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Using the Whole Whale - A Nonprofit Podcast

WholeWhale.com
237 episodes
Tech & Marketing Stories from the social impact world

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

232:(news) Gates Foundation Divorce & Vaccine Awareness work

Nonprofit News Summary     Bill & Melinda Gates File For Divorce After 27 years of marriage, Bill and Melinda Gates have filed for divorce, rocking one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the process. The Gates Foundation, which began working with providing internet to libraries, n…
16min

231: Your Voice Matters: Author Interview

We interview Erline Belton the Author of Your Voice Matters.    Erline Belton is President and CEO of Belton’s Crossing, LLC a real estate Development Corporation and the CEO and Founder of the Lyceum Group, an organizational development-consulting firm. The mission of her consulting firm, The …
44min

230:(news) Redistricting Battles & Thinning Girl Scout Cookie sales

Nonprofit News for the week of May 4th, 2021 Democratic Nonprofit Sues Ahead of Potential Redistricting Fight Off the heels of a contentious and troublesome 2020 census, the next political fight shaping up with substantial impact might be redistricting. Acknowledging these tense political battl…
21min

229: What I learned in 5 Years at Whole Whale: Meredith Esquivel

Meredith Esquivel the Senior Marketing Manager at Whole Whale shares what she has learned after 5 years before leaving for business school.     About Meredith Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/meredithesquivel/   Meredith is fascinated by human behavior, particularly how digital “bo…
30min

228:(news) SCOTUS Deciding on Donor Privacy & Marijuana Funding for Nonprofits

NonprofitNewsfeed.com Summary of nonprofit news from the week of April 26, 2021.    Supreme Court To Hear Nonprofit Fundraising Case With Broad Implications For Sector On Monday, the  Supreme Court will hear a case  on donor transparency and fundraising with the potential for broad implicatio…
18min

227:(news) Homeless Hotels & Nonprofit Jobs Rise

NonprofitNewsFeed.com Summary of news for April 19, 2021, California Program Pays To Convert Hotels Into Homeless Shelters California’s new Homekey program will spend nearly $600 million to buy hotels and motels and convert them into homeless shelters. The program is a positive step for bot…
17min

226: The Social Policy of Homelessness

Host Kariesha Martinez interviews Dan Treglia, PhD about the complexities of affordable housing and the nuance of how San Francisco ended up paying $61k per tent.      About Dan Treglia Dan Treglia, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, Associate Dire…
26min

225:(news) Fraud to the left, Fraud to the right

Nonprofitnewsfeed.com  summary of the week of 4/12/2021   GOP Fundraising Platform Under Fire for Deceptive Donation Forms A recent  New York Times article  highlighted the potentially deceptive nature of fundraising forms hosted on the GOP’s WinRed donation platform, resulting in the Trump c…
21min

224: How to 10x $ to Build Inclusive Affordable Housing

Micaela Connery, Co-founder of The Kelsey talks about how they use financing and grants to 10x investment in affordably disability housing in San Francisco and San Jose. She also gives her reaction to the $60k per tent that San Francisco paid during the Pandemic.    About Micaela Micaela co-f…
42min

223:(news) Capitol Riot Fundraising & Good Econ Signals For NGOs

Weekly nonprofit news summary from the best sector.    Positive Economic Indicators Welcome News for Nonprofits Positive economic predictors should be good news for nonprofits after a challenging year,  according to experts . GPD, regional economic indicators, unemployment, government spendi…
17min

222:(news) Restrictive Voting, #StopAsianHate, & DAFS

Weekly summary of nonprofit news .    Restrictive Voting Legislation In Georgia Indicative of Larger, Concerning Trend Last week, Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed into law a  restrictive voting bill  decried by voting rights advocates and the President alike as “Jim Crow in the 21st century…
20min

221: Making sense of Facebook Tracking vs IOS 14

Interview with Meghan Daly, Whole Whale's Paid Social Manager about the changes that will impact digital advertisers on Facebook.     Simply put,  iOS14 is Apple’s most current iPhone operating system . iOS14.5 is an update to this operating system that will include many things (including  200+…
28min

220: How Issue Voter is shifting the focus

George Weiner interviews Maria Yuan, the CEO and Founder of Issue Voter. Issue Voter is an online service that according to their site helps people: "Track your rep's activity. We tell you how your rep voted, how often your representative agrees with you, and whether or not they’ve attended a vot…
42min

219: (news) NYC and ICE need to spend millions for nonprofit support

Weekly NonprofitNewsfeed.com summary with hosts Nick Azulay and Kariesha Martinez from digital marketing agency WholeWhale.com.   NYC Owes Homeless Nonprofits Millions In Unpaid Invoices The City of New York  owes its homeless nonprofit organizations  over $150 million in unpaid invoices, ac…
17min

218: (news) $1B Stimulus for AmeriCorps + Rise in Giving Trend

Nonprofit News for the week of 3/15 summarized by Kariesha and Nick from WholeWhale.com.   2020 Saw 10% Jump In Giving According to the Quarterly Fundraising Report, nonprofit fundraising was up 10% overall in 2020 compared to 2019. While this represents the highest volume of donations in 5 ye…
20min

217: Managing Cash Flow Through Crisis - GrowthForce

Kariesha Martinez interviews Stephen King, CEO and President of GrowthForce. They discuss how to manage cashflow in crisis with their 5-Step Framework. Managing Cash Flow Through Times of Crisis - Having successfully navigated five recessions as an entrepreneur and fundraiser, Stephen knows how t…
43min

216:(news) $61k for a tent and what $1.9T stimulus means for nonprofits

Whole Whale discusses current nonprofit news from NonprofitNewsFeed.com   $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Passes With Expansion Of Unemployment Benefits And PPP The Biden administration’s new COVID Relief bill has passed the House and Senate, clearing the way for approval of an  expansive new bill…
19min

215:(news) Are billionaire gifts really gifts, and how nonprofits may be the future of news.

WholeWhale.com Hosts Kariesha and Nick discuss the week in nonprofits to kick off March.    CEO Calls Billionaire Philanthropy A ‘PR Scam.’ Dan Price, founder and CEO of credit-card payment company Gravity Payments, says that billionaire philanthropists who donate lots of money in return for…
15min

214:(news) Nonprofit Revenge Giving for Rush Limbaugh & Nonprofit Job Trends

Hosts Kariesha and Nick discuss nonprofit news highlights from 2/22/2021.    Revenge is a powerful emotion when used for giving and forgiving?      Viral Fundraiser Highlights Real Impact of Revenge Giving Rage giving is all the rage. When Tommy Marcus, a 25-year-old University of Michigan g…
17min

213: (news)GoFundMe Charity shutting down, CEOs resigned and removed

Nonprofit News Summary from NonprofitNewsFeed.com   Hosts Nick, Kariesha, and George from WholeWhale.com discuss a week in nonprofit news.    GoFundMe Charity is being shut down GoFundMe Charity will end support for third-party integrations and the public Application Programming Interface …
13min

212: (news) Abuse At Homeless Shelter, Racketeering, and Puppy Bowl helps shelters

Weekly nonprofit new summary with hosts Kariesha and Nick from Whole Whale, a social impact digital agency .     More info on how donor-advised funds work from our podcast.     Reminder: just because an organization is a 501c3, doesn't mean it is scandal-free.    New York Times Reporti…
14min

211: (news) Nonprofit Job losses, Giving Blck and Money making mittens

NonprofitNewsFeed.com  Hosts Kariesha and George talk through the top Nonprofit industry stories of 2/1/2021   Nonprofit Sector Still Seeing Net Loss of Nearly 1 Million Jobs The Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies has released a new report that shows that nonprofit employment i…
10min

210: Human-centered Design - teenyBIG

How do you strike the balance between  qualitative data and quantitative data for your marketing efforts? This week on the pod, we talk with Emily Taylor, Principal of teenyBIG, about how she defines human centered design and striking the balance between qualitative and quantitative data to make su…
37min

209: Giving Tuesday results, Coercive Control language - NonprofitNewsFeed.com

This week on the podcast we talk about the most recent nonprofit news for the week of 1/25/2021.  Whole Whale has created a weekly newsletter and article board for people in the industry interested in staying up-to-date with the sector's most important news. Pulling from over 100 sources, Nonpro…
17min

208: How to Make Meaningful Media Content - FirstStage.org

Host Kariesha Martinez interviews Antonio L. Davis, Jr.  Digital Marketing & Content Manager  of FirstStage.org . Organic social can feel like the unsung hero of audience engagement. It feels almost random what content works and what doesn't. This week on the pod, we talk with Antonio Davis about …
39min

207: Flexible Work and Job Sharing Strategy - Marathon Kids

Host Kariesha Martinez interviews Cami Hawkins, CEO of Austin-based non-profit, Marathon Kids , to talk about her experience creating a flexible workspace and how other organizations can implement one for their employees.  Cami discusses: Job share: For increased flexibility, Cami has hired …
45min

206: The V-Shaped Volunteering Outlook - VolunteerMatch

Our guest Greg Baldwin, CEO of VolunteerMatch discusses the historical drop in volunteering in 2020. Overnight listings and attendance to in-person volunteering events fell off a cliff as stay-at-home orders rolled across the country in March. VolunteerMatch has released Quarterly updates on the s…
33min

205: Building Small Homes for the Holidays - Smalltimore Homes

Host Kariesha Martinez interviews LaQuida Chancey, the founder of Smalltimore Homes . Baltimore, like many cities, struggle with housing insecurity which has been made even more dangerous during COVID and now the winter. LaQuida's solution is simple: build homes, small ones. These micro-shelters …
36min

204: Spotify Ideas for Social Impact

Kariesha Martinez and George Weiner exchange ideas for using Spotify playlists to increase the impact of nonprofits. Public playlists can be completely customized and embedded on websites and across social. This medium can be used to thank donors, motivate volunteers or even educate stakeholders. T…
19min

Whole Whale Holiday Playlist

A quick fun holiday intro for our seasonal holiday Spotify playlist. Enjoy:   https://wholewhale.com/playlist
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