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The Nonprofit Reframe
13 minutes | Oct 25, 2021
Minisode: Podcast Announcement
Brittny and Nia share a special announcement about the podcast in this minisode! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
48 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
How great to have a "free" resource in social media to amplify your voice. Right? Brittny and Nia dive into the reality of using social media and the toll it takes. ResourcesEmpower: Social Media Stats for Nonprofits - 2021 (all the stats cited came from here) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
40 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
The fear of ruffling feathers, angering donors, and losing funding is very real for many fundraisers. How do you address systemic oppression within these systems when you also are worried about the bottom line? ResourcesA Conversation on Race and Power with Edgar VillanuevaChanging the Paradigm on Funding and Fundraising - A Conversation with Edgar VillanuevaWhite Development Colleagues, We Need To Have A Conversation About Fundraiser Fragility from Nonprofit AF (Vu Le) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
43 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
University Fundraising and Endowments
University fundraising accounts for a ton of the fundraising jobs across the country, especially the high paying ones. What do two non-advancement fundraisers have to say about that? And their outsized endowments? ResourcesUS News and World Report: Universities with the Biggest Endowments 9/21/21Harvard University: FY19 Financial ReportNACUBO-TIAA: 2020 Study of EndowmentsNPR News: Harvard University Will Stop Investing In Fossil Fuels After Years of Public Pressure 9/10/21 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
47 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
Trying to hire in the current climate is TOUGH STUFF. Our same old tactics for hiring in the nonprofit sector just won't work. Grab some tips and tricks from Brittny and Nia on pandemic hiring. ResourcesNonprofit Hiring Slows in August as Delta Variant Spreads, from the Chronicle on Philanthropy (Paywall) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
41 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
Listener Stories Round 3
Toxic Board Chairs and societal musings are included in this round of listener emails, along with a meandering joke submitted by a listener. Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
Board Series - Removal
Somehow, a toxic board member slipped through your vetting process. As a staff member, what can be done? As a Board member, what must you do? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
45 minutes | Sep 6, 2021
Board Series - Retention
You've gotten a cohort of awesome Board members on your organization's board. Now, how do you keep them until the end of their term and maybe, JUST MAYBE, even get them to renew for a second term? Brittny and Nia will certainly explore what NOT to do. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
45 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Board Series - Onboarding
You've found the new board members, you've vetted them, you've voted them onto the Board. Now what? Hand them a big ol binder of info that will be obsolete within a day? No! Develop an execute an onboarding process that really makes sense and prepares board members to actively participate and engage from the beginning. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
40 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
Board Series - Vetting
You've identified some great candidates for your board. Now, how do you make sure it's a good fit? How do the candidates determine it's the right Board for them? Hint: It doesn't happen in a single Board vote. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
38 minutes | Aug 16, 2021
Board Series - Recruitment
Part 1 of the 4 part series on Boards, covering recruitment. Should Boards always be recruiting or have one annual cycle? What about avoiding the desperation-warm-body cycle? What should recruitment transparency look like? ResourcesWhen: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Dan Pink See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
39 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
Brittny and Nia do a deep dive into the philanthropic data from 2020. Did we really shift dollars in the significant ways we thought? Did corporate giving rebound? Did that one foundation decline your application because all foundations stopped giving? They cover this and more! All of the data found on this week's episode is from Giving USA which can be found here: https://givingusa.org/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
44 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Natural disasters, pandemics, financial crises, and PR crises all can result in some creative fundraising. How do you harness that moment to effectively properly your organization forward or save it? Brittny and Nia share their stories from the frontline of fundraising!Check out Brittny's new business at BrittnyWilson.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
42 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
The Good Philanthropists
Brittny and Nia spend plenty of time calling out crappy philanthropists (looking at you, MacKenzie Scott's ex-husband). What about the good ones? Brittny and Nia each profile a philanthropist they admire. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
46 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
The Country watched as a donor's sway and influence resulted in Nikole Hannah-Jones leaving UNC for a position at Howard. What can this example tell us about donor power in 2021? Brittny and Nia talk about donor power and leverage - whether used for good or evil.ResourcesNPR: 'UNC Journalism School Tried to Give Nicole Hannah-Jones Tenure. A Top Donor Objected."AP:"Philanthropies eagerly back journalist Hannah-Jones"The Texas Tribune: "Colt McCoy joined forces with rich UT-Austin alumni to help pressure university to keep "The Eyes of Texas," latest emails show"CEP: "Re-Evaluating the Consultant's Role in Social Change" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
Some Senators wants to regulate DAFs and create new structures. Who doesn't want to...?ResourcesACE Act Bill TrackingChronicle on Philanthropy: "Coalitions of Foundations and Donors Line Up to Oppose New Senate Measure to Speed Up Giving"Market Watch: "New bill would giving donor-advised funds deadlines for distributing billions of dollars to charities"Chronicle on Philanthropy Opinion: "Requiring Foundations to Give a Bigger Share of Their Assets Won't Alleviate Inequities and May Entrench Them Further"Jezebel: "John Harvey Kellogg's Legacy of Cereal, Sociopathy, and Sexual Mutilation" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
46 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Amazon + Bezos
Nia and Brittny dive into the world of Amazon and Jeff Bezos for a look at the company and their philanthropy. ResourcesLand of the Giants Podcast - Season 1 covers AmazonGiving Thought Podcast - Jeff Bezos, Big Philanthropy and Climate ChangeAP: Bezos and Bloomberg Among Top 50 US Charity Donors in 2020Business Insider: Here's how much Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, has personally given to charityProPublica: The Secret IRS Files See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
8 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Minisode: Donor Privacy
The Americans for Prosperity Foundation v Bonta (Attorney General for California) decision came down today, Thursday, July 1. Nia gives a quick overview of the decision. Resources: Prior episode on the SCOTUS caseFull decision text See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
37 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
A Year After the Statement
Last June, nonprofits across the country released statements, committing to do better, stepping into racial justice spaces that were unknown to many of them, condemning the murder of George Floyd. So what's happened since? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
50 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
Listener Stories Round 2
How many boards is too many? What happens when a fundraiser is left out to dry? And more questions from listeners! Want to submit questions or stories for future listener episodes? Email us at email@example.com. Podcasts We Listen ToMy Favorite MurderMy Dad Wrote A PornoFinancial Feminist: Her First $100kThe Ethical RainmakerFuture Perfect (Season 1 on Philanthropy)What's Up With KarenLand of the GiantsMaintenance PhaseLife, Death, and the Space BetweenPresidentialMini-Magic See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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