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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

S3E4 How to Collaborate to Make Your Nonprofit Stronger

11/12/2018
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You’ve probably heard a dozen and half times that nonprofits need to stop duplicating services...but that’s a lot easier said than done. There’s also a lot more that goes into successful nonprofit work than just trying to be different for the sake of being different. We need to shift our focus back to our mission. When we do that, we realize we really need to work together to create lasting change. This episode talks about collaborating with other nonprofit agencies to make your own...

Duration:00:44:49

S3E3 Giving Tuesday -- Last Minute, Low Budget Plans

11/5/2018
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Giving Tuesday is coming up fast on November 27! If you haven’t made a fundraising or marketing plan yet, our guests have some suggestions for putting together a great campaign in just a couple days. Plus, most Giving Tuesday campaigns are extremely inexpensive to set up, so any nonprofit can participate. Our guests today include: --Hayley Levy from Gilda’s Club --Jon Fraser from DipJar Support the Nonprofit Jenni Show with $1, $5, or $7 per month by visiting patreon.com/nonprofitjenni!...

Duration:00:09:02

S3E2 Nontraditional Volunteers You’ve Forgotten About

10/29/2018
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If you’re struggling to find new sources for volunteers, or suffer from frequent volunteer turnover, you need to start looking at these two types of nontraditional volunteers. Learn from nonprofit leaders who regularly recruit and retain volunteers with special needs, and volunteers under the age of 18. Our guests today include: --Sharie Loik from Meals on Wheels --Sabrina Schoenborn from The Girl Narrative Support the Nonprofit Jenni Show with $1, $5, or $7 per month by visiting...

Duration:00:51:44

S3E1 Planned Giving Campaigns -- Getting started and improving yours

10/22/2018
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Learn how to set up your first planned giving campaign, or improve the one you already have in place. While most nonprofit professionals know what planned giving is, and some may even have an initiative started at their organization, many nonprofits fail to make strategic asks for planned gifts and lose out on gifts 200-300 times the size of their normal donations. Our guests today include: --Meagan Flippin from United Way --Jen Hunt from Gordon Law Group Support the Nonprofit Jenni Show...

Duration:00:46:58

S2E12 Strategic Plans and How to Make Them

7/25/2018
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This is the last episode of Season 2! A strategic plan guides your nonprofit through the next stage of growth, or can help you through a transition, such as a leadership change or a shift in your mission. But most nonprofit professionals and board members will only go through the strategic planning process a couple of times in their lives...if at all. This episode will talk you through the strategic planning process. My guests this episode are: --George Hsieh from Community Resource...

Duration:00:48:15

S2E11 Google Ad Grant Questions

7/18/2018
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The Google Ad Grant isn’t a normal grant, because you don’t get any actual money from it--but it offers amazing benefits for your organization by giving you $10,000 of free search engine advertisements every single month, for the rest of time. In this episode, a Google Ad Grant manager answers all kinds of questions about how you can use Google ads to grow your volunteer, client, and donor lists, as well as basic information about the grant itself. My guest this episode is: --Grant Hensel...

Duration:00:48:28

S2E10 Two Types of Grants

7/11/2018
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There are dozens of various types of grants your organization can apply for, but each grant is unique in its grant writing requirements, reporting standards, and selection process. In this episode, I chat with two grant reviewers who work with community giving circles and community foundations to learn how their review processes work. My guests this episode include: --Mollie Lacher from Impact Nashville --Michael McDaniel from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Plus, don’t miss my...

Duration:00:49:43

S2E9 How to Create Programs

7/4/2018
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Whether you’re in the middle of creating a new program for your nonprofit, you have a crazy idea for a unique program no one else offers, or you just want to know how program development works, I’ll probably answer all your questions in this episode. My guests in this episode work in very niche spaces, and didn’t have any sort of roadmap to teach them how to create their pilot programs. My guests this episode include: --Martrice Gandy from MindWorks Collaborative --Emma Supica from...

Duration:00:49:43

S2E8 When Controversy Threatens Your Nonprofit

6/20/2018
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Sometimes controversial issues such as gun control, LGBTQ issues, racism, unplanned pregnancy, and political elections can cause division among your nonprofit’s supporters and team members. It can be extremely stressful to feel like you could lose a major funding source, public favor, and staff and board members over one controversial issue. In this episode, I chat with Executive Directors who navigate these issues on a daily basis in their organizations. My guests this episode...

Duration:00:52:15

S2E7 How I Became CEO

6/13/2018
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It’s only been in the last decade or so that professionals have started to aspire to become CEOs and Executive Directors of nonprofit organizations… In the past, many nonprofit leaders have stumbled into the nonprofit sector without initially realizing they were creating a long-term career for themselves. Now, however, many professionals new to the nonprofit field see these senior leadership positions as their dream jobs. In this episode, I chat with two nonprofit Executive Directors about...

Duration:00:52:15

S2E5 Easy, Creative Fundraising Ideas

5/30/2018
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If you feel like your nonprofit has run out of fundraising ideas, OR you just feel like youre wasting too much time and money setting up your fundraisers, you need to hear this episode! My guests and I talk about three fundraising ideas which require very little time and money to implement. My guests this episode include: --Jon Fraser from DipJar --Barry Shore from DLYTED and ChangeBowl Plus, dont miss my Anonymous Q&A segment where I answer a question from an anonymous listener, and my...

Duration:00:58:42

S2E4 Legal Mistakes You Accidentally Make

5/24/2018
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In this episode, nonprofit attorney Rachel Schaffer Lawson talks to me about legal mistakes I see lots of nonprofits make without meaning to. We cover HR issues, donation solicitations, and programs which don’t benefit your mission. My guest this episode is: --Rachel Schaffer Lawson from Schaffer Law Firm Plus, don’t miss my Anonymous Q&A segment where I answer a question from an anonymous listener, and my new Submit A Brag segment where I highlight an outstanding nonprofit...

Duration:00:45:59

S2E3 Nonprofit Events, Part 2

5/17/2018
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This special 2-part episode is all about events--fundraising events, volunteering events, community awareness events, client-serving events, all of them! My guests and I talk about how to plan the events, how to afford all the costs involved, current nonprofit event trends, and more. My guests this episode include: --Emily Layton from Waves, Inc. --Kristen Korzenowski from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee --Lyndsay Wilkinson from Youth Villages --Audra Almond-Harvey from...

Duration:00:46:19

S2E2 Nonprofit Events, Part 1

5/9/2018
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This special 2-part episode is all about events--fundraising events, volunteering events, community awareness events, client-serving events, all of them! My guests and I talk about how to plan the events, how to afford all the costs involved, current nonprofit event trends, and more. My guests this episode include: --Emily Layton from Waves, Inc. --Kristen Korzenowski from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee --Lyndsay Wilkinson from Youth Villages --Audra Almond-Harvey from...

Duration:00:44:43

S2E1: Programs That Seem Irrelevant

5/2/2018
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Tell me what to talk about in Season 2! I have new ways for you to help me choose topics and questions to cover. In this first episode of Season 2, I talk about programs that may not have anything obvious to do with your mission statement or cause area. Plus, don’t miss my Anonymous Q&A segment where I answer a question from an anonymous nonprofit professional. My guests this episode include: --Tiffany Patton from Girls on the Run --Maithri Vangala from TechBridge Music by Emily...

Duration:00:42:20

S1 Bonus Episode ft. Shower The People

4/10/2018
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In this special bonus episode, Jenni interviews the winner of the Nonprofit Jenni Show Prize Package! Meredith McLeod is the Chief Administrator of Shower The People. She talks about the story behind her organization, the challenges she's facing, and how she'll use each prize to grow her organization. Music by Emily Summers. Opinions expressed in the Nonprofit Jenni Show are very general in nature. Please contact Jenni with specific questions you have regarding your nonprofit. © 2018...

Duration:00:12:04

S1E12: How to Get Long-Term Volunteers

3/9/2018
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In this episode, we discuss how to find long-term volunteers, and different ways to get them involved. My guests this episode include: —Adam Buzard from CASA —Julie Abbott from Hands On Nashville Music by Emily Summers. Opinions expressed in the Nonprofit Jenni Show are very general in nature. Please contact Jenni with specific questions you have regarding your nonprofit. © 2018 Nonprofit Jenni. All Rights Reserved.

Duration:00:49:54

S1E11: Why You Need Young Professionals

3/2/2018
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In this episode, I talk about the different ways your organization can engage young professional in your mission through volunteering and board membership. My guests this episode include: PRIZE PACKAGE: To celebrate the first season of the Nonprofit Jenni Show, my sponsors are giving away thousands of dollars worth of prizes to one lucky nonprofit organization! Download this episode or visit nonprofitjenni.com to find out how tow in six high-value services for your favorite nonprofit...

Duration:00:40:58

S1E10: Nonprofit Legal Questions

2/23/2018
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In this episode, I talk to nonprofit attorney Rachel Schaffer about some of the legal questions most commonly asked by nonprofit organizations. Please note, this interview is very general in nature. If you have any legal questions specific to your organization, please visit schafferlawfirmtn.com. PRIZE PACKAGE: To celebrate the first season of the Nonprofit Jenni Show, my sponsors are giving away thousands of dollars worth of prizes to one lucky nonprofit organization! Download this episode...

Duration:00:36:30

S1E9: In-Kind Donations and How to Get Them

2/19/2018
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In this episode, I talk to two Executive Directors about the in-kind donors who contribute to their organization, how they secure in-kind donations, and how they decide what to ask for. My guests this episode include: —Angie Adams from PENCIL Foundation —Melissa Spradlin from Book’em PRIZE PACKAGE: To celebrate the first season of the Nonprofit Jenni Show, my sponsors are giving away thousands of dollars worth of prizes to one lucky nonprofit organization! Download this episode or visit...

Duration:00:40:32