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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.

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 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.

Ep 13 - The Form 990

Genevra Williams, an attorney practicing at Mendrygal Law in Dallas, Texas, specializing solely in representing tax-exempt organizations, joins May Harris to explore the Form 990 and its different iterations.

Ep 12 - Serving as a Nonprofit Board Member

Is your nonprofit progressing toward achieving its mission? Is it ensuring long-term sustainability? Our host May Harris discusses these crucial matters with David J. O’Brien and Matthew D. Craig, coauthors of "Building Smart Nonprofits, a Roadmap to Mission Success."

Ep 11 - Non-Profit Finances

Rick Dahlseid, who serves on the Executive Management Team of PBO Advisory Group leading the Nonprofit Division, presents an interesting acronym to our host May Harris that he shares when teaching nonprofit financial management courses at UCSD.

Ep 10 - Managing a Nonprofit in California

May is excited to visit with Gene Takagi, the founder of NEO Law Group in San Francisco and a prolific writer for the Nonprofit Law Blog. During their conversation, they delve into the nuances of California nonprofits, exploring the differences between adhering to state laws versus federal regulations.

Ep 9 - Working with a Nonprofit Attorney

May is joined by Jacob Zerkle, a dedicated attorney in the nonprofit sector employed at Michael Best and Friedrich.

Ep 8 - Is Serving on a Nonprofit Board a Good Fit for You?

May is excited to welcome Nicole Miller-Coleman, a professional fundraiser and consultant to nonprofits. Together, they extensively explore the realm of nonprofit board membership.

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Ep 15 - Navigating Nonprofit Leadership with Mike Gellman

In the latest episode, listeners were treated to an insightful conversation on nonprofit leadership with the accomplished Mike Gellman, owner of High Five Career Coaching.

Ep 14 - Understanding the Differences Between Charities and Private Foundations With Danika Mendrygal

In this episode, we delve into a crucial aspect of the nonprofit world: understanding the distinctions between charities and private foundations. Joining us is the esteemed Danika Mendrygal, Founder and CEO of Mendrygal Law, based in Dallas, Texas.

Ep 13 - Critical Aspects of Nonprofit Finances and the Form 990 with Genevra Williams

In this episode, we dive into critical aspects of nonprofit finances and the Form 990. Joining May as a guest was Genevra Williams, Senior Counsel at Mendrygal Law, who shared her expertise on the intricate world of nonprofit law and necessary tax reporting.

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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