079: The role of a digital team at Communities in Schools

November 16, 2017

We interview Shakirah A. Hill| Director, Digital Strategy at the Communities In Schools National Office. The discussion covers breaking down silos across the organization and how to balance data and anecdotes in storytelling. 

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078: GivingTuesday Predictions and tips for your organization

November 3, 2017

November 28th, 2017 is the big day - #GivingTuesday is the national day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We share our predictions and quick tips for how to maximize the day for your nonprofit. 

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077: Making fundraising mobile with MobileCause

October 17, 2017

Interview with Sean MacNeill who joined MobileCause as CEO and a member of the board of directors in June 2013. With nearly 20 years of industry experience ranging from technology and engineering to strategic planning and product management, including prior CEO and COO roles at prominent software and technology companies, Sean’s multidimensional approach to leadership has helped him drive growth in all aspects of the company.

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076: Distilling what you need to know about SEO for social impact

September 27, 2017

Conversation with Will Critchlow, CEO and Founder of Distilled, a leading SEO agency. We discuss the elements of SEO that matter for organizations and some of the tools that should be used. 

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075: How to think about designing and building websites with Great Believer

September 13, 2017

Interview with Josh Riman, the founder of Great Believer, a nonprofit focused design firm. We discuss how nonprofits can manage their website design work successfully for maximum impact. 

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074: The strategy of staying top of mind with content

August 28, 2017

Interview with John Hall, the author of "Top of Mind" and CEO and co-founder of Influence & Co., a tech-enabled content marketing agency that helps brands and individuals extract and leverage their expertise to create, publish, and distribute content to gain influence, visibility, and credibility with their key audiences.

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073: The Clean Money Revolution - Author Interview

August 8, 2017

Interview with the author of 

Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose and capitalism

 

Joel serves as a Senior Advisor with RSF Social Finance and speaks frequently throughout North America, including a 2012 TEDxVancouver talk.  He is a founding member of Social Venture Network (SVN), Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), the Tides Canada Foundation, and is board chair of Hollyhock. From 1993 to 2008, Joel managed the Family Office activities of Carol Newell. Together, they pioneered an integrated use of capital for social impact that is now growing as a strategy for deep mission investors.  Joel has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from SVN and was recently inducted with Carol Newell into the SVN Hall of Fame.

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072:How Voting Should Work with Democracy Works

July 28, 2017

This episode features a discussion with Kathryn Peters, the co-founder of Democracy Works and Magdalena Kura, the Product Director at Democracy Works. Their work is helping register more voters across the country and increase participation in local and national elections. 

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071: Email Fundraising with the Environmental Defense Fund

July 12, 2017

We discuss advanced email nurturing with Emily Stevenson, Manager, Online CRM Fundraising at Environmental Defense Fund. The EDF team have become experts in how to turn emails into dollars. 

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070: Listening to Communities to Create Better Apps

June 28, 2017

We interview Marnie Webb the CEO of Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Caravan Studios’ collaborative approach uses a theory of technology intervention to allow communities to respond to the issues they care about most. caravan Studios has used this methodology to launch projects in the United States, Brazil, and Qatar. The work they do impacts survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence, youth who are in poverty, immigrant workers, and people who want greater food security. Caravan Studios has received funding from Microsoft Philanthropies, Vodafone Americas Foundation, Humanity United, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others.

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