The Business of Giving podcast by Denver Frederick aims to spread the word on social good by featuring the largest and greatest nonprofit organizations in the US. Denver interviews CEOs of nonprofits talking about how their organizations help the world a better place.
Humanity United is dedicated to cultivating the conditions for enduring peace and freedom. They support and work alongside partners who are working to advance human dignity and change the systems that enable violent conflict and human exploitation to occur around the world.
Many feminist movements have achieved their successes with only minimal philanthropic support. In fact, as of 2018, only about 1% of gender-focused international aid was directed to women’s rights organizations. Lighting the way is a report for philanthropy on the power and promise of feminist movements. And here to discuss its findings are its two lead authors, Pamela Shifman of Shake the Table and Nidhi Sahni of Bridgespan.
More than 20 million children in the United States do not have the clothing and basic essentials they need for healthy childhood development. Families are struggling more than ever to pay for rent and groceries and often can’t afford the basic items for their children– properly-fitting outfits for school, diapers, a backpack, shoes, pajamas, a coat for the cold weather.
For over six decades, the Morgan Stanley Foundation has committed to serving those in need, with a focus on children’s health. They give back to the communities where their people live and work through long-lasting partnerships, community-based delivery, and engaging their best asset, Morgan Stanley employees.
Katherine Milligan is a teacher, writer, speaker and mentor in the field of social entrepreneurship. She’s led the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and launched the first-ever Harvard executive education module on systems change.
Study Hall Educational Foundation Founder on Why Patriarchal Systems in India Must Be Done Away With
Dr. Urvashi Sahni is the founding president and chief executive officer of Study Hall Educational Foundation. She’s a leading expert in school governance, curriculum reform, and teacher training with a special focus on girls’ education and the use of technology in education. Her work on feminist pedagogy has been recognized around the world, and she’s with us now.
Hundreds of millions of children and youth do not have access to school, and hundreds of millions more go to school but never learned to read or write due to overcrowded schools, teacher shortages, absenteeism… among other things. Imagine Worldwide is a nonprofit organization that is laser-focused on assuring that the most marginalized children can develop critical foundational literacy and numeracy skills
VillageReach works to solve healthcare delivery challenges and low resource communities in Africa. Their approach includes developing, testing, implementing, and scaling new systems, technologies, and programs that improve health outcomes by extending the reach and enhancing the quality of healthcare. And here to tell us more about this work is Emily Bancroft, the president of VillageReach. Welcome to The Business of Giving, Emily.
Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, high-quality, text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by empowering a community of trained volunteers to support people in their moments of need. And here to tell us more about this work and the impact the past two years have had on young people’s mental health is Dena Trujillo, the president and CEO of Crisis Text Line.