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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.
 
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Pat Duffy of The Giving Block speaks with the SnapCast about helping nonprofits accept cryptocurrency (such as bitcoin) as part of their fundraising portfolio. The Giving Block was founded in 2018 after seeing hundreds of millions of dollars in Bitcoin being donated to the few nonprofits that were equipped to accept those donations. Among the thing…
 
Mickey speaks with Kate West, CEO of Your Fundraising Lab, and David Somerfleck, Founder and CEO of DMS Blue about the wisdom of using volunteers to staff critical organizational roles. Kate maintains volunteer-led organizations cannot grow or scale. Among the points we cover: 1. Nonprofits need to distinguish between volunteers and unpaid staff an…
 
Loxley Brown from Athena Racing joins, Mickey, Misty & Ben. We explore Athena Racings dedication to giving opportunities to girls. Athena Racing is the all-girls STEM education program applying STEM principles to the track and life. You can learn more about them at athenaracing.org. In the News, Misty dishes on Formula One livery designs; talent tu…
 
Peter Clay, CEO and Founder of Cyberopz, says security is a problem that is easily solved with focus and commitment. We talk about what it takes to build an effective cyber-security program: People working together No finger pointing Understanding WHY organizations get hacked Committing to building the org's security program Cyber security can be d…
 
TTAC goes international! We welcome Misty from The Netherlands to a new Two Girls & a Car episode. In Relationship Roadster, Amanda delves into Ferraris. Mickey grills Misty on her love for Formula One racing, and we learn about how Misty is learning to navigate multi-use traffic circles amidst tram tracks and bicycles. Ben's Lotus update: his 1970…
 
Dave does a segment we're calling “True Crime Auto” in conjunction with the law firm “Screech, Screech, Brake, & Bang." He discusses the most commonly stolen cars in America, and cars associated with the top crimes in history. Special Guest Lav Luv talks about the Power Up Tour that he made across the country in his Tesla, his love of Teslas, and h…
 
An excellent conversation with Nancy Bacon, Nonprofit Educator, Learning Strategist, and someone who thinks a whole lot about how to bring adult learning and nonprofits together. Nancy is also a co-host of the Nonprofit Radio Show. We talk about her efforts to revolutionize nonprofit learning: Nonprofits have a lot in front of them. We can help the…
 
We recorded this show on New Year's weekend while sitting around in pajamas drinking mimosas. Dawn on the Autobahn explores winter inclement weather driving safety tips, while the guys ask "why the hell are you on the road to begin with?" What grinds Mickey's gears THIS week? Replacing buttons with touchscreens on the dashboard. Listener Karen desc…
 
In 2006, Ben Munoz suffered a rare form of stroke called arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Unable to find the support he was looking for on the internet during his lengthy recovery, he created a patient community AVMSurvivors.org in late 2007 to find others like him. It rapidly became apparent that “community is the best medicine.” Ben soon co-foun…
 
Rhoden Monrose grew up in Harlem, NY after emigrating from Saint Lucia at the age of twelve. Rhoden’s personal experiences with nonprofit organizations helped fuel his passion to develop a technology platform where other young professionals have the opportunity to engage with nonprofits at a higher level. He founded CariClub, a unique online platfo…
 
Ben notes there’s something interesting going on with Cadillac on “That New Car Smell.” Dawn looks into the future with some predictions in her segment, “In The News.” Dave says his car-buying plans have been hijacked. Robert sends in a question about battery design. We try to convince Ben to do an instructional video on how to properly jump start …
 
Mickey visits with Eric Clay, CEO of Vale Creative, to talk about digital marketing, do’s and don’ts, providing value, and helping a nonprofit to discern the right media strategy to reach their desired outcomes. We talk about: Goal-Oriented Marketing and Working BackwardsIdentifying what actions you want your prospects to take (donate/ volunteer/ s…
 
We delve into the history of the Lincoln brand. In Cultural Collision, Dave and Dawn hit the road to discuss the history of the motorhome and its role in American culture. Our guest Arp brings us a discussion on "The Zen of Options" and asks the question: "Do we need rain sensing wipers and ventilated seats?" Ben takes a moment to talk about conver…
 
Mickey speaks with Sarah Symons, Founder and Director of Her Future Coalition](https://herfuturecoalition.org/), their work, and the risks and challenges of working in two continents, especially during COVID-19. Sarah’s book, Standing In The Way hit the shelves on January 11. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your …
 
Greetings friends! Thank you for listening to the Inclusion Catalyst. I’m Mickey Desai. My co-host Susan Cooper and I have been talking about the future of the Inclusion Catalyst podcast, as both of us find we have insufficient bandwidth to continue to regularly work on the program. But even as our production schedule has slowed down, it is clear w…
 
Matthew Martin-Hall returns to the SnapCast to talk about organizational culture and the work he's doing with Issac:Culture. Matthew writes: "Culture, as difficult as it can be to define, is amazingly malleable. Given the right level of openness and communication, organizational culture alignment can be leveraged into positive results for any organ…
 
Today, Dave takes on the Chevy Camaro in Cultural Collision, and its ownership of the testosterone niche market. Beka confesses to one of deepest, darkest secrets, ever. Ben takes a moment to talk hotrods and the parallels to jazz music. Beka rejects naming her segment "Wheels with Winifred." Listeners write in with more worst-car stories, includin…
 
Corina Sadler, CVA, talks with the SnapCast about running a local government volunteer program that had capacity for up to 10,000 volunteers a year, and the circumstances that led to taking the volunteer effort down to 0 volunteers, overnight. Among the topics we touch on: During pandemic and downsizing, it's a mistake to get rid of volunteer manag…
 
Amanda tells us all about ambulances, and she should know since she's been in a few--luckily she wasn't the patient! Dawn takes us back to the '80s for a fond look at a weird but fun era in which cars managed to be cool despite the world conspiring against them. Mickey still wants a Mister Two and Ben confesses his lust for a Scirocco. IROC-n-Roll!…
 
Jessica is a co-founder of Impact100 Houston. We talk about her work and perspectives using philanthropy as a means of bringing people together during divisive times. We cover: Using philanthropy to find common ground during a divisive year. Collective giving as a way to empower women and build connection. Establishing trust and investing general o…
 
Dawn on the Autobahn explores traffic signs of the world, and Mickey's got a thing about dealer stickers. Dawn regales the panel with strange traffic signs around the world, and initiates a savage game of Punch-Buggy between Mickey and Dave. We learn the history of cobblestones, and why it makes driving in downtown Savannah a challenge. Our guest T…
 
Robin Cabral returns to the SnapCast to talk about things nonprofits may keep on their minds as we enter 2021. As the new year gets started: What is the current stewardship strategy and donor retention strategy? How to bring lapsed donors back into the fold and keep them? Thinking beyond the regular stewardship strategies to keep donors engaged. Ge…
 
Dave Paule visits again to talk about Board Governance and Ethics. Among the topics we touch on: Board seats are more valuable left empty than they are if filled with poor directors. What separates a good director from a bad director? What are board members legal duties and ethical obligations? Being a nonprofit is not a license to lose money. Gett…
 
In That New Car Smell, Ben talks about how the current weakness in the new car market is strengthening the used car market; guest Lee Anne Patterson joins us to talk about NASCAR racing news and the joys of the Bourbon Trail; we still don't have a name for Beka's news segment but we talk about flying cars, a hit-and-run at a car show, a the latest …
 
The Holiday Season is upon us! In a departure from our usual format, the TTAC crew talks about Christmas gifts for their cars and drivers, as well as gifts for the car enthusiast, both serious and humorous. Our guest for this episode is Mario, who talks about his interests in cars, Volvos, Hondas, but not McLaren! On behalf of all of us at The Thin…
 
Our second episode with Jack Silverstein, Founder at YUCKS Enterprises. We talk about fundraising myths, sponsorship philanthropy. Jack maintains that “Doing more with less is insulting,” and we discuss why development offices should be sacrosanct during the COVID-19 crisis. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your q…
 
In Cultural Collision, Dave talks about the role of the Ford Thunderbird in American Culture; we welcome back and catch up our good friend Greg; in honor of Halloween, Ben Takes a Moment to discuss the history and design of hearses; and listener mail addresses how not kill yourself while changing a battery & the impact of wildfire smoke on air filt…
 
Mickey visits with Jack Silverstein, Founder at YUCKS Enterprises. We discuss the perhaps inevitable amalgamation of some charities precipitated by COVID19. The conversation comes back to the importance of stewarding relationships with individual donors and putting the donor first. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome…
 
Mickey visits with Jim Taylor, BoardSource Vice President of Leadership Initiatives. We talk about his experiences being recruited to boards and what makes for disrespectful recruiting endeavor vs something more fulfilling for all parties involved. Expanding and diversifying your network of potential board candidates Building an inclusive & welcomi…
 
Mickey gets to visit with Sal Alaimo, Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management at Grand Valley State University, discussing some of the imperfections of philanthropy and what might be necessary for philanthropy to reach its potential in impacting society. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feed…
 
Mickey gets to talk with Steve Dubb about economic recovery and the significance of a "K-shaped" recovery for the nonprofit sector as continued downturn will not effect all nonprofits equally. Can nonprofits keep society from breaking? We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit …
 
SnapCast visits with with Omar ElHagMusa, senior lender at IFF. We answer the question: What is the CRA? Among the questions we tackle: What is the CRA? What is Redlining? What is a CDFI and what does it do? What other limitations are there in order to move the capital to justice? We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome …
 
It’s a lovely day in Atlanta, but Ben confides that he’s depressed over the current new-car line-up. Our special guest Jim tells us why he is corrupt. Today in the news… Where is Starman? Mickey admits that he pretends to be on “The A-Team.” We answer your listener questions about GM, SUVs, and leather versus modern fabric. And what’s in that asymm…
 
Mickey visits with Russell Barton to talk about the secret world of volunteers within his experiences being involved in non-profits in decline and some of their challenges. We discuss how to manage volunteers, what volunteers are looking for and some personal anecdotes about volunteerism. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We …
 
Mickey talks with Monique Salinas of Ascend LLC about board relations and what it takes to nourish your nonprofit board of directors. Among the things we discuss: Most nonprofit organizations have a love/hate relationship with their Board of Directors. Why does this happen? Few nonprofits and their boards take the time to get the professional educa…
 
Beka starts off with a story about big engines, quarts and liters, and V-8's for everyone! Amanda introduces us to the Subaru Ambassador program, and talks restaurants, road trips, dream cars, and Subaru Love. Dawn goes retro with some history about 70's era automobiles, and how the entire industry changed moving forward from that decade. Mickey sh…
 
Mickey visits with Kathy Kreuchauf, Founder of OnPoint Philanthropic Consulting, to talk about Program Related Investments. We discuss: What are Program Related Investments? How long have PRIs been permitted? How can a foundation get started investigating PRIs? Why foundations should take a closer look at PRIs now. Resources for investigating the f…
 
Mickey gets some one-on-one time with our friend Tim to talk about all the grassroots, street legal fun you can have with your car. We go over a variety of experiences offered by such organizations as Chin Track Days or the Sports Car Club Of America. Drag-racing, Autocrossing, Rallycrossing, and other events any driver can enjoy to learn more abou…
 
Mary Cahalane of Hands On Fundraising talks with mickey about the importance of empathy, why empathy needs developing, and how empathy works (with a little dose of science). We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot website.…
 
We did record this in time for October, but technical difficulties prevented its publication until now. Please enjoy our AUTOBERFEST Episode. There's lots of German automotive trivia. Dawn introduces her segment "Dawn On The AutoBahn." Dave knows quite a lot about the Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile and TTAC issues a challenge to the Oscar Meyer company.…
 
SnapCast talks with Ross Kimbarovsky, the Founder and CEO of Crowdspring, a global marketplace to help nonprofit and for-profit entities with a variety of service. We talk about Nonprofit branding, and cover: There is a general misunderstanding of what a brand identity is. Your brand image is not what you say it is. It’s how people perceive you. Th…
 
Mickey gets to spend some time speaking with Erika Feinberg, of Social Venture Partners, talking about the importance of connecting, passion, purpose, and a new method Erika has under development right now called Peek Forward. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot …
 
The gang visits Italian Car Day 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Ben wrangles this episode's Grand Trivia Auto as part of a book giveaway to gift a couple of books from our friends at MotorBooks. We see a lot of eye candy and talk about why we don't see more Italian cars in the American market on a Cultural Collision Segment with Ben and Dave. Dawn is gla…
 
Mickey talks with Cairn Reisch, Principal of Soul Of A Cairn Consulting about volunteer engagement, and engaging volunteers in meaningful ways, even during pandemic. Among the topics we cover: Utilizing volunteers at all levels of your organization, they are your biggest supporters! How do we go about creating new ways for volunteers to engage, esp…
 
SnapCast visits with Brian Davis of BryteBridge, formerly known as CharityNet USA. BryteBridge helps nonprofits with all their challenges: everything from startup to development, marketing, grant-writing, and compliance. How business has changed as a result of pandemic COVID and over-pivoting Culture and community We welcome support of the Nonprofi…
 
Possibility Project talks about the lack of diversity and representation of community in the sector, and dive into questions like, how can we best help leaders and communities of color access and hold power? Where can we best support changemakers of color and be the accomplices they need? Our guests include: Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, A…
 
Mickey visits with Amy Karson, CEO of Brand K Partners, their work with nonprofits, and how nonprofits may better manage their finances during ongoing pandemic. Among the topics we cover: How keeping clean books spells success vs failure for nonprofits. Numbers inform strategy. Good data helps planning, and provides a road-map. Nonprofits should no…
 
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