprofit Dissolution: It's Complicated!

Deciding to close a nonprofit is a difficult decision, no matter your mission. But once you make that decision, do you really know what it means to dissolve? Today, we answer the big questions from listeners in that exact situation: How do you know when it's time to...

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Nonprofit Q&A: Listen to Your Treasurer!

Nonprofit Q&A: Listen to Your Treasurer!

Not everyone who works in nonprofits is an expert in nonprofits - and that's okay! But if you're getting a gut feeling that something just isn't right (or maybe your treasurer is...), you should listen. This episode is a throwback to March of 2020, when hosts Jess and...

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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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