Ep 40: There Has to be Trust
With over 1.5 million nonprofits America, it's not surprising that many of them do similar work. There has been a push within the nonprofit sector for more collaboration and partnership, but what about taking that a step further? GuideStar's Holly Ivel and Foundation Center's Gabe Cohen talk about the merge between their two organizations into one nonprofit called Candid. They discuss the ups and downs of merging and what that process has looked like to them.
Ep 39: It’s Such Layered Work
What does diet have to do with chattel slavery? This week, nutritionist, author, and activist Tracye McQuirter and Farm Sanctuary founder Gene Baur sit down to talk about veganism as a tool for social justice for the environment, for animal rights, and for communities of color. Hear about their efforts and collaborations and see the plant-based diet in a different light.
Ep 38: What Happens Next Is Up To You
In a time that feels more partisan than ever, how do we bring people together? Maybe it's as simple as actually bringing people together to talk over a meal. That's the idea behind the "On the Table" initiative. Lilly Weinberg from the Knight Foundation talks with Kathryn Dennis from the Community Foundation of Central Georgia about how Macon, Georgia implemented "On the Table" in their community.
Ep 37: Mission Over Self
Recent trends have lead to huge changes in populations and as property values go up in different neighborhoods, many nonprofits feel pressure to sell their now-valuable land and move elsewhere. How does a community-based organization balance legacy with a changing sense of place? Don Blanchon, Executive Director of Whitman-Walker Health, talks with Andy Altman, co-founder of Fivesquares Development. The two talk about the partnership between the health center serving the LGBTQ community in Washington, D.C. and the real estate developer, which created a symbiotic and multi-use space in their historic 14th St site.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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
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...