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Ep 22 - Building an Individual Giving Program from Scratch

Welcome to The Nonprofit Counsel podcast, hosted by May Harris, Esq.. In today's episode, we're delighted to visit with the remarkable Kelly McLaughlin. Kelly has consistently made waves in the nonprofit world, from fundraising with bake sales when she was just five years old to becoming a seasoned professional fundraiser.

Ep. 21 - How Nonprofits are Using AI

In this episode of the Nonprofit Podcast, May Harris, Esq. visits with Kate Azar from PNC Institutional Management. Kate emphasizes the importance of nonprofits’ investment strategy, particularly when managing endowments. She stresses that seeking professional advice is crucial in this regard.

Ep. 20 - Public Policy & Nonprofits

May Harris, Esq. is honored to have Geoff Green, CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits, join us for the 20th episode of The Nonprofit Counsel Podcast! Geoff shares his insightful predictions for the future of nonprofits in California, shedding light on the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Are you a nonprofit leader overwhelmed by the amount of technical work required to form a nonprofit? Look no further for one of the best resources around, "How to Start a Nonprofit That Will Change the World." 

 "How to Start a Nonprofit That Will Change the World" is an invaluable resource combining theoretical knowledge with practical advice, empowering aspiring nonprofit leaders to navigate the complexities of establishing and managing their organization. By following the guidance provided inside, readers will be equipped to embark on their journey of creating lasting positive change and making a significant impact on the world.

Ep 22 - Building an Individual Giving Program from Scratch

Welcome to The Nonprofit Counsel podcast, hosted by May Harris, Esq.. In today's episode, we're delighted to visit with the remarkable Kelly McLaughlin. Kelly has consistently made waves in the nonprofit world, from fundraising with bake sales when she was just five years old to becoming a seasoned professional fundraiser.

Ep. 21 - How Nonprofits are Using AI

In this episode of the Nonprofit Podcast, May Harris, Esq. visits with Kate Azar from PNC Institutional Management. Kate emphasizes the importance of nonprofits’ investment strategy, particularly when managing endowments. She stresses that seeking professional advice is crucial in this regard.

Ep. 20 - Public Policy & Nonprofits

May Harris, Esq. is honored to have Geoff Green, CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits, join us for the 20th episode of The Nonprofit Counsel Podcast! Geoff shares his insightful predictions for the future of nonprofits in California, shedding light on the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Ep. 19 - How Social Enterprise Intersects with Governance

Dr. Crystal Trull, the head of CT Consulting, a company that offers expert guidance to nonprofit entities for their long-term viability, meets with May Harris, Esq. to discuss crucial topics relevant to anyone engaged with nonprofits.

Ep. 18 - Social Enterprise

Join Paula and May Harris, Esq., as they delve into the exciting world of social entrepreneurship and global philanthropy.

Ep. 17 - Making Strategic Plans Work for Nonprofits

Andrea Ortega, the Founder and CEO of Palante Nonprofits, has structured her company to aid nonprofit organizations with strategic planning, offering implementation guidance and customized training programs in English and Spanish. In a conversation with May Harris, Esq., MA, Andrea will explore various topics, including transitioning grassroots nonprofits into scalable entities. Maintaining a strategic plan that is both visionary and realistic is of utmost importance. The efficacy of your nonprofit's strategy can be assessed by the data collected to support it, indicating whether your goals have been achieved. With advancements in technology, there are now tools available to assist nonprofits. AI can even aid in crafting strategic plans, while Google provides tools to keep your team updated in real time. Stay tuned for this timely and crucial information pertinent to your nonprofit endeavors.

Ep 16 - Finding Your People

Trevor Blair, the founder of Blair Search Partners, joins May L. Harris, Esq., MA today on the Nonprofit Counsel podcast to discuss how to find the right people to help your nonprofit grow. Are all your preparations in order before commencing the hiring process? Where do you source your candidates from? How is your hiring process structured? Do candidates feel appreciated throughout the process, even if they're not selected? What organizational culture are you asking potential hires to leave their current positions for? Trevor answers these questions and others on today's episode.

Ep 15 - Nonprofit Leadership

Mike Gellman, the founder of High Five Career Coaching, specializes in collaborating with nonprofit executives and leaders for them to reach their full potential. In this conversation, Mike and May Harris, Esq., MA, explore the essential qualities needed for effective nonprofit leadership and discuss the available resources to support these executives.

Ep 14 - Differences Between Charities and Private Foundations

Danika Mendrygal, CEO and founder of Mendrygal Law firm joins May Harris to discuss public charities vs private foundations.

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Ep 20 - Celebrating 20 Episodes: A Dive into Public Policy with Geoff Greene, CEO of CalNonprofits

In the milestone 20th episode of The Nonprofit Counsel Podcast, host May Harris, Esq., MA, sits down with Geoff Greene, the newly appointed CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits), to delve into the intricate world of public policy and its impact on nonprofits.

Ep 19 - Navigating Nonprofit Leadership and Governance with Crystal Trull

In the latest episode of The Nonprofit Counsel Podcast, host May Harris, Esq., MA, dives into a conversation with Crystal Trull, Founder and Principal of CT Nonprofit Consulting, exploring the intricate intersection of social enterprise activities with nonprofit governance.

Ep 18 - Exploring Social Enterprise with Dr. Paula Cordeiro

In the latest episode of The Nonprofit Counsel Podcast, our esteemed host May Harris, Esq., MA, delved into the dynamic world of social entrepreneurship with special guest Dr. Paula Cordeiro, Professor of Global Leadership at the University of San Diego (USD).

About Us

Nonprofit Counsel was founded by May L. Harris, Esq., MA, with a mission to empower and support the nonprofit community. Recognizing the vital role nonprofits play in addressing social issues and making a positive impact on society, Nonprofit Counsel is committed to providing comprehensive resources, insightful publications, and innovative educational programs for nonprofit leaders and organizations.

With a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by nonprofit organizations, Nonprofit Counsel offers a wide range of services aimed at fostering their growth, sustainability, and effectiveness.

One of the key pillars of Nonprofit Counsel's mission is to provide valuable resources to the nonprofit community. Through the authorship of books and articles, Nonprofit Counsel shares practical insights, best practices, and legal expertise to help nonprofit leaders navigate the complexities of nonprofit management. These resources are designed to empower organizations and individuals, equipping them with the knowledge and tools necessary to create meaningful change within their communities.

In its commitment to lifelong learning and professional development, Nonprofit Counsel is preparing to launch an online "nonprofit university." This exciting initiative will provide a virtual learning platform offering a diverse range of courses specifically tailored to the needs of nonprofit leaders. Whether it's strategic planning, board governance, fundraising strategies, or program evaluation, Nonprofit Counsel's nonprofit university will offer practical and in-depth instruction to enhance the skills and capabilities of nonprofit professionals.

Nonprofit Counsel believes that a strong and vibrant nonprofit sector is essential for addressing social challenges and creating lasting change. By fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation, Nonprofit Counsel strives to build a network of empowered and effective nonprofit leaders who are equipped to fulfill their organization's mission and drive meaningful impact.

At Nonprofit Counsel, we are passionate about supporting nonprofits and ensuring their success. Through our comprehensive resources, thought-provoking publications, and cutting-edge educational programs, we aim to empower nonprofit leaders to overcome obstacles, realize their visions, and create a brighter future for the communities they serve.

Join us on our journey as we work together to strengthen the nonprofit sector, serve communities, and transform lives for the better.

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