Dec 26, 2019
Charitable giving is on the decline - big time. Studies now show that only 53% of Americans donate to charity. What does this mean and what do nonprofits need to focus on for the future? Are donations doomed? I talk with Steve Boland of Next In Nonprofits to find out his take.
Dec 13, 2019
When is it time to give up and admit that it's just not working. In this episode Jess and the Birken Law team talk about giving up the ghost on a failed nonprofit; boards that throw in the towel; terminating problem members; an ED that needs to stop using her personal bank account; and, whether you should kill...
Nov 22, 2019
It's holiday time - the season for turkey, big retail deals and...charity donations! How do YOU decide who to give to? Does facebook tell you which nonprofits are naughty and nice?
In this episode we talk about how nonprofits that succeed are often under fire from unfriendly elves. Be a seasonal smarty...
Nov 8, 2019
We get started, introduce ourselves and do a riff on a few posted nonprofit questions. Like: what if you start a charity just to flip real estate? What's the most insane donor database management method, and we hear from a nonprofit worried about taking donations from politicians.
Oct 23, 2019
Jordan Couch joins for this very spooky special episode. We answer listener nonprofit questions. Should your nonprofit buy a hearse for the local goblin elementary? What to do when your new nonprofit becomes a zombie corporation? Plus, advice to avoid being haunted by nonprofit leadership skeletons!