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The Philanthropy Podcast

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Explore the fields of philanthropy, fundraising, social entrepreneurship, and more to become a better development professional or volunteer. Find ideas to benefit the institutional advancement efforts of your non-profit, charity, or organization and submit your challenges to be featured in a show. Connect with industry experts for in-depth interviews, hear important topics discussed in depth, discover the latest in innovative ideas in philanthropy, and learn from reviews of conferences, books, and services in the field.

Explore the fields of philanthropy, fundraising, social entrepreneurship, and more to become a better development professional or volunteer. Find ideas to benefit the institutional advancement efforts of your non-profit, charity, or organization and submit your challenges to be featured in a show. Connect with industry experts for in-depth interviews, hear important topics discussed in depth, discover the latest in innovative ideas in philanthropy, and learn from reviews of conferences, books, and services in the field.
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Explore the fields of philanthropy, fundraising, social entrepreneurship, and more to become a better development professional or volunteer. Find ideas to benefit the institutional advancement efforts of your non-profit, charity, or organization and submit your challenges to be featured in a show. Connect with industry experts for in-depth interviews, hear important topics discussed in depth, discover the latest in innovative ideas in philanthropy, and learn from reviews of conferences, books, and services in the field.

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Episodes

Social Enterprises & Nonprofits - An Interview with Darius Jones, Vice President & General Manager of Garfield Produce - Episode 30

12/10/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, Darius Jones, Vice President and General Manager of Garfield Produce discusses how a social venture can sometimes be the preferred model for having a lasting impact on a community, how social enterprises differ from nonprofits, how to think about scalability and replicability when you're launching your organization or expanding, and how to prepare for a large grant of...

Duration: 00:44:34


Social Media Guidelines And Respecting Dignity Of Partners - An Interview with Beathe Ogard, President of SAIH - Episode 29

11/16/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, Beathe Ogard, President of Studentenes og Akademikernes Internasjonale Hjelpefond (Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund) or SAIH shares with us SAIH's newest social media guidelines for volunteers and travelers as well as some background on SAIH's efforts to raise awareness of stereotypical representations of the beneficiaries of nonprofits...

Duration: 00:49:16


Social Enterprises & NonProfit Partnerships - An Interview With Brenda Palms Barber, CEO of Beelove - Episode 28

10/30/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, we're joined by Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Director of the North Lawndale Employment Network and founding CEO of SweetBeginnings a social venture which produces an all natural line of raw honey and honey-infused body care products while providing important transitional job opportunities for individuals who struggle with barriers to employment. Brenda and I discuss...

Duration: 00:44:32


The Importance of Donor Retention and How We Can Improve Our Efforts - Episode 27

10/23/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, I discuss donor retention, its importance, and what we can do to improve our organization's donor retention. I explore some of the systemic need for better retention efforts, how we can be donor-centric in our approach, and the latest research on donor retention in the non-profit sector. This week, I want to remind you that if you find my work valuable and want to...

Duration: 00:33:43


Research Based Fundraising Resources - Episode 026

10/11/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, I highlight fundraising resources available to you that are research based and which cite their methods and sources. This episode came as a result of searching for annual appeal techniques that are backed by evidence and struggling to find them. We look at four main resources, The Science of Philanthropy Initiative, the Lilly School of Philanthropy, the Social Innovation...

Duration: 00:23:45


A New Job! A Personal Update on My Life And The Philanthropy Podcast - Episode 25

10/2/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, I share an update on my own life, the story of the new job I have with Horizons For Youth and some information about our amazing kindergarten through college programming. I also share some updates from behind the scenes in the MacCready household, including the nonprofit work of my wife that's making me so proud. My one request from you this week is to leave a rating...

Duration: 00:15:17


Planning Your Online Giving Day - An Interview With Tiffany Khan, Director of Sun Devil Giving at ASU Foundation - Episode 24

9/24/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, we're joined by Tiffany Khan, Director of Sun Devil Giving at the Arizona State University Foundation. Tiffany and I discuss giving days and preparing for the challenges of an online giving day, building communications tools that help distribute ownership and engagement, choosing the date of your giving day, considering how to give other departments notice to prepare for the...

Duration: 00:34:04


Succeeding at Online Advertising - An Interview with Jeff Cosgrove, Director of Nonprofits at Conversant

9/17/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast, we're joined by Jeff Cosgrove, Director of Politics, Advocacy, and Nonprofits at Conversant. Jeff and I discuss online advertising and cover a broad range of topics including: how nonprofits can cut through the noise in online advertising, what messaging is leading to increased fundraising success, how to help boards and directors believe in and invest in online...

Duration: 00:50:50


Data And Marketing Association NonProfit Federation Conference Review - Episode 22

9/11/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast we discuss how to be a critical consumer of conferences you attend and I review the Data and Marketing Association NonProfit Federation's Conference. This is the first of a series of conferences reviews I plan to share throughout the year. I hope these conference reviews will help you plan your own professional development wisely and make informed decisions about how to...

Duration: 00:45:16


Fifteen Tips And Tools To Improve Your Networking At Conferences - Episode 21

8/29/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast Website Email Sean at The Philanthropy Podcast This week on The Philanthropy Podcast we discuss how to make the most of a professional development conference through networking and marketing yourself. This episode idea came up while I attended a conference last week and heard numerous attendees discuss the challenges that social anxiety created in networking and presenting yourself at a conference. I don't claim any clinical expertise for helping with social...

Duration: 00:48:34


New Fundraising Ideas, Upcoming Conferences, Social Ventures, And Show Update - Episode 20

8/21/2017
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This week on The Philanthropy Podcast we discuss new and successful ideas in philanthropy, an upcoming conference with the Data and Marketing Association's Nonprofit Federation that I'll be attending, social ventures that I plan to have on the show in the near future, and an update on the state of The Philanthropy Podcast as of this, our 20th episode, including a request for you to complete some polls I hope I can use to improve the show. This week, I encourage you to join our LinkedIn...

Duration: 00:17:30


Investing in Great Management - An Interview with Karen Osborne, Senior Strategist at The Osborne Group - Episode 19

8/14/2017
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Our guest on The Philanthropy Podcast is Karen Osborne, Senior Strategist at The Osborne Group, newly published author, and philanthropy veteran. Karen shares her advice from a career in the field as we discuss the topic of managers and how to better identify, hire, train, and support them. Karen offers great examples of how to use scenarios in interviews, how to ask questions that give insights into strategic thinking and other skills you hope to find in managers, the pressures of...

Duration: 00:49:43


Growing Your Organization and Sharing Your Story - An Interview with Todd Bol, Creator and Executive Director of Little Free Library - Episode 18

8/9/2017
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Our guest on The Philanthropy Podcast is Todd Bol, creator and executive director of Little Free Library. Todd shares his advice from the growth of Little Free Library, how they collect and share stories from partners across the globe, and his advice for anyone who feels like they're close to quitting on a non-profit they've helped create or grow. Learning about Little Free Library is a great way to celebrate National Book Lover's Day today! One item Todd and I don't specifically...

Duration: 00:31:02


The Joy Of The Story - An Interview with Patrick Landry, President of Notre Dame School of Milwaukee - Episode 17

8/2/2017
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Our guest on The Philanthropy Podcast is Patrick Landry, President of Notre Dame School of Milwaukee. Patrick provides great insights on how fundraisers can find joy in our work by appreciating the craft of storytelling. Patrick shares his ideas on both telling your story as well as your organization's story and the importance of listening and understanding how to connect your benefactors' stories to your cause. Remember, you can connect with me and our listeners online at: The...

Duration: 00:29:16


The Well That Nourishes You - Taking Time To Revisit What Energizes You - Episode 16

7/24/2017
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This week's episode is a solo episode where I take a look at a recent experience that reminded me of the importance of finding what it is that not only motivates us in our work, but what provides us with the energy to do so enthusiastically. Remember, you can connect with me and our listeners online at: The Philanthropy Podcast Linkedin Group, a great place to share articles and learn from your peers The Philanthropy Podcast Facebook Page, another way to be part of the conversation...

Duration: 00:18:34


Using Data To Improve Nonprofits - An Interview with Andrew Means, Data Analysts For Social Good & Beyond Uptake - Episode 15

7/17/2017
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Our guest on The Philanthropy Podcast is Andrew Means, Head of the Uptake Foundation and Beyond Uptake as well as founder of Data Analysts for Social Good. Andrew provides an incredible interview on data use in nonprofits, how we can move beyond using data only for final evaluations, and how to start building a culture of using evidence within your organization, and more. Andrew's conversation will be useful to nonprofits just starting to think about using data better as well as...

Duration: 00:52:02


PhilanthropyNEXT - Engaging Diverse Donors, Building A Diverse Staff, and Women's Philanthropy - An Interview with Cody Switzer, Chronicle of Philanthropy - Episode 14

7/10/2017
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The Philanthropy Podcast listeners can receive 10% when they register at PhilanthropyNEXT and use the promo code: PODCAST10. Be sure to share this episode with colleagues and friends you believe might like to attend and save 10% especially those in Washington DC and along the east coast. Our guest on The Philanthropy Podcast is Cody Switzer, Assistant Managing Editor and Director of Digital Products for The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Cody explores with us the upcoming...

Duration: 00:46:48


30 More High Impact Questions And 5 Stewardship On A Shoestring Ideas - Episode 13

7/3/2017
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Today, our episode of The Philanthropy Podcast is a solo episode where I'll share 30 additional high impact questions to ask benefactors and prospects and 5 ways to say thank you at a very low cost. Also, learn about two causes to follow, one on Facebook and one on LinkedIn to see great examples of social media use from patrons of the show. Hear this, how you can support the show, a book recommendation, and more in today's episode. If you have high impact questions ideas or stewardship...

Duration: 00:22:58


Giving USA 2017 Analysis - Trends in Philanthropy - Episode 12

6/26/2017
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Today, our episode of The Philanthropy Podcast is a solo episode where I'll share some analysis on the Giving USA 2017 Report. Every year The Giving Institute, in conjunction with the Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, produce a report on trends in giving in the United States. I'll share my insights from the parts of the report I've seen and a seminar I attended which reviewed this data. If you have questions about data contained in Giving USA 2017, please feel...

Duration: 00:19:51


11 - A list of 70 high impact questions covering the giving cycle stages of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship

6/19/2017
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Today's episode of The Philanthropy Podcast provides seventy high impact questions to cover each phase of the giving cycle: identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. With 70 questions you will better know your benefactors, what their values are in life, what they hope to accomplish in their philanthropy, and how your organization's needs align with their hopes. Also, we launch our Patreon page with a limited time giveaway of an mp3 version of these...

Duration: 00:29:56

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