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060 – Giving Circles and Collective Philanthropy with Sara Lomelin

June 1, 2023 Episode #60: Giving Circles and Collective Philanthropy with Sara Lomelin In today's episode, Tobi interviews Sara Lomelin who is an expert in Giving Circles and collective philanthropy. Here at VolunteerPro, we're also very interested in doing that when it comes to community engagement, [...]

059 – 6 Must Have Strategies to Recruit Volunteers Using Your Website

May 25, 2023 Episode #059: 6 Must Have Strategies to Recruit Volunteers Using Your Website In today's episode, Tobi talks about how to improve your recruiting volunteers on your website. Tobi worked with many coaching clients around their volunteer recruitment strategies, and she have taken a [...]

058 – Innovative Models in Volunteerism Research with Lucas Meijs

May 18, 2023 Episode #058: Innovative Models in Volunteerism Research with Lucas Meijs In today's episode, Tobi interviews Lucas Meijs about innovative models in volunteerism research. Lucas has been writing about and researching volunteerism for three decades. The discussion revolves around the idea that articles about [...]

057 – The Compassionate Instinct & Bringing Wonder Back to Work with Dacher Keltner

May 11, 2023 Episode #057: The Compassionate Instinct & Bringing Wonder Back to Work with Dacher Keltner In today's episode, Tobi features Dacher Keltner and discusses the compassionate instinct, bringing wonder and awe back into our lives, and becoming more resilient. Dacher Keltner is a professor [...]

056 – The Role of Voluntarism & Volunteerism in America with Elisabeth Clemens

May 4, 2023 Episode #056: The Role of Voluntarism & Volunteerism in America with Elisabeth Clemens In today's episode, Tobi interviews Dr. Elisabeth Clemens from University of Chicago who is an expert in how volunteerism sits and civic society sits in building our nation here in [...]

053 – Promoting a Healthy Workplace Culture for Volunteers with Marianne Chance

April 16, 2023 Episode #053: Promoting a Healthy Workplace Culture for Volunteers with Marianne Chance In today's episode, we are going to be talking with Marianne Chance about promoting a healthy workplace culture for volunteers, not only for volunteers, but in our nonprofits in general. Marianne [...]

Announcing: Our New Nonprofit Podcast!

Announcing: Our New Nonprofit Podcast! Wave goodbye to our Tobi Johnson and Associates blog and say hello to our new nonprofit podcast, Volunteer Nation! After literally years of planning (and procrastination), the my newest is finally ready for primetime. You may have already been listening to my Time + Talent Podcast with Jennifer Bennett [...]

How to Thrive in Changing Times: Two Key Shifts to Make in Your in Nonprofit Management 

How to Thrive in Changing Times: Two Key Shifts to Make in Your Nonprofit Management  We rarely think specifically about how we lead as nonprofit management professionals.    Our management models are as invisible to us as our own breathing.    The way we choose to manage and support our teams is either inadvertent or unconscious -- we manage [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:10-05:00January 27th, 2022|Volunteer Impact|1 Comment

How to Secure Funding for Your Volunteer Programs

How to Secure Funding for Your Volunteer Programs   We often get questions about where to find grant funding for volunteer programs.   After all, while volunteers may work for “free,” engaging and supporting them is not.  Despite this reality, grant funding that is directly earmarked for volunteer services is uncommon. With the notable exceptions of the Leighty Foundation and [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:13-05:00December 16th, 2021|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments
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