September 16th, 2020 | 14 mins 5 secs
fundraising, galas, nonprofit
To gala or not to gala. In this podcast replay, Stephanie Thomas, founder of Stetwin Consulting, discusses the value of galas as a fundraising vehicle.
September 2nd, 2020 | 21 mins 14 secs
nonprofit, nonprofit communications
Thought leader and host of the “Nonprofits are Messy” podcast, Joan Garry, discusses how to make nonprofit communications strategy passionate and impactful.
August 19th, 2020 | 17 mins 53 secs
accountability, brand elements, communications, nonprofit, sustainable momentum
Sarah Durham discusses common challenges to nonprofits generating sustainable momentum in their communications and offers ways to address them using six key brand elements.
August 5th, 2020 | 15 mins 28 secs
communications, donation, giving, nonprofit
Sarah Durham and Eric Javier tell us the best way to get that transformational donation for your nonprofit.
July 22nd, 2020 | 15 mins 30 secs
audiences, branding, communications, donors, nonprofit, nonprofit branding
Is your nonprofit a best-kept-secret? Learn how developing a clear, credible, and consistent voice can help you build and maintain deeper mindshare and engagement with your audiences.
July 8th, 2020 | 11 mins 44 secs
accessibility, branding, communications, content, inclusive, nonprofit, website
Sarah Durham and Amanda Luker discuss how your website can benefit from becoming more user-friendly.
June 24th, 2020 | 7 mins 9 secs
communications, nonprofit, pop-up rules, video norms, zoom
Stay-at-home orders across the country have increased the amount of daily interaction that occurs over video calls. Discover ways to maximize the effectiveness of each call while reducing burnout.
Episode 62: How can you disrupt power dynamics and bring a DEI lens to your major donor relationships?
June 10th, 2020 | 12 mins 28 secs
campaigns, communications, donors, nonprofit
What roles and power do your donors have? Learn how to center your participants while maintaining donor relationships by applying a DEI lens with Sarah Durham and Hannah Thomas.
May 27th, 2020 | 20 mins 58 secs
brand perceptions, branding, ms foundation, nonprofit, nonprofit communications
Sarah Durham and Teresa Younger discuss shifting brand perceptions.
May 13th, 2020 | 6 mins 16 secs
communications, engine, leaders, nonprofit, teams
Sarah Durham’s new book, The Nonprofit Communications Engine, explains the six elements your communications need to succeed.
April 29th, 2020 | 17 mins 50 secs
communications, mission, nonprofit
Farra Trompeter and Sarah Durham discuss the many flavors of communications teams and how to help leaders understand what communications can—and can’t—do to advance the mission.
April 15th, 2020 | 12 mins 16 secs
communications, design, logo, nonprofit
Sarah Durham and Sandy Zimmerman discuss the sweet spot for your organization’s logo.
April 1st, 2020 | 4 mins 59 secs
communications, coronavirus, covid, covid19, fundraise, fundraising, nonprofit
Here are some quick tips and resources to support nonprofits during the COVID-19 crisis.
March 18th, 2020 | 24 mins 9 secs
audience, communications, interviews, nonprofit, research, surveys
How does your brand resonate with your participants? Learn how you can conduct your own research using interviews, focus groups, and surveys with Sarah Durham and Laura Fisher.
January 22nd, 2020 | 6 mins 47 secs
branding, communications, mission, nonprofit, privacy, teams
Sarah Durham’s new book, The Nonprofit Communications Engine, explains what nonprofit communications teams can actually deliver and what they need to be successful.
December 6th, 2019 | 18 mins 40 secs
communications, nonprofit, testing, updates, website
Keeping up with your website can be difficult. Keeping it client-ready can be even harder. Learn how your nonprofit can maintain good website “hygiene” with Sarah Durham and Rory Tucker.