The Nonprofit Experience – A Podcast

Sep 11, 2019

Ep 36: We Don’t Want It

What exactly does it take to successfully address a topic like offshore drilling? In this special episode of The Nonprofit Experience we hear the diverse groups united in the fight to ban offshore drilling. This episode includes audio recorded live from a Don't Drill SC rally in Charleston and we also hear Oceana's Jackie Savitz and SC Rep. Joe Cunningham sit down to talk about the big picture and the importance of the bipartisan effort on this issue.

Sep 4, 2019

Ep 35: Trust in the Age of Disbelieving

What do a science foundation and an art museum have in common? This week, we pair Adam Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, with Adam Weinberg, the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Last year, the Sloan Foundation granted $100,000 to the Whitney for a exhibition exploring the intersection of art and science over the last 50 years. In this episode, the two Adams talk about the importance of partnerships like this one, how to increase trust in both art and science, and how the public interacts with it.

Aug 28, 2019

Ep 34: Be Honest, Be Direct

Nonprofits often feel pressure to put on a show of positivity, especially in front of funders. In this episode of The Nonprofit Experience, Phil Buchanan from the Center for Effective Philanthropy and Tiffany Gueye of Blue Meridian Partners talk about ...

Aug 21, 2019

Ep 33: Back to Whatever Normal Is

Through the lens of the devastating floods across Nashville and Middle Tennessee in May of 2010, Lori Shinton of Hands on Nashvile and Regine Webster from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy talk about disaster response and the challenges organizations and communities face in the aftermath.

Aug 14, 2019

Season 3 Trailer

TNE's Season 3 premiers next Wednesday, August 21st! Haven't caught up on Seasons 1 and 2? Listen to these clips for an idea of what stories we got to hear in the last year

Jun 19, 2019

Ep 32: Community Solutions

Community support is essential to the success of nonprofit organizations. Community Workforce Solutions' Julie Griffin and Amy McElwain sit down with Mudcats' Joshua Clark to discuss how their partnership has benefited CWS clients, the Mudcats, and the...

Jun 12, 2019

Ep 31: Where’s Community?

Creating systems change is complex. There is no one blanket solution to solving the social issues of our time. This week Peter Buffett, co-president of the NoVo Foundation, and Delores Bailey, Executive Director of EmPOWERment Inc., start to dig deep i...

Jun 5, 2019

It’s All Worth It

Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc. (TROSA) is a nonprofit residential recovery center that helps men and women with substance use disorders rebuild their lives. TROSA is unique in that it also provides ways to advance one's educat...

May 29, 2019

Big Results in Little Washington

Inner Banks STEM Center's Alvin Powell and Jessica Williams discuss the role STEM education opportunities play in the sustainability of rural communities.

May 22, 2019

Ep 28: Special Episode: Live from the Z. Smith Reynolds Renew & Refresh Retreat

This week's episode is live from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation's Renew & Refresh Retreat. Since 1990, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation has honored North Carolina's nonprofit leaders for their dedicated service and commitment to the sector by awardin...