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The Social Justice “Talent Boom” – with Deepak Bhargava and Gara LaMarche

New progressive social movements are driving a huge boom of new talent. But leadership development efforts don’t have the funding or scale to keep up. Our guests today are working to change that.  In episode 2 of our second season, we’re thrilled to talk with Deepak Bhargava and Gara LaMarche, who seek to build a [...]

A Proposal For Change: Talent-Investing – with Host Rusty Stahl

We’re thrilled to announce that our podcast is back with a brand-new sizzling spring season full of great guests and surprises! We continue to innovate, offering a unique conversation examining the intersection of philanthropy and the nonprofit workforce.  In the season’s premiere episode, Fund the People’s Rusty Stahl offers a quick synopsis of season one, [...]

The Guru on Burnout: Christina Maslach, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

This season, we’ve been exploring the value of the nonprofit workforce in our society, the challenges facing nonprofit workers, and the need for foundations, donors, and government to invest in the nonprofit workforce. Today we’ll be diving more deeply into the topic of burnout, one of the signature challenges we face in our field, and [...]

By | December 11th, 2020|equity, leadership, nonprofit workforce, podcast|0 Comments

Activating leaders at all levels: An interview with ProInspire founder and CEO, Monisha Kapila

In this episode, we speak with Monisha Kapila, the founder and CEO of ProInspire. ProInspire helps individuals and organizations achieve their potential for social impact. Monisha brings 15 years of experience in the business and nonprofit sectors. Prior to launching ProInspire, she was a Senior Business Manager for Capital One Financial Corporation. Previously, she was [...]

By | November 20th, 2020|diversity, equity, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast, racial equity|0 Comments

Executive Transitions, Equity and Sustainability: Tom Adams

In this episode, we explore the need for investment in healthy executive transitions in the nonprofit workforce. Rusty talks with Tom Adams, a retired (but active) consultant who worked with funders to help establish the practice of “executive transition management” consulting in the nonprofit sector. We discuss issues of racial equity, generational change, building leaderful [...]

By | October 30th, 2020|equity, leadership, nonprofit workforce, podcast|0 Comments

Pay Your Interns: 3 Things You Can Do to Ensure Internships Build Race Equity Culture in Nonprofits

By Yolanda Caldera-Durant, Vice President, Fund the People. For many aspiring professionals of color, unpaid internships and low-paying apprenticeships are one of the few ways they can enter the nonprofit workforce, but they simply are not financially viable. Moreover, their lived experience in communities is not fully valued by potential nonprofit employers. These conditions must [...]

Invest in Equity in the Nonprofit Workforce!

Posted by Rusty Stahl, President and CEO, Fund the People The perennial excuse for not hiring diverse people to top-tier, mainstream nonprofit jobs is that the employer could not find any highly-qualified candidates. We know from many sources -- most recently from the Building Movement Project’s great Race to Lead research -- that diverse nonprofit [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|equity, funders, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, Uncategorized|0 Comments