Not-for-profit News Podcast

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Episode 9: What’s behind a rebrand? Join Bryan Orander as he speaks with Allyson Mitchell, executive director of Circular Indiana, and Lars Lawson, principal of Timber Design, about a multi-year effort to keep the organization’s brand in step with the nonprofit’s purpose. It’s a great conversation for any nonprofit considering a name change.

Episode 8: Join Bryan Orander in a conversation with Tina Cloer, president & CEO of Firefly Children and Family Alliance, the new name for two of the oldest nonprofits in Central Indiana. Cloer talks about the 2021 merger of Families First and Children’s Bureau, and why trust and relationships are key to nonprofit partnerships.

Episode 7: Join Bryan Orander in a conversation with Kelli Mirgeaux, president of Southeast Neighborhood Development, about the nonprofit’s impact in Fountain Square and nearby communities. The organization has been adapting its work to support a thriving Fountain Square while partnering with neighborhoods around the new Justice Center to both preserve and transform those communities.

Episode 6: Join Shari Finnell, editor of the Not-for-profit News, in this interview with Tony Mason, president and CEO, of the Indianapolis Urban League. The Urban League in overseeing a $100 million initiative, funded by the Lilly Endowment that focuses on numerous challenges facing the city’s African American community. Tony talks about the work of the initiative, and why it will take a massive effort from local nonprofits and businesses to reach the goal of racial equity in Indianapolis.

Episode 5: Join Bryan Orander as he speaks with Rebecca Hutton, president and CEO of Leadership Indianapolis about how the pandemic accelerated opportunities for new programming approaches and a more diverse board of directors.

Episode 4: Join Bryan Orander of Charitable Advisors as he talks with Andrea Davis, executive director of Hamilton County Area Development, about research on the need and increasing support for more affordable housing options in Hamilton County.

Episode 3: How would you respond if your primary funder decided to move your contract to another provider? In 2021, Child Advocates suddenly was forced to regroup and redefine its work. In this podcast episode, CEO Cindy Booth shares how board and staff leadership moved forward. One year later, Child Advocates 2.0 is growing again with a new contract that is furthering their statewide aspirations.

Episode 2: Join Bryan Orander as he speaks with Dana Stone of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Kim Gutfreund of Dance Kaleidoscope about their upcoming joint performance on May 20-22 and their return to the stage this past season. Kim and Dana both took the reins from high profile, long-term executive directors during the pandemic and have been on the frontlines of leading their organizations, connecting with audiences and supporters, and charting their courses for the future. Tickets at: https://www.icomusic.org/

Episode 1: As she approaches retirement, United Way of Central Indiana’s CEO Ann Murtlow gives her insights on helping the organization create a more focused strategy, embrace technology, and change its operations and a longstanding funding model. Murtlow also reflects on changes in corporate giving and the responsibilities and rewards for those who choose a career path in the nonprofit industry.

Frontline Perspectives Podcast

Job seekers benefit from a coach

Brooke Tichenor of Interview Ally joins Bryan to talk about her work in helping job seekers navigate the challenges of changing jobs, re-entering the workforce and switching sectors.

Raising your Employer Brand in 2022

Chelsea DuKate from Red Envelope HR Consulting joins Bryan to talk about the importance of nonprofits raising their brand as employers and ensuring that the hiring experience is positive for potential applicants. We also talk a little about how job candidates can make the best impression in a video interview.

How inflation and interest rates impact nonprofits

Shannon Blount from Horizon Bank joins Bryan to talk about how inflation and interest rates impact nonprofits and Shannon offers 3 Tips for 2022.

Understanding the UWCI Social Innovation Fund

Ann Murtlow and Jonathan Jones of United Way of Central Indiana join Bryan to discuss the United Ways current priorities and how they are pushing innovation in the local nonprofit sector.

3 tips 2022 for strengthening your board

Jodi Snell of Hedges joins Bryan this week to talk about strengthening your board. Shaneka Pederson and Stephanie Bailey of the Indianapolis Public Schools Foundation share their experience in attending the Lead with Purpose board training series that Hedges will offer again in 2022.

3 tips for a healthy organizational culture in 2022

Worried about employee burnout? Christy Shephard of PlanningPlus shares the importance of building a healthy organizational culture through performance-based management.

American giving trends and the Generosity Commission

What lies ahead for charitable giving in 2022? Ted Grossnickle, co-founder of Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, talks to Bryan Orander about giving and volunteering trends across the United States and his role in launching the Generosity Commission to turn the tide.

3 tips for resolving board conflict in 2022

Make sure your nonprofit board members are aligned in 2022. Attorney Zac Kester, CEO at Charitable Allies, shares important principles to support effective board work throughout the year.

Learn how natural disasters and economic recessions have impacted legislation

In this Frontline Perspectives podcast, Professor Stephanie Hoffer, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, joins Charitable Advisors’ Bryan Orander to share study insights on this important development.

Capturing Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Organizations

In this podcast, Jeannie Sager shares new research about the amount of charitable giving that goes to organizations that exclusively serve women and girls.

What if you paid your nonprofit staff $100,000/year?

In this conversation, Rich Lapinski, CEO of the Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home in Lebanon, shares how the organization made a dramatic turnaround in the early 2010s and took the innovative approach of paying its house parents more than any similar organization in the country.

How COVID has changed our audits in nonprofits

Join Rob Ford, from Barnes Dennig CPAs to learn how covid has changed how accounting firms are doing virtual audits and how nonprofits should be taking advantage of the aide coming from the federal government.

Racial Inclusion in the Workplace

In Frontline Perspective’s latest podcast, Charitable Advisors’ president, Bryan Orander, interviews Jeremy York with Synergy. Listen to Racial Inclusion in the Workplace.

What does leadership look like coming out of the pandemic?

What does leadership look like coming out of the pandemic? In this conversation, Sara Johnson, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Executive Education at the Paul H. O’Neil School of Public and Environmental Affairs, shares how leadership is changing and the leadership approaches that will be critical as we emerge from the pandemic and the changes it has produced.

3 Tips for 2021 Podcast

With 2021 providing opportunities to overcome many of the challenges currently facing nonprofits, Charitable Advisors has launched a new podcast series that will feature insights from leaders in the industry.

EPISODE 1

For the inaugural ‘3 Tips for 2021″ podcast, Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed several team members at VonLehman CPA & Advisors to get their advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 2

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Zac Kester, Executive Director at Charitable Allies, to get his advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 3

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Bill Stanczykiewicz, Director, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, to get his advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 4

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Erin Hedges, President, Hedges, to get her advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 5

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Angela White, CEO, Johnson Grossnickle and Associates, to get her advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 6

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Christine Shepard, Partner, PlanningPlus, to get her advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 7

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Ann Merkel, Senior VP & Chief Market Development Officer, National Bank of Indianapolis, to get her advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.

EPISODE 8

Bryan Orander, president of Charitable Advisors, interviewed Dave Voris, VP Regional Manager, Treasury Management, to get his advice on how nonprofits can move forward more successfully in the new year.