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Nonprofit professionals are faced with more challenges to accomplish their missions and the growing pressure to do more, raise more, and be more for the causes we hold so dear. With bootstrapped budgets and staff, the community of do-gooders are seeking camaraderie along the journey, a safe place to grow and learn and find connection and inspiration. Join Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE as they learn with you from some of the best in the industry; sharing the most innovative ideas… Continue Reading >>
Nonprofit professionals are faced with more challenges to accomplish their missions and the growing pressure to do more, raise more, and be more for the causes we hold so dear. With bootstrapped budgets and staff, the community of do-gooders are seeking camaraderie along the journey, a safe place to grow and learn and find connection and inspiration. Join Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE as they learn with you from some of the best in the industry; sharing the most innovative ideas, inspiration and stories of making a difference. You’re in good company and we welcome you to our community of nonprofit professionals, philanthropists, world changers, innovators, and others to bring a little more goodness into the world. Get cozy, grab a coffee, and get ready to be inspired. We are for good. You in? << Show Less
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308. Enneagram for Nonprofits: Part 4. External Dynamics - Jonathan McCoy, CFRE, Becky Endicott, CFRE and Kishshana Palmer, CFRE It’s the final epsiode of our Enneagram Friday series, and we&apos;re betting you just might have been waiting for this one. Kishshana Palmer, CFRE is back to talk about how to utilize the Enneagram with your donors. She&apos;s bringing stories and examples, and they&apos;re ones we can relate to. Still haven’t taken the free test? No sweat - find it here and report back!Jon #9 - The PeacemakerBecky #2 - The HelperJulie #2 - The HelperToday’s GuestKishshana Palmer, Speaker, Educator, Trainer, Coach and Recovering Fundraiser, and Founder of The Rooted CollaborativeEpisode OverviewTone setting for the final Enneagram conversation (2:00)Importance of knowing yourself (3:40)Breaking down limiting beliefs with the Enneagram (12:30)Examples of different Enneagram types in fundraising scenarios (15:30)Kishshana’s One Good Thing: “Be awake, be present.” (13:30)For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/308The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!Want to hear insider details and to get our best roundup of tips, freebies, resources and show notes from each episode? Join the Good Community - it&apos;s free! Visit www.weareforgood.com/helloAbout our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co.About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
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308. Enneagram for Nonprofits: Part 4. External Dynamics - Jonathan McCoy, CFRE, Becky Endicott, CFRE and Kishshana Palmer, CFRE It’s the final epsiode of our Enneagram Friday series, and we&apos;re betting you just might have been waiting for this one. Kishshana Palmer, CFRE is back to talk about how to utilize the Enneagram with your donors. She&apos;s bringing stories and examples, and they&apos;re ones we can relate to. Still haven’t taken the free test? No sweat - find it here and report back!Jon #9 - The PeacemakerBecky #2 - The HelperJulie #2 - The HelperToday’s GuestKishshana Palmer, Speaker, Educator, Trainer, Coach and Recovering Fundraiser, and Founder of The Rooted CollaborativeEpisode OverviewTone setting for the final Enneagram conversation (2:00)Importance of knowing yourself (3:40)Breaking down limiting beliefs with the Enneagram (12:30)Examples of different Enneagram types in fundraising scenarios (15:30)Kishshana’s One Good Thing: “Be awake, be present.” (13:30)For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/308The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!Want to hear insider details and to get our best roundup of tips, freebies, resources and show notes from each episode? Join the Good Community - it&apos;s free! Visit www.weareforgood.com/helloAbout our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co.About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
307. Inside the Rise of Collective Giving + How to Create a Giving Circle - Sara Lomelin Meet Sara. As the founding CEO of Philanthropy Together, she&apos;s working to diversify and democratize philanthropy through the power of giving circles. She believes nonprofit leaders can best connect with giving circles by working in local communities and remembering that giving circle donors are not your regular donors. They want to go beyond giving to elevate your message. “Giving by, for, and with the communities we represent is the future of philanthropy — and each and every one of us belongs in this movement.” 💡LearnThe history, present & future of collective giving5️⃣ Steps to the giving circle modelHow to democratize and diversify philanthropyStarting point for orgs looking to launch or wrap a giving circle around a programToday’s GuestSara Lomelin, CEO, Philanthropy TogetherEpisode HighlightsSara’s story and journey to where she is today (3:50)Overview of collective giving (6:55)The story of Philanthropy Together (11:00)The potential for nonprofits today with collective giving (17:00)What happens after the gift is made (31:00)👇 5 STEPS TO THE GIVING CIRCLE MODEL (34:00)Gather your peopleDiscuss valuesDecide where to give your moneyGive - pool funding, talents, and resourcesEngageA powerful moment of philanthropy in Sara’s life (36:00)Sara’s One Good Thing: Never assume who can give and who cannot give. (39:00)For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/307The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!Want to hear insider details and to get our best roundup of tips, freebies, resources and show notes from each episode? Join the Good Community - it&apos;s free! Visit www.weareforgood.com/helloAbout our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co.About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
306. Fundraising Boards 2.0: The Mission of Women Moving Millions + How to Use Your Board Seat Well - Mona Sinha Meet Mona. She&apos;s a globally recognized advocate for gender equality in business and society, and she&apos;s never met a challenge she didn&apos;t tackle head on with visibility and humility. Mona is the Board Chair of Women Moving Millions, a community of women who fund big and bold ($1 million+) to create a gender equal world, as well as Board Chair of the ERA Coalition Fund for Women’s Equality. With only 1.6% of philanthropy making its way to women and girls, we&apos;re tackling this issue, discussing how to break cycles and why investing in women has a massive return. Jaw-dropping convo with a seriously impressive good human 💪 💡 LearnHow to build a community of empowered women + drive social changeHow to best utilize your board chair (spoiler: empowerment!)3️⃣ Tips for shifting power dynamics with your boardThe story of Women Moving MillionsToday’s GuestMona Sinha, Board Chair, Women Moving MillionsEpisode HighlightsMona’s story and journey to where she is today (4:20)Women Moving Millions (12:00)Giving in Community (18:00)Shared Leadership as a Board Chair (24:00)Respect.Give each other the space to disagree.Always have each other’s back.A powerful moment of philanthropy in Mona’s life (47:00)Mona’s One Good Thing: You can lean into visibility and humility at the same time. (50:00)For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/306The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!About our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co. About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
305. Enneagram for Nonprofits: Pt 3. Internal Dynamics - Jonathan McCoy, CFRE, Becky Endicott, CFRE and Kishshana Palmer, CFRE It’s Enneagram Friday! Our Peacemaker and Helper hearts are geeked out around the enthusiasm and noise for our Friday Enneagram series. And now we’re moving from theory to application with the nonprofit leadership expert of our hearts: Kishshana Palmer, CFRE! Kish breaks down how to use the Enneagram internally with your fundraising shop: how it helps give grace to each other, how to flex it amidst team dynamics, and the good/bad/ugly she’s seen with different types over the years. Still haven’t taken the free test? No sweat - find it here and report back!Jon #9 - The PeacemakerBecky #2 - The HelperJulie #2 - The HelperFor more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/305The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!Want to hear insider details and to get our best roundup of tips, freebies, resources and show notes from each episode? Join the Good Community - it&apos;s free! Visit www.weareforgood.com/helloAbout our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co. About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
304. Ask Before you Aid: The Danger of Compassion + Creating Sustainable Development - Dr. Bertrhude Albert Meet Dr. Behrtrude Albert. Following a humbling trip to her native Haiti, she learned a valuable lesson: ask before you aid. Alongside her partner, they founded P4H Global and are revolutionizing the way education is delivered in Haiti by training teachers. “We don’t have what Haiti needs…but they do. Invest in their capacity then get out of the way to watch them transform their nation.” Boom! 🎤💥💡LearnThe dangers of compassion (& how it can undermine dignity)How she garnered 1.1M likes & 70K+ TikTok followers!The power of local partnerships: ask questions, understand strengths, listen to lived experiencesP4H Global mission overviewToday’s GuestDr. Bertrhude Albert, Co-Founder + CEO, P4H GlobalFor more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/304The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!Want to hear insider details and to get our best roundup of tips, freebies, resources and show notes from each episode? Join the Good Community - it&apos;s free! Visit www.weareforgood.com/helloAbout our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co. About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
303. Disrupting Fundraising + Building Community for Veterans + Families - Anne Marie Dougherty OverviewMeet Anne Marie. She&apos;s also a marketer disguised as a fundraiser leveraging unmatched moxie and grit as CEO of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, supporting the nation’s veterans and their families. She’s disrupting traditional fundraising models via a unique use of metrics, relationships, and results to maximize the foundation’s $80 million investment impact. It’s an entrepreneurial approach that’s permeating the entire organization - and growing. She’s got your 6!💡LearnWhat BWF is doing to support veterans with fertility supportUnique partnership approach to the NFL & USA Wheelchair Football LeagueThe story of its $15M MacKenzie Scott giftBob Woodruff Foundation mission overviewToday’s GuestAnne Marie Dougherty, CEO, Bob Woodruff FoundationFor more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/303The We Are For Good Podcast is co-hosted by Jonathan McCoy, CFRE and Becky Endicott, CFRE and welcomes the most dynamic nonprofit leaders, advocates and philanthropists to share innovative ideas and lessons learned 3x a week!Want to hear insider details and to get our best roundup of tips, freebies, resources and show notes from each episode? Join the Good Community - it&apos;s free! Visit www.weareforgood.com/helloAbout our Sponsor Neon OneTechnology alone can’t solve the challenges nonprofits face. That’s why Neon One provides software that empowers you to manage constituents all while giving you the resources and support you need to connect to what matters most - your people and their passions. Learn more about how Neon One is helping nonprofits create stronger connections by visiting neonone.com/weareforgood.About our Sponsor FeathrNonprofits of all shapes and sizes turn to Feathr to grow their campaigns with targeted digital ad tools that reach people, whenever and wherever they are online. And they just happen to be some really incredible people too. Use Feathr to grow your end of year fundraisers.  Learn more about their solutions for nonprofits at feathr.co. About our Sponsor CosmicLooking to nail your impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action for your cause today? YOU can connect directly with Cosmic’s Founder and Creative Director, Eric Ressler for free Office Hours. Don't miss this incredible opportunity friends! Visit designbycosmic.com/good to sign up today 🎉 Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
302. Enneagram for Nonprofits: Pt. 2 How to Use It - Jonathan McCoy, CFRE, Becky Endicott, CFRE and Ashley Engle Our Enneagram for Nonprofits Friday series started off with a bang last week! Last week we broke down the types - now we&apos;re putting them into action. Today we&apos;re talking about the correlation between relationships and the Enneagram and how to activate it in our personal and professional lives. Ashley Engle is back to breathe more insight and love into this conversation as we talk about how to flex the Enneagram - for good! Today’s GuestAshley Engle, Pastor of Spiritual Formation, The Well ChurchEpisode OverviewCorrelation between building relationships and the enneagram (2:45)Working through fears and re-wiring our mindsets (6:00)Celebration and culture at an organization (19:05)A powerful moment of philanthropy in Ashley’s life (20:30)Ashley’s One Good Thing: Create a vision board (23:15)For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/302About our Sponsor CCS FundraisingCCS is a strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. You can download their 11th edition philanthropic landscape report, releasing later this summer, which shares the latest research on the state of philanthropy in the US, with a special focus on gift planning, high net-worth giving, and digital fundraising trends. Learn more at CCSfundraising.com! Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
301. How Your Online Presence Can Create Business Value for Your Nonprofit through SEO - Rafi Norberg OverviewMeet Rafi. He&apos;s a true expert in the field of search engine optimization (SEO), and how it can be used to power social-driven solutions. Join us as we break down what SEO is, why you need to be paying attention and how it can help value-aligned rabid fans better find your mission. This is a beginner&apos;s guide to SEO, and one you and your nonprofit won&apos;t want to miss! 💡LearnHow SEO is different from the other ways people show up in marketingThe 3 pillars you need to have right to flex SEO for your missionHow to convert traffic into leadsHow to flex SEO to ensure your content shows up in many placesToday’s GuestRafi Norberg, President, Nexus Marketing AgencyEpisode HighlightsRafi’s story and journey to where he is today (3:00)Overview of SEO + the opportunity if you leverage it well (8:30)Myths around SEO (10:00)How SEO is different from the other ways people show up in marketing (12:00)3 SEO pillars people need to think about (15:00)Keywords (23:00)Leveraging SEO to help with syndication (26:00)Where SEO is going (30:00)Converting traffic into leads (33:00)A powerful moment of philanthropy in Rafi’s life (37:00)Rafi’s One Good Thing: Indecision is the only wrong decision. (40:00)About our Sponsor CCS FundraisingCCS is a strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. You can download their 11th edition philanthropic landscape report, releasing later this summer, which shares the latest research on the state of philanthropy in the US, with a special focus on gift planning, high net-worth giving, and digital fundraising trends. Learn more at CCSfundraising.com! Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
300. Meet The Farmlink Project: The Next Generation of Nonprofit + Evolved Leadership is Here - Aidan Reilly and Ben Collier OverviewMeet Aiden and Ben. There&apos;s is a nonprofit fairy tale story: three college students who saw a problem in the world and built a scrappy, grassroots solution that&apos;s changing the world. The Farmlink Project connects surplus food from farms to food banks all around the country and has rescued nearly 70M# of produce since its inception. Tune in and help us fight for a world where everyone has access to the food they need.💡LearnThe founding story of FarmlinkThe new generation of nonprofits and nonprofit leadership - how rising GenZers are innovating the nonprofit experienceTheir unique approach to corporate partnerships (that are working!)What food insecurity & food waste looks like in the U.S. today.Today’s GuestsBen Collier, Co-CEO and Aidan Reilly, Head of Partnerships, The Farmlink ProjectEpisode OverviewBen and Aidan’s stories and journey to where they are today (4:00)The founding of Farmlink (12:00)Media attention (20:00)Partnerships and Farmlink’s mentality around partnering with companies (25:00)Mindset shift to create systemic change (29:00)Create technical improvements to the spaceCreate a shift in policy and adjust the rules of the environmentCreate a shift in social perspective about the problem that is being addressedPhilanthropy through the eyes of Gen Z (35:00)Story of impact: Martha Barajas, United Hands of Compton (42:00)Internal team story of impact (46:00)Aidan’s One Good Thing: Find your purpose, but commit to what you’re doing in that moment. Go easy on yourself.Ben’s One Good Thing: Find like minded individuals, then there is not an idea that is not worth sharing.For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/300.About our Sponsor CCS FundraisingCCS is a strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. You can download their 11th edition philanthropic landscape report, releasing later this summer, which shares the latest research on the state of philanthropy in the US, with a special focus on gift planning, high net-worth giving, and digital fundraising trends. Learn more at CCSfundraising.com! Start Learning Today on We Are For Good PRO 🎉We Are For Good PRO is reimagining nonprofit professional development - for good. ✨ Join us and get started at weareforgoodpro.com.
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