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The Nonprofit Jenni Show explores nonprofit management, marketing, and development topics. Host Jenni Hargrove invites professionals from a wide variety of cause areas to weigh in with their experiences. Each episode also includes an Anonymous Q&A segment where Jenni answers controversial questions submitted by nonprofit staff and board members.

The Nonprofit Jenni Show explores nonprofit management, marketing, and development topics. Host Jenni Hargrove invites professionals from a wide variety of cause areas to weigh in with their experiences. Each episode also includes an Anonymous Q&A segment where Jenni answers controversial questions submitted by nonprofit staff and board members.
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The Nonprofit Jenni Show explores nonprofit management, marketing, and development topics. Host Jenni Hargrove invites professionals from a wide variety of cause areas to weigh in with their experiences. Each episode also includes an Anonymous Q&A segment where Jenni answers controversial questions submitted by nonprofit staff and board members.

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Episodes

Artober p2: Make the Arts Relevant to Everyone Everywhere

10/10/2019
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Welcome to our podcast mini series about Artober Nashville! Even if you don’t live in Tennessee or have arts programs at your nonprofit organization, we hope this mini series will provide new insight about how the arts can strengthen the nonprofit sector, and even your specific mission! In Part 2, we explore four arts programs in Middle Tennessee demonstrating how the arts are relevant to everyone everywhere. Whether we’re talking about STEAM education, inclusive activities for people...

Duration:00:46:50

Artober p1: Arts Programs Promoting Equity for Underrepresented Populations

10/7/2019
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Welcome to our podcast mini series about Artober Nashville! Even if you don’t live in Tennessee or have arts programs at your nonprofit organization, we hope this mini series will provide new insight about how the arts can strengthen the nonprofit sector, and even your specific mission! In Part 1, we explore four arts programs in Middle Tennessee promoting equity for underrepresented populations, including those with disabilities, those impacted by homelessness, minorities (including women,...

Duration:00:44:14

S4E12 Copywriting (writing content) to tell your story and earn support

8/19/2019
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It’s easy to overthink the process of copywriting and feel a lot of pressure to write the perfect appeal, but copywriting is like any other skill which just takes patience and practice. In the last episode of Season 4, we chat with a seasoned copywriter who faces the challenging task of writing uplifting stories for a nonprofit hospice care facility, and a data expert who help nonprofits communicate hard facts and figures without detracting from the passion and heart behind their...

Duration:00:51:44

S4E11 Headquarters versus Affiliate offices -- Why is there so much tension?

8/12/2019
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If you work for a nonprofit which has offices all over the country or world, you may have noticed some tension between the headquarters and its affiliate offices, or even between affiliate offices themselves when “turf wars” arise. This week’s episode addresses the natural tension between such offices to compare the positive and negative aspects of working for a far-reaching charity organization. You’ll hear all the perspectives: What it’s like to work for headquarters, for an affiliate, in...

Duration:00:51:46

S4E10 Why nonprofits need grassroots marketing

8/5/2019
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“Grassroots marketing” refers to any type of free or inexpensive marketing tactic. So many nonprofit professionals have become obsessed with learning about the newest SEO algorithms and digital marketing tools that it may be helpful to be reminded that some situations really require face-to-face relationships. In this episode, get inspired by examples of nonprofit grassroots marketing campaigns which have been successful in attracting new clients, donors, and volunteers. Here are just a few...

Duration:00:48:19

S4E9 Partnering with AmeriCorps: 3 unique experiences

7/29/2019
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Learn what it’s like to work with AmeriCorps as an individual or as an organization. Three AmeriCorps alumni share their unique experiences, each serving under a different branch of the AmeriCorps organization. Our guests this episode include: --Michelle Gustafson with Caritas of Austin --Joseph Gutierrez with Maddox Charitable Fund --Savannah Buttery, most recently with a volunteer program called Wwoof Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting services and coaching calls for nonprofits and...

Duration:00:48:39

S4E8 Two Resources for Social Enterprises

7/15/2019
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If you’re thinking about starting a social enterprise, you’ll need lots of support! In this episode, we’ll talk about two resources to help you get started, grow, and develop professionally to strengthen your impact. Our guests this episode include: --Rachel Schaffer Lawson from Schaffer Law Firm --Kila Englebrook from Social Enterprise Alliance Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting services and coaching calls for nonprofits and social impact organizations seeking guidance in the areas of...

Duration:00:45:31

S4E7 How Nonprofits Can Own Social Enterprises

7/8/2019
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Learn how forming a social enterprise can provide your nonprofit with an additional stream of revenue, support your mission, and tie into your existing programs. Our guests this episode include: --Brad Kimbler from Staff360 (owned by Safe Haven Family Shelter) --Daniel Furbish from Oasis Bike Workshop (owned by Oasis Center) Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting services and coaching calls for nonprofits and social impact organizations seeking guidance in the areas of Marketing,...

Duration:00:46:47

S4E6 Workplace Culture, Climate, and Benefits in the Social Sector

7/1/2019
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When resources are scarce, you may feel like it’s impossible to build a healthy culture and climate for your team. Unfortunately, a toxic workplace leads to even more financial difficulties due to high turnover and burnout, recruiting and training expenses, and interrupted relationships with your constituents. How can you honor your team, your mission, and your budget all at the same time? Our guests this episode include: --Meredith Benton with The Healing Trust --Trevor Benitone with...

Duration:00:53:36

S4E5 How to Start a Young Professionals Group with Your Nonprofit

6/24/2019
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Young Professionals (YP) Groups can help your nonprofits spread awareness of its mission to new generations, increase your donor base, and plan for successions. Engaging young professionals is becoming ever more vital as Baby Boomers start to retire from their long-held leadership positions! Learn how to create an effective YP Group, YP Committee, or Junior Board at your nonprofit. Our guests this episode include: --Jasmyn Alvarez with Park Center --Amos Glass with the Nashville Repertory...

Duration:01:14:35

S4E4 How to Plan Capital Campaigns

6/17/2019
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Hear from two Development Directors who recently completed capital campaigns. each fundraising millions of dollars. One campaign involved major renovations for a historic theatre, and the other built a brand new facility, including a commercial kitchen and revenue generating meeting space. Our guests this episode include: --Brooke Bernard with Belcourt Theatre --Teri Sloan with Nashville Food Project Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting services and coaching calls for nonprofits and...

Duration:00:51:04

S4E3 Complicated Client Stories

6/10/2019
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The public can have trouble understanding why a social issue is so difficult to solve, and it’s up to you to explain all the layers that cause the problem. How do you explain why it’s so difficult to end addiction, sex trafficking, and other mammoth issues? Our guests this episode include: --Pamela Sessions and Savak Millis from Renewal House --Emily Willmore from End Slavery Tennessee Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting services and coaching calls for nonprofits and social impact...

Duration:00:46:33

S4E2 Future-Proof Your Nonprofit with Technology

6/4/2019
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Learn how to make your organization resilient to change with a technology infrastructure you actually understand how to use. Even if you have all the right technology systems in place, they won’t do any good if you don’t know how to use them or if they all operate in silos! Our guests this episode include: --Blake Stockard from Kumwe Systems --Alicia Bell from Graceworks Ministries --Nick Bicknell from Little Green Light Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting services and coaching calls...

Duration:00:49:16

S4E1 Collaborating with Corporations

5/27/2019
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In our first episode of Season 4, Jenni talks about how nonprofits can partner with companies beyond the standard event sponsorships and corporate grants. If your organization hasn’t considered how to involve businesses in your programming, client services, volunteer groups, and other creative approaches, get some inspiration from this episode. Our guests this episode include: --Melissa McWilliams from Fannie Battle Day Home --Chad Kahn from DipJar Nonprofit Jenni provides consulting...

Duration:00:43:13

Bonus Episode: The Big Payback - Part 2

4/9/2019
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Before Season 4 of the Nonprofit Jenni Show is released May, I’m releasing two bonus episodes about The Big Payback! The Big Payback is Middle Tennessee’s annual “day of giving,” hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. In these bonus episodes, I’m interviewing nonprofits which have been hugely successful with their online giving day campaigns. Whether you live in Middle Tennessee or on the other side of the country, I know you’ll pick up some brilliant giving day ideas from...

Duration:00:47:31

Bonus Episode: The Big Payback - Part 1

3/18/2019
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Before Season 4 of the Nonprofit Jenni Show is released May, I’m releasing two bonus episodes about The Big Payback! The Big Payback is Middle Tennessee’s annual “day of giving,” hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. In these bonus episodes, I’m interviewing nonprofits which have been hugely successful with their online giving day campaigns. Whether you live in Middle Tennessee or on the other side of the country, I know you’ll pick up some brilliant giving day ideas from...

Duration:00:53:15

S3E12 When Social Enterprises Make More Sense

1/21/2019
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Nonprofit organizations help make the world go round, but so do social enterprises...and sometimes they do it even better! In this episode, we’ll hear from social enterprise founders who help strengthen the social sector. This is a great episode for nonprofits who want to learn how to collaborate with social enterprises, and for aspiring nonprofit founders who may not have considered the option of starting a for-profit mission-led business. Our guests this episode include: --Emily Mahoney...

Duration:00:48:58

S3E11 Intro to Foundation Center

1/14/2019
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Maybe you’ve heard of Foundation Center before, but you’re not quite sure how they can help your nonprofit. Or maybe you know they host networking events, or they offer workshops, but you don’t know if you’re missing out on one of their many other services. That’s why this week, we’re talking with Alexis Flannagan, the Community Outreach Manager at Foundation Center South, to learn all about their wide range of supportive programs for professionals in the social sector. Support the...

Duration:00:39:02

S3E10 How to Grow in a Healthy Way

1/7/2019
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Every nonprofit has “pie in the sky” goals for growth, but it’s important to make sure you’re prepared to scale up in a healthy way before you jump in. In this episode, we’ll ask questions like, Do you have the infrastructure needed to scale your operations? Do you have plenty of support from your board, staff, and volunteers? How can you achieve a major organizational shift without letting your services or relationships lapse? Support the Nonprofit Jenni Show with $1, $5, or $7 per month...

Duration:00:43:27

S3E9 Christmas Checklist for Nonprofits

12/21/2018
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Before you take off for Christmas next week, make sure you have these 3 things ready to go! In this bonus Christmas episode, Jenni outlines her 3 biggest recommendations to make sure your nonprofit doesn’t miss an opportunity to engage with your supporters over one of the biggest holidays in the world. These recommendations apply to your organization even if your supporters don’t celebrate Christmas. Support the Nonprofit Jenni Show with $1, $5, or $7 per month by visiting...

Duration:00:09:02