NLN44: Creating an Environment for Controlled Growth & Happy, Committed Staff with Nick Arquette

In this podcast, we are talking with #Nick Arquette, Founder and Executive Director of #Walk With Sally. We discuss topics relating to integrating your mission into a fundraising event, how to grow your board and staff at the right pace … Continue reading

NLN43: Formalizing A Foundation – Finding Focus & Building A Strategy with Sherrie Deans

In our podcast discussion this week, we are chatting with #Sherrie Deans, Executive Director of the #NBPA Foundation, the charitable arm of the NBPA – the Union for the nearly 450 current professional basketball players in the NBA. We discuss … Continue reading

NLN42: Keeping It Small Can Still Have Big Impacts with Lauralee Lindholm

Welcome to Episode 42 of the #Nonprofit Leaders Network podcast series. Our guest is #Lauralee Lindholm who, along with her husband, have been involved with rural community development in Ethiopia for over 28 years. In this podcast interview, we discuss … Continue reading

NLN41: Leading – and Managing – a Board Through Change with Susan Warshaw

In our podcast this week with #Susan Warshaw, Executive Director of #Grades of Green, we discuss the importance of preparation for a smooth leadership transition, not rushing into making changes, making the most of a failure, keeping donor goals realistic, … Continue reading

NLN40: Leveraging Partnerships to Create Successful Programs with John Marshall

Welcome to Episode 40 of the #Nonprofit Leaders Network podcast series. Our guest today is #John Marshall, President and Chairman of the Board of the #Johnny Mercer Foundation. Our conversation includes topics relating to a shift in focus, overcoming pushback … Continue reading

7 Fundraising Plan Must-Haves to Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

Creating a plan is the first step in the fundraising process that will help ensure that you’re successful. A plan will be like your road map for how to prepare for campaign, launch your fundraiser, and follow-up with donors afterwards. … Continue reading

NLN39: Equipping and Empowering Board Members and Community Leaders to Make a Difference with Megha Desai

Welcome to Episode 39 of the #Nonprofit Leaders Network podcast with our guest #Megha Desai who is the Director of the #Desai Foundation. Topics we discuss include the transition from a family foundation to a public foundation, an innovative way … Continue reading

NLN38: Maximizing Your Budget & Staff by Applying Lean Concepts to Your Nonprofit with Paddy O’Brien

In our podcast this week with #Paddy O’Brien, author of “Lean for the Nonprofit: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You,” we are discussing how applying Lean concepts can greatly benefit your nonprofit organization by streamlining processes, maximizing use of … Continue reading

NLN37: How to Build an Outstanding Board Through Mentoring & Staff Involvement with Lisa Woll

In our podcast discussion this week, we are chatting with #Lisa Woll, CEO of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment and the #US SIF Foundation. We discuss topics relating to building an effective board by doing such things as … Continue reading

Using Your Local Business Journal to Grow Your Non-Profit

Seeing our name in the paper became a regular occurrence. Several years ago I worked for a community health center in central Florida. One of the things staff kept on saying was that we were the best kept secret in … Continue reading