Zoot Velasco public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
In “nonprofit” 501c3 organizations the 80/20 rule applies. 80% of all funding goes to 20% of the sector. This happens because much of conventional wisdom in our industry is false. In this podcast, you will find the truths, And those truths will set you free to success. Zoot Velasco is an employee of OCEAA and California State University Fullerton. The views expressed on this podcast are his alone and do not represent the views of OCEAA or California State University Fullerton.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Episode 105: In the past two years, Orange County has been quietly building an infrastructure around social enterprise. From The UCI and the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton; to funding through the OC Community Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund, RevHub, and Octane OC; to backbone organizations providing fiscal sponsorship like C…
 
Episode 104: In the past two years, Orange County has been quietly building an infrastructure around social enterprise. From The UCI and the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton; to funding through the OC Community Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund, RevHub, and Octane OC; to backbone organizations providing fiscal sponsorship like C…
 
Episode 103: Plan Like The Martians Do! If it's good enough to land rovers on Mars, it's good enough for us! Story Planning: Explore the space between “what is” and “what could be” using storytelling methods to think differently when communicating new ideas with Paul Propster, CSUF alumnus and Story Architect for NASA/JPL’s Office of Formulation. J…
 
Jodi Balma, Political Science Professor at Fullerton College, has been recently named an Orange County Teacher of the Year. Jodi hosts the Slice of Orange Podcast on all things politics in North Orange County, California. In this episode, she talked with our host, Zoot Velasco about the Gianneschi Center.…
 
Episode 101: In this podcast's five seasons, we have interviewed many great leaders on Leadership. Today we will distill down the universal truths of great leadership from our speakers and our training on the subject. Zoot Velasco teaches leadership at Cal Poly Pomona, OneOC, and Cal State Fullerton Gianneschi Fellowship. He is the product of four …
 
Episode 100: Leading Social Enterprise with “Homeboy” Fr. Greg Boyle (Rebroadcast) Fr. Greg Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries, an international model for social enterprise; a Jesuit pastor at the Dolores Mission, and author of Creating A Culture of Tenderness, Tattoos on The Heart, and Barking to The Choir. This was his keynote speech reco…
 
Episode 97: Ken Wilcox discussed his new book Leading Through Culture at a G3X Zoom Conversation in December, which we recorded for this podcast. He talked about his experiences leading a key Silicon Valley bank financing innovation in the tech industry. Marrying finance with innovation has many implications for our sector. Mr. Wilcox currently ser…
 
Episode 97: Ken Wilcox discussed his new book Leading Through Culture at a G3X Zoom Conversation in December, which we recorded for this podcast. He talked about his experiences leading a key Silicon Valley bank financing innovation in the tech industry. Marrying finance with innovation has many implications for our sector. Mr. Wilcox currently ser…
 
Episode 97: Ken Wilcox discussed his new book Leading Through Culture at a G3X Zoom Conversation in December, which we recorded for this podcast. He talked about his experiences leading a key Silicon Valley bank financing innovation in the tech industry. Marrying finance with innovation has many implications for our sector. Mr. Wilcox currently ser…
 
Episode 96: The list of 29 Recession Stars includes the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Central Orange Coast Foundation, an endowment for the clubs. Robert Santana is the CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs while also running their foundation. The Clubs themselves did well during the recession but were already too large in 2008 to be part of my study of Recess…
 
Episode 95: Dr. Ryan Cargando of Creative Solutions in Riverside, CA started his foster care agency with $400,000 of his own money to create better-quality services for the families with whom he worked as a social worker. By the beginning of the recession in 2008, he had already grown to $1.5 million with contracts in several counties, but his qual…
 
Episode 94: If there is a model for how a small grassroots organization serving a community grows into a force that accomplishes its goals, it is Solidarity. Solidarity is one of the 29 Recession Star organizations that grew from small to large with surprising success against the backdrop of the Great Recession. The organization started at $156, 00…
 
Episode 93: Charitable Ventures, led by Anne Olin, went from a newly-minted organization in 2008 with a budget of just $193,000 at the beginning of the recession to $1.2 million in 2012 at the end of the recession. That's a 624% increase during the great recession when organizations all over the country were shrinking. Then, they jumped to $7.5 mil…
 
Episode 92: A rebroadcast of the podcast version of our G3X Conversation, Financing with The Stars, and the third of our seven-part series on the subject. This is a continuation of last week's G3X Conversation. Victoria Torres of the Samueli Foundation interviews Zoot Velasco of the Gianneschi Center on his new research project that studied organiz…
 
Episode 91: A rebroadcast of the podcast version of our G3X Conversation, Financing with The Stars, and the second of our seven-part series on the subject. Victoria Torres of the Samueli Foundation interviews Zoot Velasco of the Gianneschi Center on his new research project that studied organizations that grew by double or more during the last rece…
 
Episode 90: Today we start a seven-part series on the Recession Stars. These are 29 organizations out of 6450 that grew from small to large during the last recession. We learn what they did that made them special, what we can learn from it, and interview some of them. Today: The Seven Steps to Success. We discuss the process that these champions ha…
 
Episode 89 (Rebroadcast): We continue our Top 10 Most Downloaded Episodes. What is innovation that transforms organizations? Peter Drucker defined innovation as "change that creates a new dimension of performance." But how does one do that? It is not what most people think it is. It is not some creative new thought and some wild idea that just happ…
 
Episode 88: Part 3/3 of our series on Social Media Marketing: Ben Whitehair is a champion for social change through art and business. He is a working actor in Los Angeles, Chief Information Officer of TSMA Consulting—entertainment’s leading social media management and growth firm—and co-founder of the premier business academy and coaching community…
 
Episode 87: Part 2/3 of our series on Social Media Marketing: Ben Whitehair is a champion for social change through art and business. He is a working actor in Los Angeles, Chief Information Officer of TSMA Consulting—entertainment’s leading social media management and growth firm—and co-founder of the premier business academy and coaching community…
 
86: In this rebroadcast of one of the top 10 episodes of all time on our feed, we introduce you to the Queen of All Social Media, who spoke at our G3X Conference last August 2019. Stephanie L. Smith is the digital and social media lead at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she oversees the social media team and tweets on behalf of the Curiosit…
 
A Rebroadcast of one of our Top 10 Episodes of all time: Today we are broadcasting our G3X Zoom workshop on AB5 hosted on April 14, 2020, by Zoot Velasco of the Gianneschi Center, Sarah Efthymiou of the Public Law Center of Orange County, and Todd Hanson of the Orange County Community Foundation. Our presenter is Michael Olsen, the attorney special…
 
Part 2 of our rebroadcast of one of our top 10 most popular podcasts of all time. There is a lot of information, and frankly mythology, out there about grantwriting. This week we start a two-part special on grantwriting with everything you need to know about how to do it effectively, and what people are saying about your grant after it gets submitt…
 
Rebroadcast of one of our top 10 most popular podcasts of all time. There is a lot of information, and frankly mythology, out there about grantwriting. This week we start a two-part special on grantwriting with everything you need to know about how to do it effectively, and what people are saying about your grant after it gets submitted. We work wi…
 
In this rebroadcast of our most popular episode of the first three seasons (And still in the top-ten of all time,) Zoot Velasco talks with Todd Hanson, Vice President of the Center for Engaged Philanthropy at the Orange County Community Foundation, recognized as a “center of gravity” for philanthropy in Orange County. OCCF has now awarded hundreds …
 
Episode 80: A rebroadcast on the truths of Advocacy which originally aired in Season 2. Many in the Social Sector believe the myth that 501(c)(3) organizations are not allowed to advocate for themselves or their causes. Zoot discusses the myths and the reality of advocacy in the Social Sector with David L. Thompson, Vice President of Public Policy …
 
A rebroadcast of our live webinar (5-28-20) on creating post-CoVID interim plans (making lemonade from our lemons). This webinar was co-presented with OneOC and Sponsored by the Orange County Community Foundation and the Gianneschi Center for Nonprofits at Cal State University Fullerton College of Business. To see the OneOC component or this full p…
 
A panel discussion with industry leaders in Orange County including Todd Hanson, VP of the Orange County Community Foundation; Rick Stein CEO of ArtsOC; Amanda Green, Organizational Development Services Director for OneOC; Claudia Keller, Chief Mission Officer for Second Harvest Food Bank of OC; and Victoria Torres, Director of Community Impact, An…
 
Mike Daniel and his team from the Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center at California State University Fullerton gives a workshop in applying for new COVID Relief loans and grants. https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options https://www.californiasbdc.org/covid-19-relief-grant https://www.sba.gov/fu…
 
Mike Daniel is the Regional Director of the Small Business Development Center under the Small Business Administration assisting on COVID relief programs. He told us on Friday, January 8, 2021 about the upcoming relief programs available for nonprofits such as: PPP Round 2 EIDEL Loan extensions Live Venue Grants COVID Relief Grants Round 2 County Gr…
 
Episode 73: A podcast version of our G3X Conversation, Financing with The Stars. Victoria Torres of the Samueli Foundation interviews Zoot Velasco of the Gianneschi Center on his new research project that studied organizations that grew by double or more during the last recession. What did they have in common? The answers will surprise you. Read th…
 
Episode 73: A podcast version of our G3X Conversation, Financing with The Stars. Victoria Torres of the Samueli Foundation interviews Zoot Velasco of the Gianneschi Center on his new research project that studied organizations that grew by double or more during the last recession. What did they have in common? The answers will surprise you. Read th…
 
Episode 72: From our Zoom G3X Conversation with Jan on August 20, 2020. Jan Masaoka is the CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits, an esteemed author, past G3X keynote speaker, and a leading voice in our field. She offers unique insights for organizations as we reinvent ourselves for a post-CoVID world. We talk about COVID, Recession, and …
 
Episode 71: Leading Social Enterprise with “Homeboy” Fr. Greg Boyle Fr. Greg Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries, an international model for social enterprise; a Jesuit pastor at the Dolores Mission, and author of Creating A Culture of Tenderness, Tattoos on The Heart, and Barking to The Choir. This was his keynote speech recorded at the 201…
 
Episode 70: Creating Change through Leadership with Robert Santana Robert Santana converted a small Boys & Girls Club in Santa Ana, CA to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Central Orange Coast, a national leader with 66 sites in 5 cities and partnerships that are redefining the youth club movement. He was a speaker at the 2019 G3X Conference.…
 
Episode 69: Leadership as defined by the woman who literally wrote the book on our sector. Frances Phillips is a funder with the Haas Foundation in San Francisco and co-author of the Nonprofit Kit for Dummies, the bestselling book of all time in the social sector. She was a speaker at the 2019 G3X Conference.…
 
Episode 68: Dr. Robert Pletka is the Superintendent of the Fullerton Unified School District. Through his leadership, the district has become an Apple Computer Test Site and created a culture of innovation that has brought together unconventional partners to create award-winning STEAM and writing programs. He was a speaker at the 2019 G3X Conferenc…
 
How will changes in technology change the way we fund our organizations? The end of endowments and galas? Crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, and funding apps? Changes are coming! More info on our tech future: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/in-the-age-of-ai/ https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab/articles/update-crispr https://www.buzzfeed…
 
Episode 66: This week starts a series of new podcasts based on keynote speakers from our last G3X conference. Amir Dabirian, VP of California State University Fullerton Division of Information Technology, spoke at the 2019 G3X Conference on the future of technology. Amir has over 20 years of experience at California State University Fullerton, wher…
 
Episodes 64 & 65 Rebroadcast- In preparation for upcoming podcasts from our 2019 G3X Conference, we thought we would rebroadcast this amazing panel from 2018’s G3X! (Part 2 of 2) In the vein of Reddit's "Ask Me Anything," a panel of esteemed experts at the 2018 G3X Conference took questions from the audience and dropped some pearls for the audience…
 
Episodes 64 & 65 Rebroadcast- In preparation for upcoming podcasts from our 2019 G3X Conference, we thought we would rebroadcast this amazing panel from 2018’s G3X! (Part 1 of 2) In the vein of Reddit's "Ask Me Anything," a panel of esteemed experts at the 2018 G3X Conference took questions from the audience and dropped some pearls for the audience…
 
Episode 63: The Real Deal on Grant Writing (Part 2) Continued from last week... There is a lot of information, and frankly mythology, out there about grantwriting. This week we start a two-part special on grantwriting with everything you need to know about how to do it effectively, and what people are saying about your grant after it gets submitted…
 
Episode 62: The Real Deal on Grant Writing (Part 1) There is a lot of information, and frankly mythology, out there about grantwriting. This week we start a two-part special on grantwriting with everything you need to know about how to do it effectively, and what people are saying about your grant after it gets submitted. We work with Victoria Torr…
 
So, You Want To Start A Nonprofit? This week on 501(c)3(b)(s) Podcast, we dispel the myth that if one has a good idea, one should start a nonprofit organization. We talk about the best way to start a public benefit organization and how not to do it. A key is fiscal sponsorship. We discuss fiscal sponsorship with Community Partners Senior Program Di…
 
Episode 60: Learn about the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) movement from Charles Antis of Antis Roofing, the Pied Piper of CSR. “Join me in creating the world in which we want to live!” This is the battle cry from Antis Roofing & Waterproofing Founder & CEO, Charles Antis, to his employees, clients, and the community. While Antis Roofing’s p…
 
There is much BS around the use of interns: "They are a waste of time," "They are there to get coffee," "They are hard to get," "They are hard to keep." In my position as CEO of a cultural center, we hosted about 60 interns each year which did a great deal of work on our behalf. Of our 17 staff positions, 15 were eventually filled by former volunte…
 
Episode 58 (Rebroadcast): What is innovation that transforms organizations? Peter Drucker defined innovation as "change that creates a new dimension of performance." But how does one do that? It is not what most people think it is. It is not some creative new thought and some wild idea that just happens to work. It is not thinking outside the box. …
 
Episode 57: A broadcast of our live webinar (5-28-20) on creating post-CoVID interim plans (making lemonade from our lemons). This webinar was co-presented with OneOC and Sponsored by the Orange County Community Foundation and the Gianneschi Center for Nonprofits at Cal State University Fullerton Mihaylo College of Business. To see the OneOC compon…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login