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The Philanthropy212 Podcast

Nov 28, 2019

The culture of an organization is very important in philanthropy. It is also important that the entire organization gets involved in building that culture and not get too bogged down in the business of philanthropy.

Culture eats strategy every time, meaning that if you don't pay attention to your culture, your...

Nov 21, 2019

As a Chief Development Officer in a fundraising organization, it is not ideal to be an obstacle to the Chief Executive Officer. There's nothing more important than a good CEO-CDO relationship to deliver service. It's not just about raising money; it's about the partnerships you have in leadership.

Ed Flynn is the...

Nov 15, 2019

Staying true to your donors is the commitment you make when you agree to be a fundraiser. But the organization’s leadership and metrics don’t always operate harmoniously with those ideals. Donors don't have the same priorities or needs as those who operate behind the scenes of the philanthropic organization.

So how...

Nov 7, 2019

High achievers have a strong will and a high degree of confidence in who they are. They are open to learning and have very high expectations of themselves and of others.

Dr. Tricia Groff is a psychologist, writer, and speaker. She specializes in the personal and professional development of high achievers. She obtained...

Nov 7, 2019

When running a capital campaign, you should expect the unexpected. This is because at one point or another it may stall or look hopeless. But Penny Cowden has some great advice from her many years of experience she has accumulated from running very successful campaigns, helping raise over $100 million. 

In this episode,...