Is Now the Right Time to Step Up Your Direct Response Program?

July 13th, 2022

Friends, uncertain times can make us feel uncertain about fundraising. But times like these are the exact time NOT to pull back. Instead, it’s the right time to double down on proven strategies. Yes, we are still dealing with a two-year-old, no-end-in-sight international pandemic as well as its effect on our lives and communities. We […]

Fundraising Voices: How do you help others? New Donor Survey

November 2nd, 2020

Newport One’s Craig DePole is featured in a recent podcast episode of Fundraising Voices where he discusses the results of the 2020 Giving Survey.

Increasing Nonprofit Equity & Inclusion with Kishshana Palmer, CFRE

June 26th, 2020

We sat down last week for a leadership conversation with Kishshana Palmer, CFRE, CEO of Kishshana & Co., Founder of The Rooted Collaborative, and Author of Hey, I’m New Here.

Equity and inclusion in the nonprofit sector with Amira Barger, MBA, CVA, CFRE

June 26th, 2020

In this episode our good friend Amira Barger, Head of Business Development at the Public Health Institute talks with us about one of the most under-addressed topics in the nonprofit sector. Equity and inclusion.

COVID-19 Fundraising Observations from NextAfter with Brady Josephson

June 26th, 2020

Brady Josephson, Managing Director of the Institute for Online Fundraising at NextAfter recently sat down with us to share what he’s learning about the changing fundraising landscape during the COVID-19 crisis.

Leadership Field Notes with Dionne M. Rosser-Mims, Ph.D.

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  Dionne M. Rosser-Mims, Ph.D., is Dean of the College of Education at Troy University. She’s an educator, author, and successful leader. She’s also my longtime friend, and someone I’m incredibly proud of and inspired by. We recently sat down to discuss leadership, and to get Dr. Rosser-Mims’ perspective on what it takes to be a […]

Nonprofit Leadership Lessons with Stacey Girdner

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  In our most recent podcast episode, Roy and I got to interview our good friend and leadership mentor, Stacey Girdner. Stacey is the Founder and Managing Partner of The PRAXIS Group, a firm that helps organizations become more effective through leadership development and coaching. We worked closely with Stacey when she was Chief […]

Leadership Field Notes with Doug Smith

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  You’re in for a real treat today! This episode is packed with leadership value for you. Doug Smith is Director of Development at Light of Life Rescue Mission, and Founder/President at L3 Leadership, and organization that exists to  build and develop a community of leaders. My conversation with Doug is the first in a series of in-depth […]

Leading Through Crisis with Dennis Van Kampen

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  What does it take to lead effectively through crisis? That’s the question that I initially posed to  Dennis Van Kampen, President/CEO of Mel Trotter Ministries. This conversation is timely and valuable because Mel Trotter Ministries provides the community social safety net in Grand Rapids, Michigan for men, women, and children experiencing homelessness throughout […]

Inspiring Growth as a Leader with Mark P. Fisher, Founder at Inspiring Growth

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  You are going to LOVE this conversation with Mark P. Fisher on Inspiring Growth as a leader! Mark is host of the Inspiring Growth Podcast, CEO, and Chief Encourager at Inspiring Growth, a firm he founded to help organizations increase revenue, organizational leadership, and overall joy in their work. Check out some of Mark’s great offerings here. If […]