A Process Consultant: Lydia Barlow visits the SnapCast to talk about her work, the difference between being an expert and being a consultant, specifically a process consultant.
Mickey speaks with Kate West, CEO of Your Fundraising Lab, and David Somerfleck, Founder and CEO of DMS Blue about the wisdom of using volunteers to staff critical organizational roles. Kate maintains volunteer-led organizations cannot grow or scale. Among the points we cover: 1. Nonprofits need to distinguish between volunteers and unpaid staff and/or pro… Continue reading Can Nonprofits Be Bootstrapped For Free?
Dave Paule visits again to talk about Board Governance and Ethics. Among the topics we touch on: Board seats are more valuable left empty than they are if filled with poor directors. What separates a good director from a bad director? What are board members legal duties and ethical obligations? Being a nonprofit is not… Continue reading Governance and Ethics, with Dave Paule
Mickey gets to visit with Sal Alaimo, Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management at Grand Valley State University, discussing some of the imperfections of philanthropy and what might be necessary for philanthropy to reach its potential in impacting society. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon. We welcome your questions and feedback via The… Continue reading Philanthropy’s Imperfections, with Sal Alaimo
SnapCast visits with Brian Davis of BryteBridge, formerly known as CharityNet USA. BryteBridge helps nonprofits with all their challenges: everything from startup to development, marketing, grant-writing, and compliance. How business has changed as a result of pandemic COVID and over-pivoting Culture and community We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon. We welcome your… Continue reading BryteBridge, with Brian Davis
An anonymous benefactor is making a $250 contribution towards (almost) any of the consulting work the Nonprofit Snapshot offers. If we can help your nonprofit with the services we offer in partnership with consultants across the country, please send us a note via our Contact Us form, or via our Nonprofit Snapshot facebook page. This… Continue reading Anonymous Donor Facilitates Consulting Work
The Center for Social and Environmental Stewardship is an organization founded under the name Circuit Rider in 1976. Returning to its original name, Circuit Rider has a long and storied history in Sonoma county of being an incubator for young leaders. Many people in positions of power in the community started their career with Circuit… Continue reading Circuit Riding with Che Casul
The Nonprofit SnapCast seeks guests. We’re always looking for philanthropic and nonprofit professionals to share their wisdom. This time, we’re keenly looking for people (maybe HR pros?) who can talk with me about: Nonprofit organizational culture. How funding pressure shapes competition within the organization. Listening & Transparency among nonprofit staff. How to keep staff cooperative,… Continue reading Seeking guests
Mickey talks with David Paule of Our Fundraising Search. David talks about the value of strategic plans, and how to get the most out of them. David talks about his development of a tool—a strategic plan that fits on a one-page sheet of paper. Among the topics we cover: The first step to fixing a… Continue reading Good Strategic Planning For Nonprofits, with David Paule
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