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The Nonprofit MBA purpose is to provide new business insights and fresh creative ideas for Nonprofit Executive Directors and their teams that will help them improve their Nonprofit organizations. Hosted by Stephen Halasnik, Managing Partner at Financing Solutions. Financing Solutions is the leading provider of Lines of Credit to Nonprofits.

The Nonprofit MBA purpose is to provide new business insights and fresh creative ideas for Nonprofit Executive Directors and their teams that will help them improve their Nonprofit organizations. Hosted by Stephen Halasnik, Managing Partner at Financing Solutions. Financing Solutions is the leading provider of Lines of Credit to Nonprofits.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Nonprofit MBA purpose is to provide new business insights and fresh creative ideas for Nonprofit Executive Directors and their teams that will help them improve their Nonprofit organizations. Hosted by Stephen Halasnik, Managing Partner at Financing Solutions. Financing Solutions is the leading provider of Lines of Credit to Nonprofits.

Language:

English

Contact:

9739172019


Episodes

How to Finance a Building or Property for Your Nonprofit

1/19/2021
In today's podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and Todd Tarbert discuss some of the possible ways in which nonprofit organizations can finance real estate for their operations. Working within a nonprofit, there comes a time when board members and the board of directors come together and analyze their mission and organization, and often come to the conclusion that getting your real estate (leasing or buying) is in their best interest, but where do you start? It is no secret that financing and...

Duration:00:25:01

What Makes People Donate to a Nonprofit?

1/15/2021
Understanding the psychology of why people donate, and applying this concept nonprofit can increase your fundraising. Finding out the core of why somebody would consider donating to a nonprofit organization can be a large combination of reasons. However, being able to better understand what these reasons are and why people have them, may have the ability to scale your charitable donations. In today's podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and Tim Kackuriak discuss what they think drives donation...

Duration:00:30:37

Being a Nonprofit Leader: A Guide For Board Members

1/14/2021
In today's episode, Stephen Halasnik and David Langiulli talk about the basic foundation in nonprofit organizations and what it means to have effective board members and board performance. It is no secret that open communication helps an organization run more effectively and avoid potential conflict, but what does this look like for day to day operations? With strategic planning and a proper board culture, your nonprofit will be able to run more effectively and reach your organization’s...

Duration:00:31:26

Why a Positive Management Style Can Propel Your Nonprofit Forward

12/31/2020
With major influence, a leader should show a positive attitude to the employees in order to create a healthy work environment, motivate, and welcome innovational ideas. People naturally respond better when they are treated with respect and appreciation rather than with constant criticism. In today's podcast, Stephen and Deborah will dive into their recommendations for any leader. They believe that showing appreciation to your employees has deemed to be most effective. They also review...

Duration:02:35:09

How to Build a Nonprofit Culture of Fundraising and Philanthropy

12/31/2020
In today's podcast, Stephen Halasnik and Laurie Herrick discuss key factors that impact nonprofit culture of fundraising and building a culture of philanthropy. Major points discussed include taking a deeper look within your organization, reevaluating your staff and values, and being able to take the next steps to improve your organization. Changing an organization or company's culture is not going to happen overnight, and really takes effort from all different angles of staff members,...

Duration:00:32:58

Goal Setting and Excellent Execution for Nonprofits

12/24/2020
In any nonprofit organization, it is important to stay focused and working toward a specific goal. You must analyze your organization's situation to understand what objectives and goals require the most amount of attention. Once your goals are set in place, execution comes into play. In today's Podcast, Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions speaks with consultant and coach, Robin Carbal about the importance of setting goals and executing your goals. They will identify key measures to...

Duration:00:36:18

How do Foundations Approve Nonprofit Grants?

12/3/2020
Understanding what foundations look at when approving grants before you apply can give you an inside advantage. Each organization has its own decision-making models, so tailor your application and proposal to fit the organization's requirements effectively. In today's podcast, Sarah Miller will offer insight as to what the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation looks for in their applicants and what stands out to their grant committee. Host Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions...

Duration:00:26:29

State of Board Chairs: preparing, selecting, supporting board chairs

11/13/2020
There is no doubt that serving as a committee chair comes with significant board leadership and decision-making tasks. However, it is not just a chairperson's responsibility to use their power for getting things done, but it is also their responsibility to oversee the board committee members and senior management team. Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions talks with Mike Burns from BWB Solutions about Nonprofit Boards.

Duration:00:26:29

Strategic Partnerships So Your Nonprofit Can Survive

11/4/2020
Strategic partnerships are used in the for-profit world quite often. However, strategic partnerships can also be used in the non-profit and social service sectors as well. These partnerships can help build momentum within a targeted community and can help aid in executing a mission more effectively. Coming together with another organization can often cause a surplus of new ideas to come about, and it can be overwhelming knowing where to focus your energy. That is why for any strategic...

Duration:00:29:17

How to Manage and Lead Your Nonprofit Employees

10/12/2020
There is a lot of overlap between being in a leadership position and being in a management position. Leadership development is a journey that takes lots of determination as well as trial and error to master. Through positivity, being a role model, communicating the organization's mission, purpose, values, and culture, hiring the right people, emphasizing the value of work, and managing your emotions, you can lead a successful nonprofit. Deborah Reidy has 40 years of being a manager and a...

Duration:00:28:11

Is Your Nonprofit Board Bored or on Board: the Importance of a Push Back Board

10/7/2020
It is a tough time for all leaders, including those leaders for nonprofit organizations, with everything going on right now during these tough times. It is even harder for decision-making when there are major differences, goals, or communication strategies between the different leadership levels of a nonprofit organization. Whether the nonprofit board is bored, or reactive to long-standing issues, there are strategies and assessments that can assist a nonprofit’s leadership with getting...

Duration:00:30:02

Ensuring Your Nonprofit Mission Survives the Pandemic

10/5/2020
The pandemic has forced nonprofits to think differently about their mission and how to achieve it. Nonprofits usually focus on their mission, achieving that mission, the founders of the mission, and the staff doing the work. Nonprofit leaders are now navigating remote work, changes to tax benefits from the cares act, moving to virtual events, adapting human services, the mental health of their staff, etc. With shutdowns and social distancing, commutes and childcare are more difficult for...

Duration:00:28:05

Key Fundraising Metrics Every Nonprofit Executive Director Should Measure

9/15/2020
How do you know the health of your nonprofit? Robin Cabral from Development Consulting Solutions talks with Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions about the Key Fundraising Metrics Every Nonprofit Executive Director Should Know and Measure.

Duration:00:40:05

Is this Pandemic the Best Time to Plan for a Nonprofit?

8/17/2020
Many Nonprofits feel like they are in a planless state in which they cannot make commitments because they do not know what the future holds and the pandemic has really reinforced this planning problem. Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions speaks with Jay Vogt from Peopleworth about the three stages of how a nonprofit can get through these tough times. He calls them the “3 T's”. The first stage is triage, next is the trajectory, and the third is transformation.

Duration:00:32:21

Video Emails Are Driving 300% Increase in Nonprofit Giving

6/17/2020
Bonjoro is on a mission, to help nonprofits triple their donations by helping them to build a one to one- personal relationship with their donors by using video technology that can be easily embedded into emails or texts. Financing Solutions Host Stephen Halasnik talks with Matt Barnett from Bonjoro about how nonprofits are using video emails and text to improve fundraising.

Duration:00:27:29

How to start winning grants for your nonprofit

5/4/2020
How can your nonprofit start apply for and win more grants for your nonprofit? 25-year veteran and Grants4good.com President, Margit Brada Piorier talks about how to build a grant writing process with Financing Solutions, Stephen Halasnik.

Duration:00:33:58

How your Nonprofit should be preparing for a recession

3/20/2020
Nonprofit Consultant and Accountant Dr. Ron Dale Tompkins talks about what your nonprofit should be doing to prepare for the recession. Hosted by Financing Solutions Stephen Halasnik. Financing Solutions is a leading provider of nonprofit financing, Nonprofit loans and nonprofit lines of credit.

Duration:00:34:33

The Importance of Donor Retention

1/27/2020
Steven Shattuck is the Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang, a leader in Donor Management Software. Steven is a prolific writer, and speaker, as it relates to donor retention. Steven will be talking about the importance of Donor Retention and the tools that are available to help nonprofits on today's Nonprofit MBA Podcast. Hosted by Financing Solutions Stephen Halasnik. Financing Solutions is the leading provider of Lines of Credit to Nonprofits.

Duration:00:33:21

Nonprofit Boards: The Executive Director's Best Friends (No, Really!)

10/31/2019
Nonprofit boards can and should be the principal source of support (moral and financial) for the nonprofit organization. Some boards, however, can be a nuisance or even an impediment to successfully fulfilling the mission. In any case, the value of the board can be increased through an understanding of their role and application of board development principles. Sought after consultant and speaker, Doug Borwick, CEO of Outfitters4, talks about what can be done to make a nonprofit board more...

Duration:00:31:20

The Newest Strategy in Fundraising for Nonprofits

10/22/2019
What is the newest strategy in fundraising for nonprofits? iMarketsmart CEO Greg Warner believes that fundraising should be based on raising money more efficiently and effectively by focusing on specific donors using smart analytics. Interviewed by Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions which is a leader in nonprofit Financing.

Duration:00:30:53