Adapting and Moving Forward, with Georgia River Network

Mickey visits with Georgia River Network Board Chair Lynn McIntyre and Executive Director Rena Ann Peck to talk about GRN about their programming and fundraising adaptations during pandemic. They recently successfully completed a virtual event, and contend that making virtual contact with stakeholders has actually improved some things for the organization. Learn more about their… Continue reading Adapting and Moving Forward, with Georgia River Network

Circuit Riding with Che Casul

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

Building A Better Mouse, with Carol Hamilton

With more than 20 years experience in the nonprofit sector, Carol works with organizations to help them get clarity on strategic challenges for greater mission impact. Carol keeps a list of free resources on her firm’s website: Grace Social Sector Consulting. We talk about design thinking and human centered design: What is design thinking? How… Continue reading Building A Better Mouse, with Carol Hamilton

It’s Not A License To Lose Money, with David Paule

Our second episode with David Paule of Our Fundraising Search. David says: “There are too many nonprofits and too few ‘well run’ nonprofits. In an economy like we are facing right now, there is going to be consolidation.” We talk strategy and consolidation, among these topics: Educating board members on nonprofit rules and fiduciary responsibility.… Continue reading It’s Not A License To Lose Money, with David Paule

Good Strategic Planning For Nonprofits, with David Paule

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

Deborah Marshall, Nonprofit PRO’s 2020 Fundraiser Of The Year

Mickey visits with Deborah Marshall, recently named Nonprofit PRO‘s 2020 Fundraiser of the year. An expert in strategic initiatives, Deborah Marshall is a seasoned and innovative administrator who oversees all operations at the American Fundraising Foundation. We talk about the award, AmFund’s activities, and about establishing a healthy and rewarding workplace culture. We welcome support… Continue reading Deborah Marshall, Nonprofit PRO’s 2020 Fundraiser Of The Year