Minisode: Podcast Announcement
Brittny and Nia share a special announcement about the podcast in this minisode!
How great to have a "free" resource in social media to amplify your voice. Right? Brittny and Nia dive into the reality of using social media and the toll it takes. ResourcesEmpower: Social Media Stats for Nonprofits - 2021 (all the stats cited came from here)
The fear of ruffling feathers, angering donors, and losing funding is very real for many fundraisers. How do you address systemic oppression within these systems when you also are worried about the bottom line? ResourcesA Conversation on Race and Power with Edgar VillanuevaChanging the Paradigm on Funding and Fundraising - A Conversation with Edgar VillanuevaWhite Development Colleagues, We Need To Have A Conversation About Fundraiser Fragility from Nonprofit AF (Vu Le)
University Fundraising and Endowments
University fundraising accounts for a ton of the fundraising jobs across the country, especially the high paying ones. What do two non-advancement fundraisers have to say about that? And their outsized endowments? ResourcesUS News and World Report: Universities with the Biggest Endowments 9/21/21Harvard University: FY19 Financial ReportNACUBO-TIAA: 2020 Study of EndowmentsNPR News: Harvard University Will Stop Investing In Fossil Fuels After Years of Public Pressure 9/10/21
Trying to hire in the current climate is TOUGH STUFF. Our same old tactics for hiring in the nonprofit sector just won't work. Grab some tips and tricks from Brittny and Nia on pandemic hiring. ResourcesNonprofit Hiring Slows in August as Delta Variant Spreads, from the Chronicle on Philanthropy (Paywall)
Listener Stories Round 3
Toxic Board Chairs and societal musings are included in this round of listener emails, along with a meandering joke submitted by a listener. Enjoy!