Nonprofit Jenni Show
By Nonprofit Jenni
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The Nonprofit Jenni Show explores nonprofit management, marketing, and development topics. Host Jenni Hargrove invites professionals from a wide variety of cause areas to weigh in with their experiences. Each episode also includes an Anonymous Q&A segment where Jenni answers controversial questions submitted by nonprofit staff and board members.
||CleanS3E7 Tips for Expanding to New Locations||Whether your nonprofit organization is looking to expand to a new area of town or an entirely new city across the country, you’re sure to face unexpected challenges. This week, we’re addressing some of the most common challenges I hear about,...||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3E6 CEO vs. the Board -- What's the difference, and why we need both||Lately Ive received lots of Anonymous Questions about the role of a board of directors in relationship with the Executive Director. There are many legal grey areas associated with this relationship, so I asked my favorite nonprofit attorney Rachel...||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3E5 Grantwriting is More than Just Asking for Money||Grantwriting involves a lot more than simply filling out an application asking for money. The infrastructure and operations of your organization play a big role in determining which types of grants and how much funding you qualify to receive, so...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3E4 How to Collaborate to Make Your Nonprofit Stronger||You’ve probably heard a dozen and half times that nonprofits need to stop duplicating services...but that’s a lot easier said than done. There’s also a lot more that goes into successful nonprofit work than just trying to be different for the...||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3E3 Giving Tuesday -- Last Minute, Low Budget Plans||Giving Tuesday is coming up fast on November 27! If you haven’t made a fundraising or marketing plan yet, our guests have some suggestions for putting together a great campaign in just a couple days. Plus, most Giving Tuesday campaigns are extremely..||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3E2 Nontraditional Volunteers You’ve Forgotten About||If you’re struggling to find new sources for volunteers, or suffer from frequent volunteer turnover, you need to start looking at these two types of nontraditional volunteers. Learn from nonprofit leaders who regularly recruit and retain volunteers...||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3E1 Planned Giving Campaigns -- Getting started and improving yours||Learn how to set up your first planned giving campaign, or improve the one you already have in place. While most nonprofit professionals know what planned giving is, and some may even have an initiative started at their organization, many nonprofits...||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E12 Strategic Plans and How to Make Them||This is the last episode of Season 2! A strategic plan guides your nonprofit through the next stage of growth, or can help you through a transition, such as a leadership change or a shift in your mission. But most nonprofit professionals and board...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E11 Google Ad Grant Questions||The Google Ad Grant isn’t a normal grant, because you don’t get any actual money from it--but it offers amazing benefits for your organization by giving you $10,000 of free search engine advertisements every single month, for the rest of time. In...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E10 Two Types of Grants||There are dozens of various types of grants your organization can apply for, but each grant is unique in its grant writing requirements, reporting standards, and selection process. In this episode, I chat with two grant reviewers who work with...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E9 How to Create Programs||Whether you’re in the middle of creating a new program for your nonprofit, you have a crazy idea for a unique program no one else offers, or you just want to know how program development works, I’ll probably answer all your questions in this...||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E8 When Controversy Threatens Your Nonprofit||Sometimes controversial issues such as gun control, LGBTQ issues, racism, unplanned pregnancy, and political elections can cause division among your nonprofit’s supporters and team members. It can be extremely stressful to feel like you could lose a..||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E7 How I Became CEO||It’s only been in the last decade or so that professionals have started to aspire to become CEOs and Executive Directors of nonprofit organizations… In the past, many nonprofit leaders have stumbled into the nonprofit sector without initially...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E5 Easy, Creative Fundraising Ideas||If you feel like your nonprofit has run out of fundraising ideas, OR you just feel like youre wasting too much time and money setting up your fundraisers, you need to hear this episode! My guests and I talk about three fundraising ideas which require...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E4 Legal Mistakes You Accidentally Make||In this episode, nonprofit attorney Rachel Schaffer Lawson talks to me about legal mistakes I see lots of nonprofits make without meaning to. We cover HR issues, donation solicitations, and programs which don’t benefit your mission. My guest this...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E3 Nonprofit Events, Part 2||This special 2-part episode is all about events--fundraising events, volunteering events, community awareness events, client-serving events, all of them! My guests and I talk about how to plan the events, how to afford all the costs involved, current...||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E2 Nonprofit Events, Part 1||This special 2-part episode is all about events--fundraising events, volunteering events, community awareness events, client-serving events, all of them! My guests and I talk about how to plan the events, how to afford all the costs involved, current...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E1: Programs That Seem Irrelevant||Tell me what to talk about in Season 2! I have new ways for you to help me choose topics and questions to cover. In this first episode of Season 2, I talk about programs that may not have anything obvious to do with your mission statement or cause...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Bonus Episode ft. Shower The People||In this special bonus episode, Jenni interviews the winner of the Nonprofit Jenni Show Prize Package! Meredith McLeod is the Chief Administrator of Shower The People. She talks about the story behind her organization, the challenges she's facing, and...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E12: How to Get Long-Term Volunteers||In this episode, we discuss how to find long-term volunteers, and different ways to get them involved. My guests this episode include: —Adam Buzard from CASA —Julie Abbott from Hands On Nashville Music by Emily Summers. Opinions expressed in the...||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E11: Why You Need Young Professionals||In this episode, I talk about the different ways your organization can engage young professional in your mission through volunteering and board membership. My guests this episode include: Krystal Clark from Junior League and Vanderbilt University...||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E10: Nonprofit Legal Questions||In this episode, I talk to nonprofit attorney Rachel Schaffer about some of the legal questions most commonly asked by nonprofit organizations. Please note, this interview is very general in nature. If you have any legal questions specific to your...||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E9: In-Kind Donations and How to Get Them||In this episode, I talk to two Executive Directors about the in-kind donors who contribute to their organization, how they secure in-kind donations, and how they decide what to ask for. My guests this episode include: —Angie Adams from PENCIL...||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E8: Grantwriting Basics||In this episode, I interview experienced grant writers about the best ways to maximize your chances of winning a grant for your organization. My guests this episode include: —Lorraine McGuire from End Slavery Tennessee —Tommy Wolosin from...||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E6: Dumbing Down Your Mission Statement||In this episode, I talk about nonprofit organizations that have longwinded mission statements or a list of programs that seem to go on forever. Professionals from some of the organizations tell me how they “dumb down” their mission statements to...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E5: Your Dream Board of Directors||In this episode, I ask seasoned nonprofit professionals about the ingredients needed to make the perfect board of directors or volunteer committee. We also discuss what to do if your board is already off the rails. My guests this episode include:...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E4: Dealing with Negative Stereotypes||In this episode, I chat with nonprofit professionals who have to answer tough questions on a daily basis. How do you convince people to support your organization when your client population is surrounded by long-held negative stereotypes? My guests...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E3: The Secrets of Nonprofit PR, Part 2||In this special two-part episode, I interview public relations professionals and a mid-sized nonprofit who regularly appears in the news to find out how nonprofit organizations can get PR attention on a shoestring budget. My guests this episode...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E2: The Secrets of Nonprofit PR, Part 1||In this special two-part episode, I interview public relations professionals and a mid-sized nonprofit who regularly appears in the news to find out how nonprofit organizations can get PR attention on a shoestring budget. My guests this episode...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E1: My Nonprofit Isn’t Sexy||Welcome to the first season of the Nonprofit Jenni Show! In this first episode, I chat with nonprofit professionals who share their experiences working in cause areas that aren’t “sexy.” How do you convince people that your nonprofit is cool if...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Offers Useful Tips for NonProfit Organizations
NonProfit Jenni offers great insight, advice, and solutions to relevant issues that nonprofits deal with every day! Her advice on grantwriting really helped me understand what to focus on in my organization's grant applications! I also loved the guest speakers.... all in all I highly reccomend this podcast!
Stumbled upon this podcast recently and was excited to find an audio resource that dealt with a wide range of issues in the nonprofit world that I needed help with! Easy to follow interviews that are packed full of useful information. Would highly recommend!
Practical, real life experience advice.
Great kickoff episode with thoughtful interviews of non-profit organizers who share advice from personal experience and shed light on specific events that draw a listener's attention, perhaps sparking recognition of organizations like the TN Language Institute. Jenni does a great job of relating guests' points to a broader understanding of how non-profit marketers can find their niche and keep trying to find what works to reach their audience to make a difference through their causes. Overall, a straightforward podcast, with a host whose voice is both easy on the ears and encouraging in tone.