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A Culture of Care for Nonprofit Workers – w/ Michele Booth Cole

This is the third and final episode of Talent Matters Remix, our special summer series in partnership with ProInspire, co-hosted by Monisha Kapila and Rusty Stahl. In this episode, Monisha and Rusty talk with Michele Booth Cole, Executive Director of Safe Shores - The DC Children’s Advocacy Center, about why and how to build nonprofit [...]

By | July 28th, 2021|podcast|0 Comments

Building a New Generation of Values-Driven Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector w/ Stephen Bauer

This is the second episode of Talent Matters Remix, our three-episode series in partnership with ProInspire, co-hosted by Monisha Kapila and Rusty Stahl. In this episode, Monisha and Rusty talk with Stephen Bauer about supporting a diverse and inclusive next generation for the nonprofit workforce. Steve reflects on the article he wrote about developing leaders [...]

By | July 21st, 2021|podcast|Comments Off on Building a New Generation of Values-Driven Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector w/ Stephen Bauer

Network-Weaving, Nonprofit Workers, & Social Justice w/ Trish Tchume

This is the first episode of Talent Matters Remix, our three-episode series in partnership with ProInspire, co-hosted by Monisha Kapila and Rusty Stahl.  In this episode, Monisha and Rusty talk with Trish Tchume about the tensions between developing individual leaders, and developing networks or communities of leaders. Trish reflects on the article she wrote about [...]

By | July 14th, 2021|podcast|Comments Off on Network-Weaving, Nonprofit Workers, & Social Justice w/ Trish Tchume

Big Announcement from Fund the People Podcast, plus a Mid-Season Review with host Rusty Stahl

In this episode, Rusty shares exciting news about a podcasting partnership with ProInspire and their Co-CEO Monisha Kapila (our guest on Season 1 Episode 9 of this show), which will be rolled out during July. In addition, you'll hear Rusty… Reflect on and summarize the themes of the first six episodes of Season 2, which is focused [...]

By | July 8th, 2021|podcast|Comments Off on Big Announcement from Fund the People Podcast, plus a Mid-Season Review with host Rusty Stahl

Funding Grantee Leadership & Equity: Caroline Altman Smith, The Kresge Foundation

In this week’s episode of Fund the People’s podcast, we talk with Caroline Altman Smith about funding professional development with a racial equity lens for grantees and other nonprofits. Caroline is an experienced foundation executive at The Kresge Foundation, where she focuses on equitable access to higher education. She led in the creation of Kresge’s [...]

By | June 24th, 2021|leadership, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast, racial equity|Comments Off on Funding Grantee Leadership & Equity: Caroline Altman Smith, The Kresge Foundation

Embracing Nonprofit Abundance with Nell Edgington

Now more than ever, society needs nonprofit leaders to break out of restrictions and claim our place in this world. We talk with consultant Nell Edgington about her new book, “Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World.”  Nell challenges us to embrace abundance and power as nonprofit leaders. We [...]

By | June 14th, 2021|careers, funders, leadership, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast|Comments Off on Embracing Nonprofit Abundance with Nell Edgington

The Wisdom of the Nonprofit Crowd – Heather Parish & Lisa May Simpson

Could it be that nonprofit leaders collectively have the knowledge and skills we need -- and we just need the platforms and opportunities to share what we know with each other? In Season 2 Episode 4, you’ll meet a funder whose unique talent-investments demonstrate the power of this idea. The Pierce Family Foundation invests in [...]

By | June 7th, 2021|funders, grants, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast, racial equity|Comments Off on The Wisdom of the Nonprofit Crowd – Heather Parish & Lisa May Simpson

Closing the Leadership Development Deficit – with Libbie Landles-Cobb, The Bridgespan Group

This episode features the work of Libbie Landles-Cobb, a Partner at The Bridgespan Group, self-proclaimed social sector “talent nerd,” and Fund the People Advisory Council member. Libbie’s research helps us to shift the narrative in the field from a “leadership deficit” to a “leadership-development deficit”. And the programs and consulting she offers provide funders and [...]

By | May 27th, 2021|careers, funders, generations, leadership, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast|Comments Off on Closing the Leadership Development Deficit – with Libbie Landles-Cobb, The Bridgespan Group

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 [...]

By | May 18th, 2021|careers, equity, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast, racial equity|Comments Off on The Social Justice “Talent Boom” – with Deepak Bhargava and Gara LaMarche

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, [...]

By | May 18th, 2021|equity, leadership, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy, podcast, Talent Justice Initiative|Comments Off on A Proposal For Change: Talent-Investing – with Host Rusty Stahl