Nonprofit Leadership Podcast

By Rob Harter

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The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast discusses important issues facing nonprofit leaders in our community and features real stories from real leaders about what strategies and practices have made them successful. Enjoy the show!

Episode Date
Peter Greer
28:25
Hope: There are few other words more important than hope. It can make the difference between overcoming or being overcome, moving forward or shrinking back, believing life can be better or falling into despair. Hope changes things. The problem with hope is that it is very difficult to measure on a graph. Therefore, hope rarely […]
May 31, 2018
Laurel Mintz
25:33
Branding. For many Nonprofit leaders, this is a topic that seems out of place for the Nonprofit sector and more applicable to the for-profit world. However, when we think of branding as communication, all of a sudden branding becomes extremely relevant. My guest today will talk about the critical importance of branding and how to […]
May 18, 2018
charity: water
28:22
The featured organization on my show today is one of my favorite nonprofits, charity: water. They have funded over 28,000 water projects, bringing clean and safe drinking water to over 8 million people. Not only that, they have one of the more unique funding strategies that you will want to hear about. My guest is […]
Apr 30, 2018
Jacob Allen
29:26
My guest today is Jacob Allen, Partner with Cicero Group and Managing Director of the Social Impact practice. Jacob partners with leading foundations, nonprofits, and social enterprises to improve impact through strategy, performance monitoring and impact evaluation (M&E), performance management, and donor and beneficiary analytics. Over the past 15 years, Jacob has worked with mission-driven […]
Apr 10, 2018
Katie Prentiss Onsager and Jamie Fleischel
28:16
The opportunity to tell your story through quality video is priceless. However, for many nonprofits, the ability to do so on a consistent basis seems out of reach. Today’s guest will talk about what they are doing to help provide both video support and implement tracking measures to assess effectiveness of those videos… My guests […]
Apr 05, 2018
Amberlie Phillips
27:31
Our guest today is Amberlie Phillips, Chief Development Officer at YWCA Utah, Salt Lake City. She was selected through a highly competitive process to participate in “Greater Good Nonprofit Leadership Program” that is jointly provided by The Allstate Foundation and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. This highly-competitive Greater Good program pairs nonprofit executives with the best teaching […]
Mar 20, 2018
Paul Miles
29:01
Finding adequate funding for one’s nonprofit is an ever present challenge. How can you as a Nonprofit leader find the right grants and create capacity building into your organization? Today’s guest will help address just that. Paul C. Miles is the president and CEO of “We Raise Foundation”. As he shares with us today. he also talks […]
Mar 09, 2018
Brian Lauterbach
30:11
Donors don’t give to a nonprofit, they give through a nonprofit to a cause, need or program they really care about. Brian Lauterbach is the Vice President of Programs for Network For Good and he reminded us of this truth as my guest on this week’s Nonprofit Leadership Show. Network For Good is an organization that offers innovative, easy-to-use fundraising software and coaching […]
Feb 23, 2018
Lindsey Kneuven
28:11
With the growth of Social Impact among For-Profit companies, many nonprofit leaders are beginning to wonder: Are these social impact companies directly competing with the Nonprofit sector? Can we both survive in this world where fundraising is increasingly challenging and a new generation of donors are viewing Nonprofits from a whole new perspective? My guest today […]
Feb 13, 2018
Ted Bilich
28:10
Managing risk is not exactly the first topic Nonprofit leaders want to talk about. In fact for many people, risk is a four-letter word. However, with our increasingly high-tech world and the risks that come with it, coupled with the challenges of managing financial and leadership responsibilities, Nonprofit leaders should be compelled to develop and implement […]
Feb 02, 2018
Seth Rosenzweig
21:49
How many of you would like an invitation to actually be a part of your favorite Sports Team? College or Pro? Where you literally “sign” on to join the team, you get your own locker and you go to all the practices and games? One Nonprofit is offering just that. But their invitation is not […]
Jan 23, 2018
Keli Coughlin
22:52
Many of you have heard of Coach Tom Coughlin as a Super Bowl-winning NFL coach. Did you know that he also started his own nonprofit? The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation was launched after a player he coached at Boston College was diagnosed and lost his battle to cancer. That player was Jay McGillis and for over […]
Jan 12, 2018
Kathleen Janus
29:53
Kathleen Kelly Janus is an award-winning social entrepreneur, author and lecturer at Stanford University. As an expert on philanthropy, millennial engagement and scaling early stage organizations, her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Tech Crunch and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the co-founder of Spark, the […]
Jan 09, 2018
Vivien Hoexter
26:58
Every CEO or Executive Director knows that “vision leaks” and therefore it is critical to cast vision over and over again to your team. Author and Nonprofit consultant Vivien Hoexter will talk about the importance of “re-recruiting” your team, your donors and your volunteers, as a critical component of sustaining leadership, among other fascinating insights. […]
Jan 09, 2018
Michael Moody
31:29
With the rise of the Millennial generation as the next wave of philanthropists, do you as a nonprofit leader know what makes these Millennials “tick”? Do you know about their giving patterns? Do you know which causes interest them and how they want to engage with those causes and perhaps more importantly, how they don’t […]
Dec 12, 2017
Book: Engine of Impact
33:34
Are you ready for the largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in history? As a nonprofit leader, will you view this as an opportunity to transform these dollars into true, sustainable impact or will you risk missing out on reaching your full potential?   My guests on this week’s podcast, William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonkers, […]
Nov 27, 2017
Liz Baker
29:26
How do you unlock the fundraising conundrum? How can you utilize your website to be a one-stop donation portal? Our guest on today’s show is leading a nonprofit that has a lot to teach all nonprofit leaders about all things fundraising. Liz Baker is the Executive Director of GreaterGood.org, which is a Nonprofit organization that strives […]
Nov 18, 2017
Nana Eyeson-Akiwowo
25:11
What would you do if your father had a heart attack, and he was living thousands of miles away in a different country, and your options were very limited as to how to help him? That is the exact scenario that faced our guest today. She lives in New York and her father was living […]
Oct 26, 2017
Dr. Edward Alvarez
27:31
Our guest this week is Dr. Edward Alvarez. He is not only a top NYC cosmetic dentist in NYC, but he has made it his goal in life to give back to those in need. From serving as a Police Surgeon for both the New York State Troopers and the Amtrak Police Department, to helping provide […]
Oct 19, 2017
Namira Salim
27:35
What does it take to set up the first Peace Summit in Space? Our guest this week on the Nonprofit Leadership Show is aiming for exactly that. Namira Salim is an avid promoter of private spaceflight and has undertaken pioneering peace expeditions to both poles of the world, and is the first Pakistani and first woman from […]
Oct 12, 2017
ChickTech
29:53
Many of you may not know that I’m the father of three daughters. As such, I am regularly helping them navigate through various options for their future education and potential career opportunities. When it comes to education, one of the buzzwords that is ubiquitous in today’s educational world is STEM. Historically, women and girls have been […]
Oct 02, 2017
Strive
27:51
I received some “fan” email not long ago, from a Nonprofit organization who commented to me how much they love the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast and how they pass around the link to this show, with each new episode. I was so encouraged to receive their email, and I was intrigued to find out more about […]
Sep 20, 2017
Katie Hilborn
28:06
Did you know that up to 10,000 Nepali women and girls are trafficked to India and exploited each year? Most are illiterate. Hear from one organization that is doing something about it. My guest today on the nonprofit leadership podcast is Katie Hilborn, Founder and Director of Global Orphan Prevention. ​This podcast is sponsored by […]
Sep 14, 2017
CyberSecurity for Nonprofits
24:31
Should Nonprofits be worried about cyber attacks? If so, what can they do to protect themselves from such attacks? Today’s podcast is all about cyber attacks, how they are impacting the nonprofit industry, and the ways in which nonprofit leaders can better prepare for them and learn how to mitigate the risks. Our guest is […]
Aug 21, 2017
Robin Peters
23:26
How does a for-profit business support nonprofits most effectively? Can a for-profit business have a vibrant and sustainable social enterprise impact? This week’s guest is going to share some insights on this key topic.  Robin Peters is the Executive Director of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and she will share how Firehouse Subs has […]
Jul 26, 2017
Vanessa Wakeman
28:53
This week’s guest on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast is Vanessa Wakeman. Since launching The Wakeman Agency in 2003, she has been recognized as a champion for nonprofits and progressive organizations. Vanessa has spent more than a decade as an advisor, counseling organizations on approaches to generate revenue and build influence for mission-driven causes. In this show, she will […]
Jul 01, 2017
Kathleen Toth
29:38
Nuzzles and Co.‘s President of their Board of Directors, Kathleen Toth, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! They are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to rescuing pets, training them and helping place them back into loving homes. In this interview, she shares about Nuzzle’s and Co’s approach to taking care of these […]
Jun 21, 2017
Marc A. Pitman
35:16
The Fundraising Coach joins us on today’s podcast! I was honored to interview well-known speaker and author Marc A. Pitman, known around the country as the “Fundraising Coach”. Marc is the founder of the Concord Leadership Group and helps leaders, especially in nonprofits, lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. He’s the author of “Ask Without […]
Jun 15, 2017
Katie Leonberger
22:17
Katie Leonberger, President and CEO of Community Resource Exchange, joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Katie shares with us not only some great leadership insights as to what her organization provides for nonprofit organizations, but she shares something we have not had on our show before. Katie will talk about risk resiliency, and how to come […]
Jun 02, 2017
Zach Shefska
29:27
Welcome to the Nonprofit Profit Leadership Podcast, Making Your World Better. Our guest today is Zach Shefska is the Director of the Fundraising Report Card. He is a self-proclaimed entrepreneur and data analytics nerd. His mission is to help nonprofits harness the power of their data to better carry out their missions. In this podcast, Zach delves into […]
May 26, 2017
Dr. Mark Labberton
37:15
President of Fuller Seminary, Dr. Mark Labberton, joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Dr. Labberton brings to his role a deep awareness of the challenges of leadership within the nonprofit sector as a leader, an author and a professor. Before joining Fuller’s faculty in 2009, Labberton served for 16 years as the senior pastor […]
Apr 27, 2017
Elizabeth Beisel
24:32
Three-time Olympian, Elizabeth Beisel, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Elizabeth starting swimming at the age of 5 and became an Olympian at the age of 15! She is an Olympic medalist and world champion and just recently was selected to serve on the USA Swimming Foundation Board of Directors. In this show, she not only […]
Apr 13, 2017
Charity Charge
27:12
Charity Charge is a social enterprise on a mission to empower people and corporations to fund the causes they care about simply by using a credit card. We are excited to share with you this week’s Podcast guest, Stephen Garten, Founder and CEO of “Charity Charge”. In the interview, Stephen will share about a simple yet innovative […]
Apr 06, 2017
Jay Carter
30:02
Jay Carter of Beyond Measure Media joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast to talk about the importance of telling your nonprofit’s story in an approachable way. Enjoy today’s show! You can also check out Jay’s podcast at videomynonprofit.com This show is sponsored by CCPC.
Mar 22, 2017
Schone Malliet
26:41
Schone Malliet is the Chairman of The National Winter Sports Education Foundation as well as the Chairman And CEO of the National Winter Activity Center. In this podcast he will share the vision and passion behind these unique organizations along with his own story of growing up as an African American in the Bronx to […]
Mar 14, 2017
Heather McLeod Grant
28:07
Heather McLeod Grant, co-founder of Open Impact and a social entrepreneur, author, and consultant with 25 years of experience in social change is our latest guest on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. She is co-author of the bestselling “Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits”, named a Top Ten Book of the Year by […]
Feb 15, 2017
Liana Downey
30:13
Author Liana Downey is my guest on this week’s Podcast. Liana is an internationally acclaimed strategic advisor dedicated to creating social change. As executive director of Liana Downey & Associates, Downey leads a high performing global team that helps visionary social leaders and organizations increase focus and change lives. In this episode she explains how […]
Jan 26, 2017
Mary Valloni
30:03
Fundraising author, Mary Valloni, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast to talk about her new book, Fundraising Freedom. Is Fundraising one of your biggest challenges as a nonprofit leader? Need a fresh perspective at how to improve your fundraising results? Listen as Mary shares her insights and perspective that will help you move […]
Jan 20, 2017
Kristy Chambers
29:21
Columbus Community Center‘s CEO, Kristy Chambers, joins us on this week’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. CCC is a nonprofit based in Salt Lake Columbus that supports individuals with disabilities so they can make informed decisions and live with independence in the community. Kristy will share how she has sought to move her nonprofit forward while preserving the best aspects […]
Jan 12, 2017
Laura Hadley
28:38
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s (Utah and Idaho chapter) Executive Director, Laura Hadley, is our guest for this week’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast show is Laura Hadley. She will share not only how she leads her organization but how she does life with those she serves. Enjoy the show! This podcast is sponsored by CCPC
Dec 24, 2016
Debra Vizzi
19:49
Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Debra Vizzi, joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Debra talks all about “Giving Tuesday” and how her organization has maximized this giving event to help feed hungry people and further their mission. And we are interested in how many of you utilize “Giving Tuesday” for your nonprofit. If you do, please […]
Nov 28, 2016
Greg Spencer
31:14
The Paradigm Project Co-Founder, Greg Spencer Sr., joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Greg is the Co-Founder of The Paradigm Project, a unique For-profit business that seeks to apply nearly all of its profits into a Nonprofit cause, stoves for extremely low-income communities and villages around the world. He will share about how too […]
Nov 10, 2016
Kim Wolf
31:47
The Hope Alliance has a new Executive Director, Kim Wolf. She is my guest on this week’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Kim will talk about: “Becoming the “New Boss”: How can you have a healthy and effective transition when you become the new ED/CEO to an organization that has already been in existence?” She shares some helpful insights from […]
Nov 03, 2016
Charles A. Archer
25:13
Thrive Network Founder and CEO, Charles A. Archer, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Charles is a social entrepreneur and community advocate whose life’s mission is: inclusion matters. In this podcast, we sought to address this question: “How can leaders build an effective nonprofit organization where the entire team shares a common vision and achieves […]
Oct 27, 2016
Gabe Cooper
24:52
Virtuous CEO, Gabe Cooper, joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! The topic of today’s show is: “How can nonprofits use technology and predictive analytics to deepen relationships with donors, raise more money and re-engage lapsed donors?” Gabe has made a career of creating market-defining software in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. To date, his […]
Oct 20, 2016
Mike Roncaglia
35:31
Exchanged Life Ministries, based in Colorado, joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. I enjoyed having Mike Roncaglia, all the way from Colorado, join us for this week’s guest! Mike is the Executive Director of Exchanged Life Ministries and brings his previous For-Profit experience and perspective to how he leads and manages his NonProfit organization. […]
Oct 12, 2016
Sundance Institute
30:24
Sundance Institute joins us for today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! What a privilege it was to interview Kara Cody, Assistant Director of Utah Community and Government Relations and Betsy Wallace, Chief Financial officer and Head of Business Development. I think when most people hear the word “Sundance”, they think of the Sundance Film Festival, arguably the […]
Oct 03, 2016
Ken Kullack
21:06
Summit Community Gardens Executive Director, Ken Kullack, joins us in the studio to tell us more about the Community Gardens. Ken is a recent transplant from the East Coast and from the For-Profit world and now is living in Park City with his family and leading a Nonprofit full time. He gives an overview of all […]
Aug 25, 2016
Jarrett Ransom
29:06
Rayvan Group founder, Jarrett Ransom, joins us on today’s podcast! Jarrett has a fascinating story that includes her overcoming significant odds of which she now uses to share with others in order to help them through their challenges. Jarrett is the founder and owner of The Rayvan Group a nonprofit consulting firm focusing on sustainable […]
Aug 08, 2016
Mircea Divricean
35:15
Kostopulos Dream Foundation’s CEO, Mircea Divricean, is featured on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Mircea Divricean is not only a friend of mine, a fellow board member at the UNA with me, but he is an impactful leader doing wonderful work across this state, specifically as President and CEO of the Kostopulos Dream Foundation, known as Camp Kostopulos. He will talk […]
Jul 27, 2016
Alex Eaton
26:58
Community Foundation of Utah‘s Executive Director, Alex Eaton, joins us on today’s Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Alex brings over 20 years of for-profit and nonprofit leadership experience to the Foundation, recently serving as CFO of the Girl Scouts of Utah. In addition to her executive leadership experience, she has deep financial and investment management expertise, including nearly a decade […]
Jul 20, 2016
Pamela Hawley
30:41
Universal Giving‘s CEO, Pamela Hawley, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Pamela is an award-winning, nonprofit leader who helps people to donate and volunteer with top performing, vetted organizations all over the world. She is a winner of the Jefferson Award (the Nobel Prize in Community Service) and has been invited to three Social […]
Jul 08, 2016
Dave Jones
29:55
Pathways Associates‘ Founding Partner, Dave Jones, is our guest on this week’s episode. Pathways Associates is a multi-disciplinary team of consultants based in Salt Lake City. Dave will share about all of the wonderful resources that they provide nonprofits. Through his extensive experience, he also shares his insights about the current state of nonprofits in general and specifically here […]
Jun 29, 2016
Rita Wright
23:47
Springville Museum of Art‘s Executive Director, Rita Wright, joins us on today’s show to talk about the important of trust within a nonprofit organization.
Jun 17, 2016
John Hanrahan
28:30
<a href="http://peopleshealthclinic.org">People's Health Clinic</a> Medical Director and Clinic Founder, John Hanrahan, joins us on today's show in Park City, Utah!
Jun 02, 2016
Nell Larson
26:03
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter‘s Executive Director, Nell Larson, joins us on today’s show! In this interview, Nell shares about how Swaner is organized. It is a unique “hybrid” organization in that it is owned and managed by Utah State University, yet it functions in many ways exactly the same as any other nonprofit its size. […]
May 25, 2016
Max Ventura
22:06
CCPC‘s Latino Community Coordinator, Max Ventura, is featured in our latest Podcast. In this interview, you will hear all about the trends in Park City, Utah regarding the growing Latino population, what the primary needs are of this community and how we are seeking to address them as a Non-Profit and as a community. We […]
May 18, 2016
Maria Farrington
31:16
Holy Cross Ministries Executive Director, Maria Farrington, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Holy Cross Ministries is a non-profit that has been operating in Utah for over 140 years! In this episode, Maria talks about collective impact, or what she calls “coordinated impact”, and how each non-profit needs to be willing to take […]
May 09, 2016
Bill Crim
26:47
United Way of Salt Lake CEO, Bill Crim, joins us today in Park City, Utah to discuss the practical application of collaborative impact.
Apr 28, 2016
Kate Rubalcava
34:05
Utah Nonprofits Association’s CEO, Kate Rubalcava, joins us on our latest podcast on Nonprofit Leadership!
Apr 28, 2016
Cathy Boruch and Lisa Allison
Paws For Life Utah’s Cathy Boruch and Lisa Allison join us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Not only are you going to learn about Paws for Life, but you’ll also hear them speak about the importance of collaboration and how they have navigated, through overcoming barriers, to further and strengthen their new nonprofit.
Mar 15, 2016
Dr. Steve Ott
University of Utah’s Masters of Public Administration Professor, and founder of their Nonprofit concentration, Dr. Steve Ott joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. Additionally, Steve is the current chair of the Utah Non-Profits Association. Steve talks about what the key characteristics are that mark effective Non-Profits. He also speaks to what are both the benefits and […]
Mar 11, 2016
Claudia Nakano
Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs Director, Claudia Nakano, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. In this show, she brings a unique perspective on how to bring government agencies and nonprofits together to solve some of our community’s biggest problems. Thanks for listening!
Feb 25, 2016
Ann Bloomquist
23:42
EATS Co-Founder and President, Ann Bloomquist, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Listen to this show to find out how Ann successfully navigates change with a local government agency.
Feb 10, 2016
Gail Loveland
National Ability Center‘s Executive Director, Gail Loveland, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! In this episode, Gail talks about their success in collaborating with hundreds of other organizations to complete their mission.
Feb 04, 2016
Tonia Tewell
Holding Out H.E.L.P.‘s Executive Director, Tonia Tewell, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Tonia is a dynamic leader dedicated to assisting those from a polygamous background with the resources necessary to transition from a polygamist community into an independent and self-sufficient life by providing access to housing, food, clothing, counseling, mentoring, job training, education […]
Feb 03, 2016
Cheryl Fox
Summit Land Conservancy‘s Executive Director, Cheryl Fox, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Cheryl tells us how to create greater collective impact through collaborating with other nonprofits in our community.
Feb 03, 2016
Connie Nelson
Alf Engen Ski Museum’s Executive Director, Connie Nelson, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast!
Feb 01, 2016
Kasandra Verbrugghen
Spy Hop’s Executive Director, Kasandra Verbrugghen, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Spy Hop is a nonprofit based in Salt Lake City whose mission is to mentor young people in the digital media arts to help them find their voice, tell their stories, and be empowered to affect positive change in their lives, their […]
Feb 04, 2015
Melissa Caffey
Hope Alliance’s Melissa Cafey joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast!
Feb 04, 2015
Scott Fine
Mountain Life’s Senior Paster, Scott Fine, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Scott Fine has been Mountain Life’s Senior Pastor since 1993, when he accepted the call to be the first full-time pastor. He moved to Park City from Crosslake, MN along with his wife Jeanne and their three children: Carl, Caleb and Carissa. Tune […]
Feb 04, 2015
Maddy Shear
In this podcast, Rob interviews Maddy Shear – a nonprofit consultant that coordinates nonprofit roundtables in Park City, Utah. Maddy shares with us her tips and strategies to help nonprofits be effective. You can reach Maddy at maddyshear@comcast[.]net
Feb 04, 2015
Trisha Worthington
Today in the studio we have Trisha Worthington. I think you’ll really enjoy today’s podcast with this incredible nonprofit leader. She talks about the key questions we all have as nonprofit leaders. For example, how do you choose a board member? What size of a board is the right size for your organization? How can […]
Feb 04, 2015
Katie Wright
Park City Foundation’s Executive Director, Katie Wright, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! Katie joined The Park City Foundation team in February 2008, after returning from Morocco, where she worked with the U.S. Peace Corps focusing on developing a women’s weaving cooperative. Katie started with PCCF as the Programs Manager and later Director. […]
Feb 04, 2015
Robin Marrouche
Kimball Arts Center’s Executive Director, Robin Marrouche, joins us today on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast! In this podcast, Rob Harter interviews Robin about what it’s like to be the Executive Director for the Center. Robin has some great insights on how to be an effective nonprofit leader, as well as what to look for in […]
Feb 04, 2015