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  • Nonprofit Build Up is a podcast hosted by A. Nicole Campbell, Founder and CEO of Build Up Advisory Group. "Discover insights from nonprofit and philanthropy leaders about assessing and building better organizational infrastructure, programmatic strategies, and challenging traditional sector approaches on how to support some of the world’s most vulnerable communities."

     

  • The Nonprofit Utopia podcast was formerly known as Nonprofit "U", the Nonprofit Utopia podcast is an extension of the ideal community for emerging nonprofit leaders. We use our podcast as an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development is the host.

  • The Small Nonprofit is a podcast created by CharityVillage and The Good Partnership, which "gives you down-to-earth, practical and actionable expert guidance on how to run a small nonprofit. From leadership and law to fundraising and finance, we've got you covered. Forget comparing your organization to the big shops, we’re creating a community of nonprofit leaders who are going to change the world, one small nonprofit at a time."

     

  • The Coaching and Philanthropy Project is an effort by The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund and CompassPoint to promote greater understanding of coaching in the nonprofit sector. The project includes a video series which provides firsthand accounts about the value and impact of coaching, and how it works best.

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  • The Nonprofit Overhead Toolkit by the California Association of Nonprofits gives a thorough crash course on the conversation around attempts to shift the overhead paradigm. The toolkit covers accounting techniques, overhead and profitability, indirect costs in government contracts, indirect costs and foundation grants, raising the issue with your funders, and messaging to the public about overhead.

     

  • The Change Agentz podcast is hosted by consultant Tracy Allen. "We are helping social enterprises/entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and small businesses shift their mindsets, stay focused, and informed on their path to success. We discuss tips and strategies to build and grow a profitable, sustainable, and compliant infrastructure that builds capacity to create and maximize impact."

     

  • Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities: Helping People Succeed (CompassPoint, 2013) includes sample worksheets and covers the following learning objectives:

  • Board Development: Real-World Insights from the Haas Leadership Initiative reflects on case studies to demonstrate how "board development has to be about more than simply equipping boards with the skills and the systems to do their work more effectively. It has to be about answering this question: 'What does this organization need its board to be – and do – in order to succeed?' " (Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, 2014) 

  • Whether for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok – or whatever platform rises to popularity next – your nonprofit will need a coordinated strategy to maximize the benefits from the hard work invested in managing your organization's online presence. 

  • Volunteer Management Process: 4 Effective Strategies, written by software company VolunteerHub, outlines tactics to "deploy a strategic volunteer management process [...] to increase volunteer engagement, improve retention rates, and free up their volunteer coordinators time to focus on other aspects of the organization." The four strategies are:

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