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.
Beyond Diversity: Practical Steps for Creating Truly Inclusive Workplaces
My next guest maintains that it’s easier to act our way into new ways of thinking than to think our ways into new ways of acting. Nowhere is this more true than in the workplace where so many organizations are striving to create a culture of belonging. She is Sally Helgesen, the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership and an internationally bestselling author, speaker, and leadership coach.
Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: A Conversation with Tonia Wellons, CEO of the Greater Washington Community Foundation
For five decades, the Greater Washington Community Foundation has connected caring donors with nonprofits, creating lasting change in DC, Montgomery County, Northern Virginia, and Prince George’s County. It is the region’s largest local funder, having invested more than a billion and a half dollars since 1973 to build racially-equitable, just, and thriving communities where everyone prospers.
Unleashing Your Inner Drive: Insights on Intrinsic Motivation from Stefan Falk
The true solution to becoming happier, healthier, and more productive is to become intrinsically motivated to stop wasting time on activities that don’t really contribute to your career or your organization’s success, but instead find ways to take pleasure in what you do, and do it well.
Chief Economist of Walmart Shares Insights on Scaling that Every Nonprofit Needs to Know
We live in a society that highly values and rewards innovation. If you go to Amazon and type in innovation, you will find over 60,000 books. But the work of scaling those innovations can almost be an afterthought. A similar search will yield only 4,000 results. My next guest thinks there is something wrong with that picture and has written a book to address it.
CEO of MADD on Ending Drunk Driving
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, seeks to stop drunk driving, prevent underage drinking, and strive for stricter impaired driving policy, whether that impairment is caused by alcohol or any other drug. They also serve as a lifeline for thousands of victims and survivors.
Sante Fe Community Foundation CEO: A Competitive Urgency Around Poverty
The following is a conversation between Chris Goett, President & CEO of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Denver: Since 1981,the Santa Fe Community Foundation has been dedicated to improving the health...
Center Joy in the Work Says Seattle Foundation CEO
Seattle Foundation is a community foundation serving the Greater Seattle area. Established in 1946, it is the oldest community foundation serving the Pacific Northwest, with a mission to ignite powerful, rewarding philanthropy to make Greater Seattle a stronger, more vibrant community for all.
A Disciplined Process to See, Solve and Scale
The Entrepreneurial Process, one of Brown University’s highest-rated courses, has empowered thousands of students to start their own ventures. The professor for that course states that entrepreneurship, unlike what many people believe, is not a spirit or a gift, but rather a process that anyone can learn and that anyone can use to turn a problem into a solution with impact.
CEO of Rochester Area Community Foundation Shares the Unique Value Proposition that Community Foundations Offer
The Rochester Area Community Foundation, or RACF, works to improve the quality of life for people who live and work in the eight counties around Rochester, New York. Their goal is to realize a more equitable, inclusive, and vital region. And here to tell us more about their work is Simeon Banister, the President and CEO of the Rochester Area Community Foundation. Welcome to The Business of Giving, Simeon.