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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. 4 - Nonprofit Strategic Planning

May speaks with Dr. Lyn Corbett, the visionary behind the Pivotal Group. Dr. Corbett boasts almost three decades of work experience in the nonprofit domain, and he brings a wealth of invaluable insights to the forefront.

Ep. 3 - Nonprofit Leadership

May is joined by Dr. Laura Dietrick, an expert from the Nonprofit Institute at the University of San Diego, to delve into leadership within the nonprofit sector. Together, they explore two impactful initiatives offered by the university that equip students with comprehensive knowledge about managing a nonprofit organization. By shedding light on common misconceptions associated with nonprofits, students receive valuable training opportunities at the Nonprofit Institute and the Nonprofit Leadership and Management graduate program.

Ep. 2 - Nonprofits and Insurance

May Harris hosts Bill Brennan, Principal, CRO of CMR Risk & Insurance Services, to discuss the often overlooked necessity of insurance for a nonprofit. Often a start-up is unaware or doesn’t believe insurance coverage for a nonprofit is necessary. The simple fact is board members can be liable; employment litigation is common, and not having the proper risk management tools in place can put a nonprofit out of business. Don’t miss this informative discussion.

Ep. 1 - Introduction to the Nonprofit Counsel Podcast hosted by May Harris

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Nonprofit Counsel, where our passion is to provide the tools for you to start and lead a nonprofit that will change the world. Hosted by May Harris, the founder of For-Purpose Law Group, this podcast will feature guests sharing their knowledge that will help you avoid the pitfalls of starting a nonprofit. If you have a passion for a nonprofit, this podcast is for you!

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Welcome to the Nonprofit Counsel Podcast, your go-to source for expert insights and practical advice on all things related to starting and leading a nonprofit organization. If you're looking to start your own nonprofit organization, gain tax-exempt status, manage your board, communicate your purpose or fundraise for your cause, this podcast is the perfect resource for you.

Hosted by May Harris, Esq., MA, founder of FPLG and an experienced nonprofit professional, each episode of the Nonprofit Counsel Podcast offers valuable tips, tools, and strategies to help you navigate the complex world of nonprofit management. May's deep knowledge and expertise in nonprofit law, financial management, and consulting make her the ideal guide for anyone looking to be involved with a successful nonprofit organization.

So, whether you're a seasoned nonprofit leader or just starting out, join us on the Nonprofit Counsel Podcast and discover how to shortcut the learning curve and achieve your nonprofit goals. We've got you covered. Subscribe now and start making a difference in your community today!

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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.

Ep 12 - Nonprofit Sustainability, Collaboration, and Staying True to Your Mission with David O'Brien and Matthew Craig

In this episode, we dive into the world of nonprofit sustainability, strategic partnerships, and the critical role of financial health with two seasoned nonprofit experts, David O'Brien and Matthew Craig.

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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