Whether you use their services and products or not, there are very few people in the nonprofit world who are not familiar with the name Blackbaud. They are the one company that is synonymous with software being deployed by organizations to power social good. And it’s a real pleasure to have with us tonight their President and CEO, Mike Gianoni. Good evening, Mike, and welcome to The Business of Giving.
The founder of LA Kitchen and the DC Central Kitchen, Robert Egger, discusses his initial idea to teach homeless men and women basic cooking skills, and how that idea has blossomed into a program with huge impact— from training unemployed adults for culinary careers, to reclaiming healthy, local food that would otherwise be discarded.
In a political season where each side appears to be more resolute and certain about the rightness of their cause, finding common ground seems to be more elusive than ever. So, it’s of particular interest that an environmental group has broken through in search of pragmatic solutions that work for all parties involved to protect the environment. That group is The Nature Conservancy, and it’s a pleasure for me to welcome to the show their President and CEO, Mark Tercek.