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Nonprofit Management isn’t easy. We’re here to help. The Snapcast is a new, interview-based podcast focusing on issues in nonprofit management—from board development, to fundraising, to volunteer management, and everything in between. We hope to inspire you and to illuminate the path to meeting your mission goals.
 
Welcome to Inclusion Catalyst, with your hosts Mickey Desai and Susan Cooper. We bring diversity leaders to the table to hear about current issues in diversity and inclusion, deconstructing complex social justice issues to showcase the best practices in our workplaces and our communities.
 
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Melanie Kirton of Financial Affairs returns for episode 2 with the SnapCast, this time to talk about nonprofit budgeting. You might think you already know the ins-and outs of budgeting, and you might be wrong. We discuss: The importance of doing an annual budget Your budget document is not a stagnant document, it should be referenced often and revi…
 
Friends, you really need to check this one out. Laurie Hochman visits the SnapCast to talk about her work, and what Auctria does for nonprofits. Auctria was founded in 2011. When this episode was recorded, they celebrated their 10 year anniversary, having worked on 40,000 events in that time, raising over $400 million for their clients. We talk abo…
 
Michael Gorriarán, President of Arjuna Solutions, visits the Nonprofit SnapCast to tell us more about how Arjuna uses AI to maximize fundraising potential for nonprofits. We talk about his start in the industry, the problems Arjuna solves for nonprofits, how nonprofits may engage Arjuna, and how the entire process unfolds. Additionally, we touch on…
 
Melissa Brown hangs with the SnapCast for a second conversation about the Association of Philanthropic Counsel, a membership association of consulting firms that advise philanthropic (nonprofit) organizations. Upholding a strict code of ethics, APC is committed to ensuring that nonprofit organizations of all sizes can engage experienced, qualified …
 
Melissa Brown of Melissa Brown and Associates visits the SnapCast to talk about the work she did with the Association of Fundraising Professionals to produce the IDEA Report (Assessment of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access). Key points include: Collaborative study with NINE organizations participating including African Americans in Developme…
 
Sometimes we replace the cars we love. Ben reveals how he was involved in a multiple mangled Mazda mishap which led him to buying a new (to him) car. Misty misses her mate's Mazda and is not a fan of the replacement. Nissan's recent styling ideas are brought into question and Dave speaks up for them but wonders what their designers use for motivati…
 
Dan Kramer was the President of the Board of directors of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities (LATLC) when we recorded this SnapCast episode. Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC) was founded in 2006 by seven plaintiff personal injury attorneys whose mission was to make a tangible, positive difference in the community through financial supp…
 
Marc Haddle is the Innovation Director for Baseline Protocol, an open source initiative that combines advances in cryptography, messaging, and blockchain to deliver secure and private business processes at low cost. We talk at length about what blockchain is, and why nonprofits shouldn't ignore the world of cryptocurrency. We welcome support of the…
 
There are numerous universities and programs focused on social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and social impact design. We will talk about the strengths and limitations of higher education preparing the next generation of changemakers. We want to talk about big questions like: How do colleges and universities account for the complexities and …
 
Keith Hutchings is the founder of the Comfortable Home Project, an innovative solution to connecting homeowners with local, sustainable housing industry experts. We talk at length with Keith and the current (at the time of recording) students who make the program succeed. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your ques…
 
We are excited to have Greg Gale, the creator of the DEI Global Fundamentals and Leading at Liberty Mutual, which ran for 5,000 US managers and 2,000 managers globally. For over 25 years, Gale has held DEI leadership positions in Fortune 100 companies and non-profit organizations and implemented DEI solutions throughout the US and globally. He is s…
 
Colin Stewart, EVP Strategic Partnerships & Philanthropy for Arjuna Solutions, visits the Nonprofit SnapCast to talk about maximizing philanthropy. Using behavioral economics modeling with artificial intelligence, they help nonprofits determine the best times to target donors for maximum participation. We talk about funding trends, the role of indu…
 
Melanie Kirton of Financial Affairs visits the SnapCast to talk about nonprofit financial issues. This episode, we talk about the Form 990, bust some myths and misconceptions, and discuss some of the most damaging mistakes an organization can make with their 990, including: Missing the deadline Wrong name or FEIN Filing an incomplete return Imprope…
 
The gang discusses which vehicles sell best in the USA overall and region by region. The results then lead us to a journey meandering around: Which vehicles can haul and tow which items and where? Which vehicles are best for tailgating and what items could and should be brought along? If you are an American ex-pat and Thanksgiving is coming up, wha…
 
James Connor does a second episode with Mickey to discuss FlexibleSites. FlexibleSites serves nonprofits, startups, and small businesses with quickly deployable and easy to manage websites and content management systems--affordably. James explains how Flexsites works to cut operational expenses, and facilitate a nonprofit's web-branding effort. We …
 
Human relationships are at the center of humanity. They drive our culture, performance, and results across any organizational structure, geography, or sector. “Designing for Humanity” is a moral imperative we must consider embodying today to be successful in our impact. The inquiry, practice, strategy, and methodology allow for practices like narra…
 
Trace Kingham returns to the SnapCast to talk with Mickey about Reimagined Experiences, Trace's wildly successful endeavor to help nonprofits reimagine communications and events into engaging virtual, hybrid and in-person experiences. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit S…
 
Dreams, the demi-monde, a double header of trivia, dangerous Jeddah, and where in the world is Dennis' McLaren. Mickey starts off with his odd dreams, and Dave speaks fondly of weaponized silence and the demi-monde nightlife. Mickey hits us with a double dose of trivia. Misty cries foul on the Jeddah GP, and waxes poetic about Sebastian Vettel. We …
 
Jeff Wasserstrom is the CEO and President of JAW Enterprises, providing custom promotional products along with screen-printed and embroidered apparel. We talk about brand awareness and marketing for nonprofits. Among the things we discuss: Brand Awareness – Handing out branded products to enhance your brand / image. Custom Event Gifts – Participant…
 
Krista Kleiner is the Founder and Executive Director of One Heart Movement, a 501(c)(3) committed to fostering unity and well-being through the power of community love. We discuss: Krista's background in entertainment and her founding of the One Heart Movement The launch and success of the #OneHeartHandOff global social media challenge How Krista m…
 
We're all fired up today but the BBQ will have to wait. Grand Trivia Auto asks who first made cars in Japan. Dave wants to know what all the formulae in racing mean, Tim tries to explain it but we go down the rabbit-hole of engineering and competitiveness in different types of racing Misty confesses that Sebastian Vettel is cute and wholesome, and …
 
Welcome to our discussion on being an advocate for Inclusion, Equity and Diversity. I am James Connor, Fractional CTO and Co-Founder of FlexibleSites. Join us as we talk with Lauren Tucker, Founder of Do What Matters and Garry Johnson, Founder of Bison Venture Partners. Be prepared to dive into the following: How we each became involved in DEI What…
 
Our questions and approaches seek to advance collective action in our work and this conversation is, in part, inspired by this question of “What would the end of our dependence on philanthropy look like?” Our featured guests include: Mario Lugay, Senior Innovation Director, Justice Funders Pierre Joseph, Founder and Principal, P.E. Joseph Consultin…
 
Lissa Mozur Zanville has more than 30 years of experience in the non-profit, public, and private sectors, including government affairs, media relations, crisis management, community relations, strategic planning, spokesperson training and stakeholder management. We talk about her role with Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities. LATLC was founded in …
 
Shared from the Nonprofit SnapCast archives: David Jernigan is the President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA). For many companies and organizations, the past year has provoked critical conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and inspired many to take necessary steps to address systemic racism. While the…
 
Eric Ryan of Mission Met makes a quick visit with Mickey to give away five copies of his book, Mission Met. Five people will be picked randomly from all who enter. Visit the Nonprofit SnapCast website and find the entry for this bonus episode to enter. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback v…
 
Sam Zellner is the CEO and Founder of Inspire IP. We talk at length about innovation for nonprofits, how to capture and move on innovative ideas. Sam says, "Innovation is about efficiency, so regardless if you are a for profit or nonprofit organization you should be constantly trying to innovate. Additionally, Innovation inspires and brings people …
 
We are joined by our friend Spencer for a wide-ranging discuss of ambulances and the life of emergency medical providers. We kick off with a discussion of Sharena sol. We unbraid the Pontiac rope drive. And, we learn the real meaning of the Pontiac Fiero! We promised the link to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline. If you need help, we will support you…
 
Bob Hays, Business Consultant with Schooley Mitchell. Schooley Mitchell examines your business services including Telecom, Waste and Merchant Services. They prepare a professional audit report from which they advise how you can optimize your spending - and significantly reduce costs. Their fees only come as a portion of any savings they’re able to …
 
Dan Shepleng is Chief Creative Officer of Kapowza, a Baltimore based creative agency. He does a hostile takeover of the Nonprofit SnapCast to talk about marketing issues in the nonprofit sector, including: • What's wrong with nonprofit advertising today?• We've all seen what doesn't work, so how should nonprofits approach brand advertising and diff…
 
Our guest Liam tells us about his unique collection of British motor vehicles and a Mopar econobox; British car jokes abound.The gang tries to remember which Mitsubishis are Dodges, which other Mitsubishi is a Chrysler and which Chrysler Corp.'s cars are amalgamations of parts from yet other manufacturers. Apparently, if you know more about this th…
 
“The participation of people of color in professional roles in philanthropy creates the balance of insight, perspective, and conviction needed to steward some of the most important missions of nonprofit organizations.” Rob Henry, Vice President of Education for the Council for Advancement and Support of EducationWe want to talk about the roles and …
 
Simon is a founder of Roots of Yggdrasil, a UK "third sector" entity that Simon set up as a social enterprise to work with disadvantaged communities providing health education. We talk about the networking, the cost benefits of doing effective networking, and the hard costs associated with neglecting one's network. We welcome support of the Nonprof…
 
Ben's on some really good back pain medication and advises us on how long to refrigerate our car parts. He also presents our trivia question pondering the meaning of Pantera - both the car and by the associative property, also the metal band. Dave is shocked to find that Pep Boys no longer carries fuses, or any other car parts besides tires & batte…
 
Mickey and Ben drool over some really cool German cars! We lament a lack of sausage and beer, discuss older and newer German cars, admire many of the ones present, get indecisive about which one we'd like to take home, but abandon our indecision to go find some schnitzel. It was an AUSGEZEICHNET day to admire some wunderschönste Deutsches autos! We…
 
Rita Sever, author of Leading For Justice, visits with Mickey to talk about making the book available to any leaders working for justice. The book especially speaks to the nonprofit sector and offers real, practical tools in their pursuit of justice. We discuss: Environmental challenges to justice How do you give staff a voice Social justice and no…
 
Ford's Bronco Pickup, Mustang Mach E, taking cats on car trips. Carrol Shelby, Spokane, WA, Hagerty goes public. Mickey lets us know that Ford's Bronco Pickup version might be a miss while the Mustang Mach E might be a hit. The whole gang tells tales of taking cats on car trips. Ben relay's his sightings of rare and odd cars in Spokane, WA. Dawn an…
 
Mickey gets to visit with Jonathan Wright, an attorney, philanthropist, board member, and founder of nonprofit efforts. Our conversation goes down multiple paths, including: What’s it like as a founder setting up an organization from scratch? What kinds of nonprofits do you like to support? How to support membership on nonprofit boards? What do you…
 
Paul D'Alessandro is the Founder and CEO of High Impact Nonprofit Advisors. We talk about Paul's book, The Future of Fundraising: How Philanthropy’s Future is Here with Donors Dictating the Terms. Paul has many great insights and lessons to share. Among the things we discuss: How artificial intelligence is already changing the nonprofit sector and …
 
Julia Geisman is the Founder and CEO of CareerAgility, LLC. Julia and Mickey talk about building a data-based roadmap for building inclusive environments. We talk at length about: Why inclusion is the DNA of an organization Corporate vs. non-profit worlds What does it man to have an inclusive mindset? What are components of an inclusive mindset? We…
 
Clint, from the Car Space (formerly known as The Auto Riff) podcast joins us to talk about how he got sucked into cars and into podcasting. We talk about running boot, running things into houses, Japanese K-Cars. Dave preemptively apologizes for his distant Canadian relatives, then we all fall slightly in love with K-Cars. Clint shares his next ste…
 
Libby Villavicencio spends some quality time on the SnapCast to talk about LEAD IT! -- a framework for fostering Innovative leadership for nonprofits. LEAD IT stands for: Leverage: Get clear on your desired impact and outcomes/results Engage: Build a community of champions Attract: Marketing to attract people to your organization Develop: Your orga…
 
Dawn, Ben & Mickey take a field trip to Italian Car Day, 2021, thanks to our friend John Montgomery. (Who knew that Italian Car Day welcomes French cars?) We explore the history of the Alfa Romeo logo. Ben reminisces about his "Ferris Bueller" joy ride in his father's Alfa. The panel discusses whether to tell Misty about the new Fiat Spyder, and it…
 
Today on the show, we’re excited to have Robert Baker, the CEO of Potentia Talent Consulting Limited. There, Rob advises several companies on their approach to the D&I market. Rob has over 4 decades of disrupting the work culture for the betterment of historically disadvantaged employees. Prior to starting Potentia Talent Consulting Limited, Rob wa…
 
After a multi-lingual introduction, our guest Jennifer expresses the love she had for her 1994 Ford Ranger. Mickey gives us 2, (yes, two!) trivia questions for the price of one. Misty lets us know where you can find a VW Microbus bar attached to a pool. Speaking of drinks, we debate which alcohol fueled group activities are the best in this clothin…
 
Bill High is the Executive Chairman and CEO of The Signatry, a global Christian foundation which inspires and facilitates revolutionary generosity by providing creative giving solutions to help donors support their favorite charity or ministry, through the use of a donor advised fund. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welc…
 
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