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USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business LIVE

Today we honored three amazing women who've made history in St. Petersburg by contributing over $16 Million to bring a state of the art business college to our downtown at USF St. Petersburg!

From Orphanage to Millionaire: Maggie Cook Garcia Pt 2

In Part 2 of this series, we hear where we left off - with Maggie and her brother protecting the children at the orphanage in Mexico.


Born and raised in an orphanage in Mexico, Maggie Cook Garcia grew up as a recipient of philanthropy. It's chartered her life and framed her value, and led to her success with Maggie's Salsa®. Listen to this dramatic and passionate story of a woman who believes we are all connected.

From Orphanage to Millionaire: Maggie Cook Garcia Pt 1 

Born and raised in an orphanage in Mexico, Maggie Cook Garcia grew up as a recipient of philanthropy. It's chartered her life and framed her value, and led to her success with Maggie's Salsa®. Listen to this dramatic and passionate story of a woman who believes we are all connected.

Spotlight On: White Privilege Pt 3/3

Now that we know what white privilege is, what are our next steps?


In Part 3 of our 3 part series we continue our frank discussion on how the US culture is structured to benefit one particular group of us, and our responsibility that comes with it.


Our guests include Community Tampa Bay's Jennifer Yeagley, Executive Director, Sarah Ogdie, Program Director, and Sam Obeid, Anytown® Coordinator.



- A solid primer on one white woman's experience of learning her privilege with lots of great links to stats and resources: https:[email protected]/my-white-privilege-12804fb20697#.u9au79cc1


- A non-profit professional talks about how we can change the narrative that to be told you did something racist means you're a bad person: http://nonprofitwithballs.com/2016/08/flossing-and-the-dental-hygiene-paradigm-of-race-discourse/


- Article with general action steps for being a white ally: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-easily-be-a-white-ally-to-marginalized-communities_us_5829f808e4b057e23e314806


- A great interactive website (that began as a google doc) developed by POC of specific action steps to take as a white person in the movement: http://www.whiteaccomplices.org/

Spotlight On: White Privilege Pt 2/3

How can we identify White Privilege in our daily lives? What can we do about it?


In Part 2 of our 3 part series on White Privilege, we dive deeper into the issue with frank discussion on how the US culture is structured to benefit one particular group of us, and our responsibility that comes with it.


Our guests include Jennifer Yeagley, Executive Director, Sarah Ogdie, Program Director, and Sam Obeid, Anytown® Coordinator.



- A solid primer on one white woman's experience of learning her privilege with lots of great links to stats and resources: https:[email protected]/my-white-privilege-12804fb20697#.u9au79cc1


- A non-profit professional talks about how we can change the narrative that to be told you did something racist means you're a bad person: http://nonprofitwithballs.com/2016/08/flossing-and-the-dental-hygiene-paradigm-of-race-discourse/


- Article with general action steps for being a white ally: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-easily-be-a-white-ally-to-marginalized-communities_us_5829f808e4b057e23e314806


- A great interactive website (that began as a google doc) developed by POC of specific action steps to take as a white person in the movement: http://www.whiteaccomplices.org/

Spotlight On: White Privilege Pt 1/3

What is White Privilege?  How does it affect our culture?  Our relationships?  Our civil rights?  


This is the first of a three part Google Hangout series talking about the issue prompted to center stage by the 2016 general election.


Community Tampa Bay (formerly NCCJ, the National Conference of Christians and Jews) is an organization whose vision is "a community free from all forms of discrimination. We work toward our ambitious vision by cultivating inclusive leaders to change communities through dialogue and cross-cultural interactions."


Our guests include Jennifer Yeagley, Executive Director, Sarah Ogdie, Program Director, and Sam Obeid, Anytown® Coordinator.


Resources:



- A solid primer on one white woman's experience of learning her privilege with lots of great links to stats and resources: https:[email protected]/my-white-privilege-12804fb20697#.u9au79cc1


- A non-profit professional talks about how we can change the narrative that to be told you did something racist means you're a bad person: http://nonprofitwithballs.com/2016/08/flossing-and-the-dental-hygiene-paradigm-of-race-discourse/


- Article with general action steps for being a white ally: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-easily-be-a-white-ally-to-marginalized-communities_us_5829f808e4b057e23e314806


- A great interactive website (that began as a google doc) developed by POC of specific action steps to take as a white person in the movement: http://www.whiteaccomplices.org/

Preventing Nonprofit Burnout: Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman 

Authors of The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman talk with us about burnout among nonprofits, why it happens, and how we can prevent it.

The Art & Science of Major Gifts

Could your nonprofit use more money to meet your mission? Do you want to raise major gifts from committed donors?


Holly Parrish, CFRE, MPA and Managing Director of HP Solutions, LLC 

provides you with tools and resources to use again and again when asking prospects for major gifts and when creating your major gifts program. Whether you are starting from scratch or improving an existing development program, you CAN raise major gifts.

Marketing Your Organization with Purpo$e 

Are you connecting your donor's needs and interests with your organization's purpose? Adrian Sargeant says "a 10% increase in donor retention can increase the lifetime value of your donor database by 200%." This show was shot on location as a breakout session during the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida annual conference, Planet Philanthropy 2016. Host Louanne Walters spoke with panelists Sara Leonard, Merrill Stewart and Josh Hirsh about how a well crafted communications plan is essential to enhance your fundraising goals.

Fundraising Succe$$: Standout Events that Exceed Expectations

Does your nonprofit hold fundraising events that WOW your audience?

Do your events seem tired or boring?

Trace Kingham, Chief Experience Officer with Kingham Signature Events tells us how we CAN create special events that raise funds and inspire our audience!

Whether you are creating a new event or breathing life into an established event, this book teaches you to create the right event for the right people. Yes, you can create events that raise more money.


 Full participation in the online course, Fundraising Success: Standout Events that Exceed Expectations, is approved for 3.5 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Fundraising Succe$$: Board Engagement & Empowerment in the Fundraising Process

Do you struggle to get your nonprofit board members interested or engaged in fundraising? Does your board even know that fundraising is something they should be participating in?


As BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer Liz Wooten Reschke explains, your board's participation in your fundraising process is vital in meeting your organization's mission. This show is a 30 minute preview of the 3+ hour online course which includes a review of board roles and responsibilities, how to asses your board's culture, comfort level and readiness to fundraise, how your board can assist and even lead your organization in the fundraising process, how to evaluate board behavior, celebrate successes, work through challenges, and recruit fundraising board members.


This show is a 30 minute power and info packed preview of the online course, which is approved for 3.5 CFRE Points.

Fundraising Succe$$: Creating an Annual Marketing and Communications Plan

Creating a marketing and communications plan to engage your donors, volunteers, partners and clients.

Merrill Stewart, CEO of Marketing and Business Solutions, walks through the steps it takes to create a working and workable marketing and communications plan for organizations of any size. This show is a 30 minute power and info packed preview of the online course, which is approved for 3.0 CFRE Points.

Building Better Relationships in Your Office

Enhance your leadership skills, empower your staff and board with Ellen Nastir, M. Ed, PCC of Innovative Team Solutions. This conversation on self-improvement will inspire many "a-ha" moments for leaders at all levels.

Getting the Job You Want After 50!

Kerry Hannon is a nationally recognized career expert, columnist and regular contributor to The New York Times, Money and Forbes. She is the author of 10 book, including the Amazon #1 bestseller - Getting the Job You Want After 50.


Kerry is AARP's Jobs Expert, and came to Tampa Bay in March 2016 as Keynote Speaker for Encore Connect, an event connecting people ages 50+ with the next job of their dreams.

Generations in the Nonprofit Workplace

By the year 2020, 51% of the nation’s workforce will be Millennials, ages 23 - 41. Michele Norris, Founder of Navigen Leadership; Bevan Rogel, President and Founder of Encore Tampa Bay; and Susie Bowie, Vice President of Philanthropic Education and Marketing at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County join us to talk about what nonprofits can do NOW to start planning for this shift.

Fundraising Succe$$: The Complete Development Plan

Do you feel like you're throwing together one fundraising event after another and spinning your wheels in a nonstop effort to get closer to that elusive goal? You're not alone!   It's time for a complete development plan - and Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE joins us to talk about a new course she's created to help get you there! 

Creating Succe$$ful Events!

How can you improve your event and make it a successful fundraising activity connecting you to new donors? We took that to our event guru, Trace Kingham, Founder and President of Kingham Signature Events. Trace guides us through best practices like when to start planning, and the essential elements needed in every event, plus some fun and affordable center piece ideas!

Spotlight On: Males with Anorexia and Bulimia

This show is dedicated to Sharon’s brother, Scott Saraga, who died last April after a 40 year battle with anorexia and bulimia, and to this issue which many are not aware of - that men too, can suffer from eating disorders. Denise Marzullo, President and CEO of Mental Health America of Northeast Florida and Dr. Sue Craven Williams, Psychologist help break through the shame, stigmas and silence.  Also featuring interviews with a brave teen male named Riley Garcia, who was diagnosed with anorexia in 2013. Like Scott, he and his mother Julie Watling want to help other males and their families understand these diseases and get help.
The National Eating Disorders Association
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Referral Helpline: 800.931.2237
The National Alliance on Mental Illness www.nami.org 
HelpLine: 800.950.6264

Board & Sr Staff: Collaborating with Business and Government

It's time for bold and honest discussion about the sometimes dreaded, often disputed trend of collaborating with business and government. Is it possible? Is it practical? Can your nonprofit afford it? This episode was shot on location at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s annual conference in Portland, Oregon, October 7, 2015. Guests Jim White, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Association of Oregon; Mayra Arreola, Director, Community Collaborations & Investment, United Way of the Columbia Willammette; Dr. John Brothers, President, T Rowe Price Foundation and Chair, Alliance for Nonprofit Management; Liesl Wendt, Human Services Department, Multnomah County.

Board & Sr. Staff: Succession Planning

Do you have a succession plan in place, or will the Vacancy sign flash for months while you scramble to find the next leader for your nonprofit? 

Whether part of your strategic plan, or to meet an immediate need, guests Michelle Turman, Principal, Catalyst Consulting Services and Ron Christaldi, Board Chair, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce will guide you with their vast experience in helping nonprofits staff and board members determine what to look for in and how to find the next CEO.

Staff Development: Better Relationships at Work

Ready to ramp up your leadership skills? Whether you’re serving on a board, managing a nonprofit, or working on self-improvement, Ellen Nastir, M. Ed, PCC of Innovative Team Solutions will inspire many “a-ha” moments for leaders at all levels.

Board Development: A Consultant's Perspective

Connection and BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer, discusses the advantages of hiring a consultant to be a go-between for your board, how to engage your board, and how everyone is impacted by philanthropy.

Frank & Carol Morsani - Inspiring, Motivating & Modeling the American Dream - Jan 18, 2016

The Great Depression, hard work, and a deep love for humanity set the stage for this amazing couple’s life. Frank and Carol Morsani share their passions and beliefs about why they are deeply committed philanthropists and what it took to get there.

Karen Mertes: From Pain to Purpose - January 11, 2016

When bad things happen, when tragedy strikes, how do we respond? Today’s guest, Karen Mertes, Founder President of Fulfill Your Destiny, Inc., made a conscious choice to make compassion work through her personal tragedy.

Gene Marshall: Defining Board Service   Jan 4, 2016

Every community has a few, those people who actively serve on boards and who you secretly wish you could clone. Gene Marshall, Community Volunteer is the very definition of Board Service, and talks with us about what’s most important when you’re recruiting board members.

Youth: Leading the Way - Dec 28, 2015 (popular replay)

As the face of philanthropy changes, we sit down with three amazing, inspiring and simply fabulous teens who are determined to change their communities for good. Alyssa Garcia, Ciara Cooper, and Morgan Barse will educate, uplift and empower you in five seconds flat. This show is a guaranteed pick-me-up!

Simplified Methods of Fundraising    Dec 21, 2015 (popular replay)

Are you over thinking your fundraising plan? Too mired in the details to remember the goals? Step away from the emails and calendars and watch this show with fundraising expert Merrill Stewart, CEO of Marketing and Business Solutions, who takes us to the 30,000 foot view of planning a successful fundraising campaign.

Childhood Literacy and Helping Parents Teach - Dec 14, 2015

Teaching doesn’t begin in kindergarten, and children are entering school at various levels and with varying degrees of words and language/mathematical skills. A new program aims to help bring all children to the same entry level in math and language, and it’s available free to parents! Guests Cynthia Rodriguez, Administrator & Owner of Kids Clubhouse, Inc. and Aakash Patel, Board Chair, Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County.

Spotlight On: Adoption - Dec 7, 2015

With 10 - 25% of adoptions failing, children are learning to distrust the system, adults and especially themselves. The disruptions lead to personal behavioral issues that reach far into adulthood. A pilot program is addressing the problems caused by disruption with the goal of healthier children, families and communities. Guests Michael DiBrizzi, President & CEO, Camelot Community Care and John Harper, Board Chair, Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring with Tammy and RD Curtis.

Planned Giving 101 - Nov 30, 2015 (replay)

Planned Giving is vital to the sustainability of any nonprofit, but how do you have “those” talks with your donors? Learn from Beverley McLain, Senior Vide President, Philanthropic Services at the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Sara Leonard, Owner of the Sara Leonard Group as they share the what, when and why of having these important conversations.

Andre Kirwan: A Heart for the Homeless   Nov 23, 2015

When a problem is so big, what can one person do, really? All that he can, says one man whose gratitude was his inspiration. Andre Kirwan, Founder of No Strings Attached, is affecting the lives of thousands of homeless every year, and is an amazing example of leading with heart.

Philanthropic Potpourri: Beth Kanter, Jerry Panas, Susan Meier   Nov 16, 2015

Featuring short interviews with three popular and nationally renowned speakers on nonprofit management in a time of self awareness; how to overcome the fear of the ‘ask’; and what you and your board really need to know. Guests Beth Kanter, the Networked Nonprofit; Jerry Panas, Fundraising Expert and Author; and Susan Meier, Senior Governance Consultant with BoardSource.

End of Year Giving  - Nov 9, 2015

It’s that time of year! Whether you’re in the midst of your end of year giving campaign, or struggling to find a fresh approach, this show can be a vital boost for your fundraising. Guests Emily H. Benham, CEO of the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay and Jenna Civitello, Director of Stewarship and Volunteer Engagement, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.

Jack Levine - Bridging the 4 Generations - Nov. 2, 2015

As American live longer, our families are facing a crisis of separation. How can we bridge the gap which isolates each generation, and why is it important to do so? Guest Jack Levine, Founder of 4Generations Institute. (Shot on location, Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.)

Spotlight On: Males with Anorexia and Bulimia - Oct. 26, 2015

This show is dedicated to Sharon’s brother, Scott Saraga, who died last April after a 40 year battle with anorexia and bulimia, and to this issue which many are not aware of - that men too, can suffer from eating disorders. Denise Marzullo, President and CEO of Mental Health America of Northeast Florida and Dr. Sue Craven Williams, Psychologist help break through the shame, stigmas and silence. Also featuring interviews with a brave teen male named Riley Garcia, who was diagnosed with anorexia in 2013. Like Scott, he and his mother Julie Watling want to help other males and their families understand these diseases and get help. (Originally aired June 1, 2015)

Spotlight On: Grade-Level Reading - Oct. 19, 2015

With a staggering number of children lacking proficient reading skills by the end of third grade (67% and more than 80% in low income families), a nationwide campaign has launched at the federal, state and local levels. One of the national leaders of this effort is The Patterson Foundation based in Sarasota County. Learn what needs to happen and what’s already underway to make sure the next generation of children is prepared to succeed. Guests Roxie Jerde, CEO & President, Community Foundation of Sarasota County; Beth Duda, Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Lead Consultant, The Patterson Foundation; Mary Zigman, Director of K-8 Initiatives, Girls, Inc.

Collaborating with Business and Government - October 12, 2015

It's time for bold and honest discussion about the sometimes dreaded, often disputed trend of collaborating with business and government. Is it possible? Is it practical? Can your nonprofit afford it? This episode was shot on location at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s annual conference in Portland, Oregon, October 7, 2015 with attendees serving as the interactive studio audience. Guests Jim White, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Association of Oregon; Mayra Arreola, Director, Community Collaborations & Investment, United Way of the Columbia Willammette; Dr. John Brothers, President, T Rowe Price Foundation and Chair, Alliance for Nonprofit Management; Liesl Wendt, Human Services Department, Multnomah County.

Spotlight On: Emotional Intelligence and Our Educational System - October 5, 2015

Across the nation, educational standards are changing to include not only a child’s intellectual growth, but her emotional and social capacity as well. Kim Williams, Interim CEO of Frameworks of Tampa Bay and Gwen Luney, Assistant Superintendent of Hillsborough County Schools (retired) explain how Social Emotional Learning is aimed at developing the whole child…and why it helps adults, too!

The Value of Core Values (replay) - September 28, 2015

Is your staff truly happy at work? Are you? If your organization follows the national average, chances are more than half of its employees are not happy or worse, and that often translates in behavioral and productivity challenges. Lisa Huetteman, author of ‘The Value of Core Values: Five Keys to Success through Values Centered Leadership’ explains how core values can help you redirect, uplift and lead your organization to better behavior followed by higher productivity. (First aired April 6, 2015 - popular replay)

Youth: Leading the Way   September 21, 2015

As the face of philanthropy changes, we sit down with three amazing, inspiring and simply fabulous teens who are determined to change their communities for good. Alyssa Garcia, Ciara Cooper, and Morgan Barse will educate, uplift and empower you in five seconds flat. This show is a guaranteed pick-me-up!

Spotlight On: Cuba and Nonprofits -  Building Relationships      September 14, 2015

Taking a step away from the politics of Cuba, we explore the humanitarian efforts now open to U.S. nonprofits and Cuban organizations.  Ron Christaldi, Board Chair of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and Jason Woody, President and CEO of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research talk openly and honestly about their experiences working with Cuban medical teams toward a common cause.

The Art & Science of Give Days in Action!   September 7, 2015

Give Days - 24 hours of online donations, are picking up speed by the million$ across the country. How do you show the personality of your nonprofit while planning a 24 hour strategy?  Come with us as we experience the art and science of a Give Day in action! Shot on location at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County during The Giving Challenge 2015.

Succession Planning: Staff and Board Roles - September 7, 2015

Do you have a succession plan in place, or will the Vacancy sign flash for months while you scramble to find the next leader for your nonprofit? Whether part of your strategic plan, or to meet an immediate need, guests Michelle Turman, Principal, Catalyst Consulting Services and Ron Christaldi, Board Chair, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce will guide you with their vast experience in helping nonprofits staff and board members determine what to look for in and how to find the next CEO.

De-mystifying HR and Employee Benefits for Nonprofits - August 24, 2015

Wrestling with that mystery world of HR? Trying to figure out the forms and documents of your employee’s benefits package? Teri Morrow, Principal with My Benefit Partners can help you make sense of all, and even have fun in the process!

Holistic Education: Child, Family, Community   August 17, 2015

Community Schools are forming throughout the country, and for good reason - to improve the quality of lives for children and families in a community. But how does one school take on such a big project? We’ll talk with organizers of the Sulphur Springs Neighborhood of Promise (SSNOP), about the conversion process of the Sulphur Springs Elementary School into the Sulphur Springs K-8 Community School. Sheff Crowder, President, Conn Foundation & Chair, SSNOP; Principal of Sulphur Springs Elementary School, Julie Scardino; and Jacque Leeks, Resident and Vice Chair of SSNOP.

Simplified Methods of Fundraising - August 10, 2015

Are you over thinking your fundraising plan? Too mired in the details to remember the goals? Step away from the emails and calendars and watch this show with fundraising expert Merrill Stewart, CEO of Marketing and Business Solutions, who takes us to the 30,000 foot view of planning a successful fundraising campaign.

Essential Elements for Successful Events   August 3, 2015

How can you improve your event and make it a successful fundraising activity connecting you to new donors? We took that to our event guru, Trace Kingham, Founder and President of Kingham Signature Events. Trace guides us through best practices like when to start planning, and the essential elements needed in every event, plus some fun and affordable center piece ideas!

Here's to Passion & Purpose   July 27, 2015

It’s about respect. It’s about advocacy. It’s about leadership and self awareness. Thought leaders from the nonprofit sector share their passions and purpose in captivating highlights of this year’s interviews on The Philanthropy Show®.

Connecting the Community for Good  July 20, 2015

Are you familiar with your local Community Foundation and all it offers to your community?  It is often the central organization connecting donors, nonprofits, and civic organizations much like the hub of a wheel. Marlene Spalten, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay joins us to talk about the very vital role a community foundation plays and why it's important for the good of the community.

Spotlight On: Refugees in America  July 13, 2015

They often have to leave their families behind, change their names, learn a new language and new skills to survive. Refugees from war torn countries are surviving thanks to organizations like the Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services in Tampa Bay. Ann Marie Winter, COO Specialized Programs and Policy, and (Fnu) Zabiullah, a 29 year old refugee from Afghanistan, join us in this very important, very personal look into this issue.

What's Your Nonprofit's Debt Tolerance? And Other Revealing Behaviors   July 6, 2015

A recent study of nonprofits revenue streams and expenses shows some interesting behaviors that will both surprise and motivate you!  Leah Donelan, Vice President of the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida share the secrets this Finance Survey reveals and what it tells about a nonprofit's chances for success.

7 Income Streams for Your Nonprofit  June 29, 2015

If you’ve been relying on just a few sources of income for your nonprofit, this is a MUST WATCH show. Karen Eber Davis, President of Karen Eber Davis Consulting and author of “In the Trenches, 7 Nonprofit Income Streams, Open the Floodgates to Sustainability!” opens up new worlds of possibility that could make a world of difference to your budget.

The Breakfast Club & Corporate Philanthropy   June 22, 2015

What do you think of when you hear “Corporate Philanthropy”?  Grants? Volunteers?  Oh, but its so much more!  Susan Towler, Vice President, Florida Blue Foundation and Connie Smith, SVP and Community Affairs Manager for Wells Fargo tell us what nonprofits need to know to make the most of corporate philanthropy - and share a few best practices other corporations may want for themselves.

Up Close & Personal with Stacie Schaible   June 15, 2015

Wonder what goes on in the daily life of a popular news anchor?  How to get her acquainted with your nonprofit?  Or how about simply how to get news time for your milestones and events?  WFLA’s Stacie Schaible tells nonprofits how to craft a compelling story the media will want to air. Special cameo appearance by KWQC’s Theresa Bryant.

Listening & Leading to a Healthier Community - June 8, 2015

Spotlight On: Males with Anorexia & Bulimia - June 1, 2015

A newly formed Foundation is taking a brave and necessary step to listen to the needs of its community. Will it work? We talk with the man who says, absolutely! Randy Russell, President & CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg explains why these town hall style meetings will raise the bar, and probably a lot of questions - all for the good of this community.
This show is dedicated to Sharon’s brother, Scott Saraga, who died last April after a 40 year battle with anorexia and bulimia, and to this issue which many are not aware of - that men too, can suffer from eating disorders. Denise Marzullo, President and CEO of Mental Health America of Northeast Florida and Dr. Sue Craven Williams, Psychologist help break through the shame, stigmas and silence.  Also featuring interviews with a brave teen male named Riley Garcia, who was diagnosed with anorexia in 2013. Like Scott, he and his mother Julie Watling want to help other males and their families understand these diseases and get help.
The National Eating Disorders Association
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Referral Helpline: 800.931.2237
The National Alliance on Mental Illness www.nami.org 
HelpLine: 800.950.6264

Making a Difference with Social Enterprise - May 25, 2015

When a nonprofit organization creates a revenue stream that also serves its clients, we call that a winning combination. MacDonald Training Center’s Judith DeStasio, CFO and Tom Moylan, Production Manager along with Cindy Kane, Owner of GW Group tell us how they did it, and how YOU CAN TOO.

Living the Nonprofit Dream - May 18, 2015

Solar panels, recycled water, ultra high speed wifi and enough conference rooms to accommodate 20 nonprofits. Sounds like something we’re more accustomed to seeing in the for profit community, but in Northeast Florida, more than a dozen nonprofits now call the newly renovated Jessie Ball duPont Center home. Sherry Magill, President of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, and Rena Coughlin, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida tell us what works and why in this amazing, multi-level collaboration.

When Government Works   May 11, 2015

What is a Children’s Services Council, you ask?  A government entity that does right by its taxpayers — and when led by a woman who speaks her mind, leads with her heart, and is a champion for nonprofits, it’s known as the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. Kelley Parris, Executive Director explains what these councils, like the Children’s Board, do across the country and why you as a taxpayer need to understand their purpose.

Better Relationships through
Self Awareness - May 4, 2015

Ready to improve your relationships and ramp up your leadership skills? Whether you’re serving on a board, managing a nonprofit, or working on self-improvement, Ellen Nastir, M. Ed, PCC of Innovative Team Solutions will inspire many “a-ha” moments for leaders at all levels.

Adding Youth to Your Boards - April 27, 2015

Sure, having a diverse board is a great thing for your Charity Navigator rating, but how does it (or doesn’t it) work in actual practice? Community Tampa Bay’s Jennifer Russell, Executive Director and Emma Makdessi, Outreach Coordinator join us with a practical approach to engaging and benefiting from having youth on your board.

Planned Giving 101 - April 20, 2015

Planned Giving is vital to the sustainability of any nonprofit, but how do you have “those” talks with your donors?  Learn from Beverley McLain, Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Services at the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Sara Leonard, Owner of the Sara Leonard Group as they share the what, when and why of having these important conversations.

Out of the Box: Corporate & Nonprofit Partnerships - April 13, 2015

Looking for ways to get large corporations to work with your nonprofit?  Do we have an innovative and rewarding example for you!  Susan Jacobs, Founder and CEO of Wheels of Success and Tina Narron, Vice President Member Consumer Loans with GTE Financial talk about how they’ve created a winning partnership for both their organizations.

The Value of Core Values   April 6, 2015

Is your staff truly happy at work? Are you? If your organization follows the national average, chances are more than half of its employees are not happy or worse, and that often translates in behavioral and productivity challenges. Lisa Huetteman, author of ‘The Value of Core Values: Five Keys to Success through Values Centered Leadership’ explains how core values can help you redirect, uplift and lead your organization to better behavior followed by higher productivity.

Say 'Yes!' to Advocating and Lobbying - Mar 30, 2015

Are you unsure, confused, or too worried to advocate or lobby for the issue your nonprofit passionately works on daily? Don’t be!  Broc Rosser, Executive Director of the Florida Nonprofit Alliance explains the legal guidelines of how your staff and board CAN advocate and lobby without losing your 501c(3) status. No matter where you live, you’ll want to see this show!

Tell Me Something Good - Mar 23, 2015

Challenged by getting your good news in front of mainstream media? Here’s an innovative approach - create your own radio show! Veronica Miller and Rick Hughes of Goodwill Manasota share the good news of nonprofits in their counties and tell how other nonprofits can too.

Tomorrow's Leaders Today - Mar 16, 2015

Living the Legacy - Mar 9, 2015

Generations - Mar 2, 2015

Alex Sink, former CFO of Florida and Founder of Florida Next Foundation, shares passionate reasons why we need to continue developing new leadership in the nonprofit sector in part 2 of our discussion about the Generational Shift (“Generations” show - Mar 2, 2015). Joined by Ned Pope, Executive Director of Florida Next along with return guest Michele Norris, Founder of Navigen Leadership.
Elizabeth Fowler, Director of the Triad Foundation, talks about how she found her way to philanthropy through her grandfather’s legacy. Now an established philanthropist in her own right, she is passionate about youth, education and building frameworks to guide our youngest generations.
By the year 2020, 51% of the nation’s workforce will be Millennials, ages 23 - 41. Michele Norris, Founder of Navigen Leadership; Bevan Rogel, President and Founder of Encore Tampa Bay; and Susie Bowie, Vice President of Philanthropic Education and Marketing at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County join us to talk about what nonprofits can do NOW to start planning for this shift.

Spotlight On: Autism - Feb 23, 2015

A Tampa Bay mother shares how her life changed the day her son was diagnosed with autism. Linda Thyrre and her now 26 year old son Michael join us to share their experiences growing up with autism. With special guest Dr. Karen Berkman, Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF with resources for families of autism.

Helping You, Helping Others - Feb 16, 2015

Liz Wooten Reschke, Co-Founder of the Nonprofit Consultants Connection, discusses the advantages of hiring a consultant to be a go-between for your board, how to engage your board, and how everyone is impacted by philanthropy.

It's Everybody's Business - Feb 9, 2015

Rebekah Heppner, Founder of Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay, explains why it takes a community of individuals devoted to sharing their time and skills to really impact gifts. With special guest Paul Shoemaker, Founding President of Social Venture Partners International.

The Next Big Conversations - Feb 2, 2015

Let's Talk About It - Jan 26, 2015

Meet Emily Benham - Jan 19, 2015

From violence and race to homelessness and hunger, Florida's leading grant making organizations tackle some of Florida's biggest social problems.     
The Philanthropy Show ® recorded on location in Orlando with the thought leaders of Florida Philanthropic Network’s 2015 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy.  Air date: Feb 2, 2015
President & CEO David Biemesderfer, Florida Philanthropic Network talks about the next big conversations in philanthropy at FPN’s upcoming 2015 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy. With special guest Donna Longhouse, Attorney at Law and Vice Chair of the Board of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.  Air date: Jan 26, 2015
The Philanthropy Show ® debuts with Guest Emily H. Benham, CEO of the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay sharing honest conversation with Host Louanne Walters about some of the needs of the nonprofit sector.  Air date: Jan 19, 2015