LandingPage_HeroImage

1200x1200_TuneIn_2

Our Heart of Giving Podcast fosters an atmosphere of benevolence and service through showcasing stories of active donors who have a passion for giving, making a difference, and inspiring others. We feature dialogues with the power to strengthen our understanding of generosity and the transformative impact that giving has on the human spirit and our society as a whole. By highlighting these narratives, we're able to gain in-depth insights into the motivations that form the basis of giving and service.

We know that just like individuals, generosity and service comes in many shapes and sizes. Our guest list includes leaders of philanthropic institutions, government figures, affluent individuals, and others who have carved their own path to better their communities and the world.

Listen in to learn about strategies and tools to help you make impactful gifts of your time, your dollar, and your heart. From stories that inspire to conversations rooted in charity, The Heart of Giving podcast speaks to our desire to contribute unselfishly and commit ourselves to doing good.

You can stream our podcast at https://heartgiving.podbean.com/ or on major podcast platforms such as Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Alexa, and more.

 

WGA-Podcast-Social-HeleneGayle-420x300

Minding the Gap for Better Future

As our country rages war on both our health and racial crises, we search for where to go from here. The Chicago Community Trust progresses forward in changing the narrative of our underserved and overlooked communities. The President & CEO of the organization, Dr. Helene Gayle, joins us on this first episode for a timely discussion. Tune in and don't miss her insights and advice.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-Social-Allenhardt-Part1_Website-420x300

Maintaining Roots in the Ethos of Giving

Since childhood when his mother taught him that you make a difference in the world by helping others the “philanthropic ethos” has been a guiding principle in all areas of Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt’s life. Tune in to this The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to learn about the impact that having roots in service and giving can leave.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-Social-Allenhardt-Part2_Website-420x300

Service to a Higher Calling

"Bloom, wherever you are." This timeless advice was given to Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt by his mother. They have become words that ignited his drive to serve others and a legacy he has handed to the generation behind him. Listen to his The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to understand what it means to be called to serve.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-RisingProfessionals_Website-420x300-v2

Rising Professionals Pursue Philanthropic Missions

Sianni Cabello, Jayson Council, and Rachel Liu are three rising professionals who have each paved their own trail in career-paths centered around diversity and inclusion. Using their own experiences as a framework, they explore why it’s important to emphasize, inspire, and remind people of the art of giving. Check out this episode of The Heart of Giving Podcast to find out why they think you are never too young to start living a life of service.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-NancyBrown_Website-420x300

Creating a Culture of Health

"Our mission statement now reads to be a relentless force for a world of longer and healthier lives." Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association, joins us for a discussion about their work to help us live longer and healthier lives. Listen to her The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to learn about this country's largest voluntary health organization.

 

 

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-AngelaKim_Website-420x300

Fulfilling a Childhood Commitment to Give Back

When she was in high school, Angela Kim, Director, Finance and Operations at Academy of Hope Adult PCS, committed herself to serving later in life. Years later, she decided to leave her career in corporate America to switch to the nonprofit world. Listen in to her The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to find out what motivated her to make this inspirational, life-changing, decision!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-JudyBelk_Part1_Website-420x300

Redefining What it Means to be a Philanthropist

President and CEO of the California Wellness Foundation Judy Belk provides insight into the inspiration behind her goal "to do a narrative change" about what a philanthropist is. Tune in to her The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to find how philanthropic experiences impacted her upbringing and inspired the work she does today.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-JudyBelk_Part2_Website_420x300

Time to Renew the Lens of Philanthropy

“I think there's a lot of work to be done even in the field of philanthropy.” In the second of a two-part discussion, Judy Belk explores the importance of looking at philanthropic work in a way that reflects the changing demographics of this country. Listen in for more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-BennettWeiner_Part1_Website_420x300

Wise Giving Decisions Create Impactful Gifts

"You have to use your head as well as your heart when you're making these giving decisions." BBB Wise Giving Alliance's Chief Operating Officer Bennett Weiner joins us for the first of a two-part discussion about giving. Listen in for must-hear insight about making wise giving decisions!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-BennettWeiner_Part2_Website-420x300

Exploring the Layers of Charity Accountability

BBB Wise Giving Alliance's Chief Operating Officer Bennett Weiner joins us for the second of a two-part dialogue on charity accountability and wise giving. Tune in for more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-GiveSafely_Website-420x300

GiveSafely.io Protects Data and Rewards Generosity

GiveSafely.io is a unique, innovative platform that enhances the trust between donors and charities. In this week's The Heart of Giving Podcast episode, Elizabeth Mong AKA The CryptoWoman, Board Member, BBB Wise Giving Alliance, and Ezra Vazquez - D'Amico, Manager, GiveSafely.io at BBB Wise Giving Alliance provide insight into its mission and the technology it uses. Check out their episode to learn more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-Elvia_Website-420x300

Cultivating Philanthropic Connections Through Trust

“There is an opportunity here to keep building trust, and therefore engagement.” Elvia Castro, Manager, Regional Charity Reporting at BBB Wise Giving Alliance joins us for an engaging dialogue on the important work being done to help donors and charities appreciate how people feel about the trustworthiness of charities. Listen in for more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-KevinWashington_Website-420x300

Impactful Leadership Inspires Community Growth

Kevin Washington, President and CEO of YMCA of the USA, joins us for an engaging conversation about how his childhood involvement with the Y and the generosity others provided him impacted his life and has stayed with him to this day. His understanding, knowledge, and first-hand experiences with the lasting impact philanthropy can have on individuals is truly inspirational. Tune in for more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-FrancesWolf_Website-420x300

Unlocking the Power of Education

Frances Donnelly Wolf, First Lady of Pennsylvania, joins us for the first of a two-part conversation about her passion for philanthropy and enthusiasm for education. Listen in to learn about her life of service, especially as it relates to her career and early life!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-FrancesWolf-Part2_Website-420x300

Sparking Change Through Creativity and Activism

In the second of a two-part conversation, the First Lady of Pennsylvania, Frances Donnelly Wolf talks about her volunteer work, her interest in art serving society, and her activism for incarcerated women. Tune in for more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-BillNovelli_Website-420x300

Generating Impact by Pursuing Work with Social Relevance

“I had a problem... I couldn’t find any social relevance in my work.” In this inspirational episode, Bill Novelli, Professor and Founder of the Business for Impact Center in Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, talks about why he left a public relations firm he helped found to live a life of social impact. Listen in for more!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-JoanFallon_Website-420x300

Making a Difference with Business and Volunteer Efforts

Founder and CEO of Curemark, Dr. Joan Fallon's life intersects with social good from how she volunteers her time and skills, donates her money, and through her business ventures. Tune in to this The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to learn about the incredible impact she's made through her philanthropic efforts.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-AshleighAxios_Website-420x300

Employing Design to Produce Social Change

Chief Experience Officer and Partner at Coforma Ashleigh Axios joins The Heart of Giving Podcast for a conversation about the power of design to shape our perceptions of people, institutions, and causes. Listen in to this engaging episode for insights on how design can be used to create social good.

Listen Now

Read the Transcript

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-DavidEisner_Website-420x300

Bridging Differences Through Meaningful Dialogues

“By listening to and engaging in dialogue, there is no need to compromise values.” President and CEO of Convergence, David Eisner, has created impact in the business, government, and nonprofit arenas. Listen in to this episode to hear the various ways David has helped bridge differences during his life of service.

Listen Now

Read the Transcript

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-CarenYanis_Website-420x300

Guiding Donors Through the Philanthropic Landscape

“The first question is: what change do you want to see in the world?" On this episode of The Heart of Giving Podcast, Caren Yanis, principal of Croland Consulting and Former Executive Director of the Oprah Winfrey Foundations, joins us for a discussion about philanthropic advising and arts organizations. Tune in to hear her insights!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-CheriseHamblin_Website-420x300

Increasing Diversity in Medicine Benefits Health Outcomes

The Founder of Patients R Waiting, a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating health disparities by increasing diversity in medicine, Dr. Cherise Hamblin joins us for an engaging conversation about diversity in medicine. Listen in to this The Heart of Giving Podcast episode to find out how you can grow, learn, and get involved with helping accomplish health equity.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-DanCardinali_Website-420x300

Identifying the Need for a More Inclusive Civil Society


Dan Cardinali
, president and CEO of Independent Sector, joins The Heart of Giving Podcast for a conversation about the work of Independent Sector and his recent memo that calls us to look for inclusion over sectarianism. Tune in for this engaging conversation about civil society, and the importance of placing more focus on the notion of inclusion.

Listen Now

 

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-LeslieBurr_Website-420x300

Inspiring Social Change Through Music (Part 1)

Composer, flutist, and Executive Director of Opera North Inc. Leslie Burrs career demonstrates how art, specifically music, can be used to inspire social change. Listen in to this episode to find out how he has used music to bring attention to injustices, provide trust that we'll overcome them, and motivate individuals to take action.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-AndreHughes_Website-420x300(B)

Propelling Social Good by Empowering Others

“There are so many people and organizations that you need [to do good], so a spirit of humility is crucial.” Andre Hughes, Social Entrepreneur, Powered by Action, shares his journey from his beginning in Chicago to helping corporations succeed, and now pursuing his third passion - giving back to society. Tune in to this episode for his great insights!

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-LeslieBurr(2)_Website-420x300

Inspiring Social Change Through Music (Part 2)


"Art had to get on with making a statement that would help represent, reflect, encourage thought to where we are in society at that given moment and for the future of the society.” -  In the second part of this two-part conversation, Leslie Burrs discusses how music is an important tool to engender long-lasting social change. Tune in today!

Listen Now

 

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-HenryTimms_Website-420x300

Charity and New Power

This week we are joined by Henry Timms, the President and CEO of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and the creator and co-founder of the #GivingTuesday movement. Tune in today to learn about his exceptional career during which he has focused on creating real change through a shared vision between nonprofits and donors.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-MeskyBrhane_Website-420x300

Leading Change in the Developing World

Our guest this week is Mesky Brhane, the Practice Manager for the Urban, Resilience and Land Global Practice in Africa (East) at the World Bank. Tune in to hear about her amazing work delivering support and aid to vulnerable populations in different parts of the world.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-KelleyBevis_Website-420x300

Pursuing Social Good Integrating Passion, Work, and Leisure


This week we speak with Kelley Bevis, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of A Cat's Life Rescue (ACLR), as she discusses the incredible work she is doing to provide a trap-neuter-return program, adoptions, and medical care for cats while she continues her great work as the General Counsel of BBB Wise Giving Alliance. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

Listen Now

 

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-JimManis_Website-420x300

The Power of Mobile Giving

In this week's episode, Jim Manis, the Founder of the Mobile Giving Foundation, shares his vision of using the mobile channel for charitable giving. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-DanPorterfield-420x300

Pathways to a Free, Just, and Equitable Society (Part 1)

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, Dan Porterfield, the President and CEO of The Aspen Institute, joins us for the first of a two-part conversation about his experience working in the field of education and how he has strived to create new opportunities by eliminating existing disparities in education. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-DanPorterfield-Part2-WEBSITE

Realizing a Free, Just, and Equitable Society (Part 2)


“Giving and service, along with learning and love, are the ingredients of fulfilled and happy lives.” In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we continue the conversation with Dan Porterfield, the President and CEO of The Aspen Institute, as he explains how he seeks to drive change by establishing a free, just, and equitable society through his global work at The Aspen Institute. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

Listen Now

 

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-LysaRatliff_WEBSITE

Building Safe Play Spaces For Our Children

Tune in to this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast to learn about the importance of equal access to safe play spaces for kids from the CEO of KABOOM!, Lysa Ratliff. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-SamCobbs_WEBSITE

Meet Sam Cobbs, The Grassroots Grantmaker

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we speak with Sam Cobbs, the President and CEO of the Tipping Point Community who is leading the way in improving lives in the Bay Area and charting a new path for philanthropic organizations with his inspiring work. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected]. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-SamCobbs_Website-420x300

Sam Cobbs, The Grassroots Grantmaker Part 2

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we continue our conversation with Sam Cobbs, the President and CEO of the Tipping Point Community who is leading the way in improving lives in the Bay Area and charting a new path for philanthropic organizations with his inspiring work.Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

Listen Now

WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-Ranjani-Saigal_WEBSITE

Dealing with the COVID Crisis in Rural India - Ranjani Saigal, Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, Ranjani Saigal, the Executive Director of the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation, discusses the shocking situation in India where people are struggling to survive a devastating second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic and she explains how Ekal is providing support to the rural areas of the country where help and resources are limited. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW


WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-HilaryPennington-Website-v2

Rebalancing the Grantmaker-Grantee Power Dynamic to Achieve A More Just and Equitable World

In this week's episode, our guest is one of the most respected philanthropic leaders of our nation, Hilary Pennington, the Executive Vice President of Programs, Ford Foundation. Tune in to learn about the Ford Foundation's work to create justice, bridge ideological gaps, and rebuild the foundation-grantee relationship.Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

 

LISTEN NOW


WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-BobJohansen_Website-420x300

Forces Impacting the Future of Philanthropy: Part 1

Tune in now to listen to part 1 of our fascinating conversation with Bob Johansen, a Distinguished Fellow with the Institute for the Future in Silicon Valley who has spent more than 30 years helping organizations around the world prepare for and shape the future. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW


WGA-Podcast-SOCIAL-BobJohansen_Website-420x300

Forces Impacting the Future of Philanthropy: Part 2

We continue our conversation about the future of philanthropy with Bob Johansen in this week's exciting new episode. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.  

LISTEN NOW


Pratichi Shah Website-420x300

Shaping Organizational Culture for High Performance - Pratichi Shah Part 1

This week, our guest is Pratichi Shah, an HR strategist and thought leader and the CEO of Flourish Talent Management Solutions, a firm focused on increasing impact through talent strategy development, organizational development; and coaching for emerging leaders. She is also currently serving on the  Board of  Directors for the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW


Pratichi Shah_Heart of Giving Podcast

Shaping Organizational Culture for High Performance - Pratichi Shah Part 2

In this week's episode, join us as we continue the conversation on organizational culture with Pratichi Shah, the Founder and CEO of Flourish Talent Management Solutions. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW


Duke Dang Website-420x300

Examining the Impact of Works and Process at the Guggenheim Museum with Duke Dang

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we have a fascinating conversation with Duke Dang, General Manager, Works & Process at The Guggenheim Museum. Tune in now! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

 

LISTEN NOW


Small Acts of Generosity Heart of Giving Podcast

Small Acts of Generosity

In this week's episode, our guests demonstrate that while it might not always be possible to impact others' lives at a massive scale without the support of a big organization, sometimes all it takes is a small act of generosity to make small but significant changes around them. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

 

LISTEN NOW

 


Kari_Susan_Heartofgiving_podcast

The Power of Collaboration

In this week's episode, our guests are Kari Luther Rosbeck, President and CEO, TSC Alliance and Susan E. Sherman, MHA Executive Director & CEO, The LAM Foundation. We talk about rare diseases, what motivates these leaders to work in this field, and a lot more. Tune in now! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Serving the Community Through Art with Eduardo Vilaro

Serving the Community Through Art with Eduardo Vilaro

Our guest this week is Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispànico in New York City. Eduardo shares his journey from childhood Cuban immigrant in the Bronx to a leader and innovator in high-end performing arts. He also discusses his efforts to expand and diversify both his performers and audience while adapting a classical dance genre to 21st-century tastes and politics. Tune in now!

LISTEN NOW

Serving the Community Through Art with Eduardo Vilaro

How A Personal Health Crisis Inspired Charity

In this episode, Dr. Carylynn Larson, Founder of Rock Recovery, discusses her personal journey and inspiring story of overcoming incredible obstacles and learning from her experiences. Rock Recovery is an organization dedicated to bridging gaps in eating-disorder treatment. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

 

LISTEN NOW


Happy 1st Anniversary - Highlights Episode Part 1

Happy 1st Anniversary - Highlights Episode Part 1 

We are celebrating our 1st anniversary by taking a walk down memory lane! In this special highlights episode, we revisit some of our most memorable episodes to learn about what drove our esteemed guests to a career of service and giving. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

 

LISTEN NOW


Afghanistan - A Charitable Response

Afghanistan - A Charitable Response 

The recent withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has thrown the country into a sudden transition and as we continue to monitor the situation there, we talk to No One Left Behind to get a better sense of the American philanthropic response to this crisis. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

 


Happy 1st Anniversary - Highlights Episode Part 2

Happy 1st Anniversary - Highlights Episode Part 2

We are celebrating our 1st anniversary by taking a walk down memory lane! In this special highlights episode, we revisit some of our most memorable episodes to learn about what drove our esteemed guests to a career of service and giving. This is part two of a two-part episode. Tune in now! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.  

LISTEN NOW

 


Tackling Education for Students of Color

Tackling Education for Students of Color

In this week's episode, we chat with Stacy E. Holland, Executive Director of the Philadelphia School Partnership. Stacy talks about how she has dedicated her career to ensuring that Philadelphia’s young people have access to the academic, career, and support services they need to build bright futures. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

Back to School

Back to School Special - Our Guests Share Their Thoughts on Education

This week on the Heart of Giving Podcast, we are celebrating back-to-school with a throwback episode with excerpts from former esteemed guests on education, their journey in the field of education, their efforts to improve education, and their hopes for the future of education in this country. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

Back-to-school education podcast

Taking Ownership for Educating Underserved Youth

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we continue our series on education with our next guest, Aaron Bass, CEO of EastSide Charter School. During his tenure, EastSide has outperformed the state in growth on the state assessment. We talk to him about educating young people in poor and disadvantaged situations who are affected by the lack of proper resources and disproportionate access.

LISTEN NOW

Cannabis Mogul

Cannabis Business Mogul Gives Back: A Conversation with Peter Kadens

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we chat with Peter Kadens and learn about how he is using the wealth that he made in the cannabis business for social good by providing financial support to students from underserved communities to bring about multi-generational change. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

Tracy Impact Investing

Impact Investing 101

In this week's episode, we learn about "Impact Investing" from Tracy Palandjian, the CEO and Co-Founder of Social Finance, a national impact finance and advisory nonprofit that builds innovative partnerships and investments to measurably improve lives. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.  

LISTEN NOW

Cindy Lott Podcast

Cindy Lott’s Passion for Preparing Leaders for Mission-Based Work

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, our guest Cindy Lott discusses the growing need and importance of educating the future leaders in the non-profit sector and the options available to make sure that our sector is in capable hands to face future challenges. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

Karen Osborne

How to Raise Millions - With Novelist and Consultant Karen E. Osborne

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, our guest, Karen Osborne, talks about her career as a development professional, educator, and author, lessons learned in the course of her job, and much more! Tune in now! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

Matt Eshleham

Cybersecurity Basics with Matt Eshleman

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and in this episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we talk all things cybersecurity with Matthew Eshleman, Chief Technology Officer at Community IT. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes. 

LISTEN NOW

Hannah Allen

Interview with Hannah Allen of E3 Alliance: Employers Ending Exploitation

In this week's episode, our guest Hannah Allen talks about the significant work she is doing as the Chief Program Officer of the E3 Alliance which is a collaborative of businesses, government, and nonprofits all working together to eradicate sex trafficking in San Diego. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Mike Linnington

Serving our Veterans with Michael Linnington

This week we celebrate Veterans Day by interviewing the CEO of the Wounded Warrior Project, Michael Linnington, who brings 35 years of military experience to this organization that helps veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military. Tune in now to catch this veterans day special episode! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Marc Morial

Carrying on the Struggle for Civil Rights

In this week's episode, our esteemed guest is the former Mayor of New Orleans and the current President of the National Urban League, Marc Morial. We talk to Marc about his long and illustrious career as an American political and civil leader and learn about what motivates him. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Roger Daltrey - The Who

Rock Legend Roger Daltrey Supports Teens Battling Cancer

In this week's episode, we interview music icon Roger Daltrey,  founder and frontman of the English rock band, The Who. We talk about his inspiring music and his deep commitment to raising awareness about teen cancer in the U.S. through the organization that he helped establish, Teen Cancer America. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Asha Curran GivingTuesday

Kicking off the Giving Season with Asha Curran, CEO, GivingTuesday

This week, our guest is none other than Asha Curran, CEO of GivingTuesday. We chat with Asha about her expectations for the day and how she sees the evolution of GivingTuesday from a movement to an institution. Asha provides a firsthand account of how the day became a global phenomenon. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Nick Tedesco

Nick Tedesco on Families and Philanthropy

In this week's episode, we interview Nicholas (Nick) Tedesco, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP), about the work he does to educate families to be effective philanthropists. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Asahi Pompey

A Glimpse into Corporate Philanthropy with Asahi Pompey

This week on the Heart of Giving Podcast, we interview Asahi Pompey, Global Head of Corporate Engagement and President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation.  We discuss contemporary Corporate Social Responsibility and Goldman Sachs as a case. We also talk about the implications of the One Million Black Women initiative undertaken by Goldman Sachs. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Crypto Giving Block

Empowering the Crypto Charity Donation Channel with Pat Duffy

In this week's episode, we interview Pat Duffy, Co-founder, The Giving Block. The Giving Block is a platform that enables nonprofits to accept cryptocurrency donations and works directly with crypto companies and users to donate to their favorite causes. Pat shares his journey from the non-profit and consulting sector into crypto and talks about some of the trends that he’s been seeing. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Beth and Allison - Smart Nonprofits

 

The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in An Automated World

In this week's episode, we discuss the upcoming book by authors Allison Fine and Beth Kanter, "The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in An Automated World". The book focuses on how the rise of "Smart Tech" has led to a shift of power away from people and it aims to help organizational leaders understand when and how to use the technology ethically and responsibly in order to become “Smart Nonprofits." Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

2022 Review

 

Looking Forward to 2022

In this week's episode, we will review the past year with our host, Art Taylor, to look for signals and trends that might give us an indication of what to expect in 2022. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at hearto[email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Una Osili

 

Who Gives to Charity? With Una Osili

This week, our guest is Dr. Una Osili, the Associate Dean of Research and International Programs at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.  Among other responsibilities, she leads the Giving USA Research.  She joins us to shed more light on some of the themes we discussed in last week’s episode where we reviewed emerging trends and discussed our ideas for the coming year. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Sean Davis

 

Engaging Corporations in Social Good with Sean Davis

In this week's episode, we chat with Sean Davis, CEO of Merton Capital Partners, who makes a compelling argument that starting with Giving Pledge billionaires who are struggling to deploy their charitable assets, firms like his could be conduits to investments in corporations that can use those funds on massive projects to solve homelessness, lack of clean water, education and more. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Michael Clinton

 

Making Transition to Charity Work with Michael Clinton

In this week's episode, our guest is Michael Clinton, the author of the bestseller "Roar: into the second half of your life". We discuss his book and learn about how a person can take meaningful action to lead a purposeful life. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Tom Bognanno

 

Creating Health Equity with Thomas Bognanno

In this week's episode, our guest is the President & CEO of CHC: Creating Healthier Communities. CHC brings communities, nonprofits, and businesses together around a shared commitment to better health and wellbeing. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Fundraising Tips Podcast

 

How Consultants Boost Fundraising Efforts with Barbara O’Reilly

In this week's episode, our guest is Barbara O'Reilly, Principal, Windmill Hill Consulting. We discuss fundraising, specifically how an organization can go about selecting a consultant to help with their fundraising efforts and we also discuss some interesting fundraising strategies. If you are a fundraising professional, this episode is for you so tune in now! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

     LISTEN NOW

Victor Valentine

 

The Value of Joining Forces with Victor Valentine

In today's episode, our guest is the CEO of the National Human Services Assembly, Victor Valentine. We discuss nonprofit infrastructures, especially organizations like the National Human Services Assembly, which provide collective leadership to shape national human service strategies and are critical for the success of the human service sector. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

 LISTEN NOW

Eva Aldrich - Fundraising CFRE

 

What it Means to be a Professional Fundraiser with Eva Aldrich

In this week's episode, our guest is Eva Aldrich, the President and CEO of CFRE International. CFRE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a trustworthy certification process for fundraising professionals. We discuss the value of the work that CFRE is doing in the world of organized philanthropy and learn more about Eva's work. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Marc

 

The Role of Nonprofit Lending Institutions with Marc Rand

In this week's episode, our guest is Marc Rand, the Executive Director of American Nonprofits. American Nonprofits is an organization run by nonprofit sector leaders to serve as a platform to address issues of finance, credit, strategy, and accountability. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

LAuren

 

Goodwill’s Lauren Lawson-Zilai on the Power of Communication

In this week's episode, our guest is Lauren Lawson-Zilai, external communications executive for Goodwill Industries International. In this episode, we cover the importance of communication in the charity space and discuss Lauren's career where she utilizes marketing and communications to drive social change and impact and elevate the brand awareness of mission-driven nonprofit organizations. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

SARAH WELCh

 

The Behavioral Science of Giving with Sarah Welch

In this week's episode, our guest is Sarah Welch, Vice President, ideas42. We talk about what got her interested in behavioral science to understand and improve the design of programs and policies and discuss how ideas42's work is geared towards creating social impact using behavioral science. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Ukraine tips Podcast (420 × 300 px)

 

Ukraine Relief Giving Tips with Art Taylor

In this week's episode, BBB Wise Giving Alliance CEO and Host of the Heart of Giving Podcast, Art Taylor, will share some valuable giving tips to help you make wise giving decisions to help with the ongoing relief efforts in Ukraine. We also feature interviews with 5 of our accredited charities Mercy Corps, Americares, GlobalGiving, MAP International, and USA for UNHCR who were interviewed to discuss their relief efforts in Ukraine. 

Tips for Ukraine Charity relief: https://www.give.org/ukraine-charity-relief-tips

YouTube Interviews: https://bit.ly/35o1fF4

LISTEN NOW

Bob Kitchen - International Rescue Committee

 

Ukraine Relief Efforts - Interview with Bob Kitchen, VP, Emergencies and Humanitarian Action at International Rescue Committee

In this week's episode, we continue to focus on the war in Ukraine and the resulting humanitarian crisis in the region. Our guest, Bob Kitchen, is the VP of Emergencies and Humanitarian Action at the International Rescue Committee. tune in now to learn more about IRC's efforts in the area and what more needs to be done to help those in need. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Matt Lawlor Ceca Foundation

 

Recognizing the Importance of Caregivers

In this week's episode, we interview the Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Ceca Foundation, Matthew Lawlor. We talk about the caregiving industry, the challenges being faced by caregivers in the healthcare communities, and the impact that Ceca is making to improve the situation. 

Learn more about their work here: https://cecafoundation.org/

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

New York Ballet Theatre

 

Dancing for Social Good

In this week's episode, our guest is Diana Byer, the Founder of the New York Theatre Ballet. Diana talks to us about how she has changed the lives of many at-risk children in New York City through the power of dance. Her LIFT program is the subject of an upcoming film that will soon be premiered at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Victoria Vrana, Gates Foundation

 

Supporting Generosity and the Nonprofit Infrastructure with Victoria Vrana, Gates Foundation

In this week's episode, our guest is Victoria Vrana, Deputy Director, Philanthropic Partnerships Connect, Gates Foundation. Victoria leads the Giving Ecosystems and Giving By All work for the Philanthropic Partnership team, including initiatives that focus on policy, data, and infrastructure and efforts to encourage every day giving in the U.S., China, India, and the Middle East. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Teacher Appreciation Week


Supporting Our Teachers

In this week's episode, we go back to our archives where we talk to guests who are contributing or have contributed to the education of young people. Through these clips, we demonstrate the power of philanthropy in assisting teachers. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Natalie Jaresco


Philanthropic Support for Ukraine

In this week's episode, we talk with Natalie Jaresko, former Finance Minister in Ukraine, about the outpouring of philanthropic support during the humanitarian crisis that is ongoing. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Frank E. Crump


Community Lending - Changing the Paradigm

In this week's episode, our guest is Frank E. Crump, the Founder, President, and CEO of UPI Loan Fund which provides loans and behavioral financial wellness services to underserved communities. Tune in now to learn more about their work! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Olivia Updated


Teaching Generosity to a New Generation

In today's episode, our guests are Betsy Peterson and Olivia Henry Harris from the Council of Michigan Foundations. We discuss their programs aimed at educating younger people on the power of giving and teaching them to be grantmakers. Listen now to learn more! Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Memorial Day Podcast


Memorial Day Tribute to Service

Our Memorial Day special episode features interviews with individuals who represent organizations that honor and support those who have sacrificed so much to make this world a safer place. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Elvia DEI


Does DEI Drive Public Trust in Charities?

In this week's episode, we chat with our very own Elvia Castro about the latest Give.org Special Donor Trust Report: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This report explores whether donors value DEI in charities, whether DEI is a meaningful consideration in the giving process, and how different demographic groups differ in their preferences.

You can find the report here - https://give.org/give.org-donor-trust-report

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Taste of HOG Podcast


A Taste of the Heart of Giving Podcast

In this week's episode, we look back and explore some of our past episodes to find out what motivated some of our esteemed guests to embark on their philanthropic journey and the early experiences that made a mark and inspired them along the way.

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.
 

Toys for Tots


More Than Toys for Tots

In this week's episode, our guest is Lieutenant General James B. Laster, President and CEO, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. We talk to him about the work being done by Toys for Tots and their expanded services.

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.


Brandon Wolf Pride Month Episode


Beyond Pride Month with Brandon Wolf, Equality Florida

In this week's episode, we are closing out Pride Month with an interview with Brandon Wolf who is a nationally recognized LGBTQ civil rights advocate, leader in the movement to end gun violence in America, and survivor of the 2016 shooting at Pulse Nightclub. Brandon is the Press Secretary at the BBB's Give.org accredited charity - Equality Florida. Equality Florida is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida's LGBTQ community.

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.


Dominic Kalms


Borrowing Interest-Free to Increase Charitable Donations

 

In this week's episode, our guest is Dominic Kalms, the CEO and Co-Founder of B Generous, a platform that allows donors to donate to non-profit organizations without stress by allowing them to pay over time, without any interest or fees. Tune in to learn more!

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

 

Podcast Philanthropy Nonprofit


Civics Education in Practice with Generation Citizen’s Elizabeth Clay Roy

In this week's episode, our guest is Elizabeth Clay Roy. Elizabeth is a pro-democracy changemaker, and the CEO of Generation Citizen, which partners with schools to provide 6th-12th grade students with the knowledge and skills they need to actively participate in our democracy.

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Taylor Hebble


Committed to Haiti with Taylor Hebble

In this week's episode, we interview Taylor Hebble, a brand management & social impact professional specializing in public relations, campaign strategy, and community engagement. She is the Chief Marketing Officer at Hope for Haiti and is the creator of the organization's flagship #HikeforHaiti campaign. 

Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.


LISTEN NOW

 

Kimberly Bryant


Creating Paths for Black Girls to Succeed in Tech

In this week's episode, our guest is Kimberly Bryant, the Founder of Black Girls CODE, a non-profit organization dedicated to “changing the face of technology” by introducing girls of color (ages 7-17) to the
field of technology and computer science with a concentration on entrepreneurial concepts. Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

 

Angela Williams United Way


Angela Williams and a New Day at United Way

In this episode, our guest is Angela Williams, the President and CEO of United Way Worldwide. With more than 30 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit and corporate sectors and named to Forbes’ 2021 List of Women 50 Over 50 Creating Social Change at Scale, Williams brings a long history of purpose-driven work to her role at United Way. 
Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

 

Roger Craver


Direct Mail Fundraising with a Pioneer, Roger Craver

In this week's episode, our guest is Roger Craver, an American fundraiser and campaigner for progressive causes. He is the co-founder of The Hotline, a bipartisan online briefing on American politics, and the editor of TheAgitator.net.
Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW

Cherie


Cherie Harder Heads The Trinity Forum - Helping Leaders Think, Work, and Lead Wisely

 

In this week's episode, our guest is Cherie Harder, the President of the Trinity Forum. The Trinity Forum (www.ttf.org) works to create space and resources for leaders to reflect on and discuss life’s biggest questions in the context of faith. A full list of their recent programs can be found here: https://www.ttf.org/video/

LISTEN NOW

Powerful Black Women Giving Back - Part 1


Powerful Black Women Giving Back - Part 1

This is Part 1 of our new Powerful Black Women Giving Back series. This week we feature clips from our previous interviews with Judy Belk, CEO of California Wellness Foundation, Dr. Cherise Hamblin, OBGYN and Founder of Patients R Waiting, and Asahi Pompey, Goldman Sachs Partner and Head of Goldman Sachs Foundation.

LISTEN NOW

 

Powerful Black Women Giving Back - Part 2


Powerful Black Women Giving Back - Part 2

This is Part 2 of our new Powerful Black Women Giving Back series. This week we feature clips from our previous interviews with Dr. Helene Gayle, President of Spelman College, Dr. Una Osili, Associate Dean for Research and International Programs at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and Angela Williams, CEO of United Way Worldwide.

LISTEN NOW

PBW PART 3


Powerful Black Women Giving Back - Part 3

This week, for our 100th episode, we continue our Powerful Black Women Giving back series with Part 3 featuring Mesky Brhane, Practice Manager,  The World Bank, Lysa Ratliff, CEO of KABOOM!, and Elizabeth Clay Roy, CEO of Generation Citizen.

LISTEN NOW

Website-420x300-p4


Powerful Black Women Giving Back - Part 4

This is Part 4 of our Powerful Black Women Giving Back series. This week we feature clips from our previous interviews with Ashleigh Axios, Chief Experience Officer and Owner, Coforma, Dr. Stacy Holland, CEO Elevate 215, Karen E. Osborne, Novelist and Founder, The Osborne Group.

LISTEN NOW

 

Tim Kachuriak


The Business of Optimizing Fundraising

In this week's episode, our guest is Tim Kachuriak, the Founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab consultancy, and training institute that works with charities, nonprofits, and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity.

LISTEN NOW

Art Taylor Heart of Giving Podcast


My Weekend Celebrating Community Impact Makers

In this week's episode, we reflect on the history of the Heart of Giving Podcast and turn the focus on people doing impactful work in their communities, rather than talking about the work of big organizations. Listen now to learn more!
Have questions/comments/concerns? Email us at [email protected] Don't forget to subscribe and leave a comment on iTunes.

LISTEN NOW