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A Modern Nonprofit Podcast

A Modern Nonprofit Podcast

By Tosha Anderson
A Modern Nonprofit Podcast, powered by The Charity CFO, explores the most important business and culture topics in the nonprofit sector. Hosted by Tosha Anderson, each episode will feature an informative, lighthearted and insightful discussion about what’s trending in today’s organizations. This podcast is designed for nonprofit leaders and listeners alike, and we thank you for making this podcast part of your day!
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Episode 07: Starting Your Nonprofit Journey with Ellicia Davis
Are you interested in starting a nonprofit? Are you wondering what training, funding and resources can best help you start your nonprofit journey? What type of mission or cause are you most passionate about? This week, Ellicia Lanier joins A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. Ellicia is the founding Executive Director of Urban Sprouts, a diverse Reggio Emilia school focusing on early childhood education. There are many things to consider when you take the first step forward towards starting a nonprofit organization. Points like leadership, fundraising and mission statements are just starters! So, that's why you must listen to this insightful episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. 
January 25, 2021
Episode 6: Nonprofit Governance with Kiesha Davis
Understanding the mechanics of the mission should be your ultimate goal as a nonprofit leader. Thinking about responsibilities, open communication and holding others accountable are just some of the points discussed by Deaconess Foundation Director of Partnership & Capacity Building Kiesha Davis, who joins The Charity CFO Founder and nonprofit accountant Tosha Anderson in this week's episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. Subscribe and join the conversation in A Modern Nonprofit Facebook Group! 
January 18, 2021
Episode 5: Program Outcomes and Measuring The Effectiveness of the Work You Do with Sarah Buek
Many nonprofits are afraid to define and measure outcomes because the truth may reveal something a board member or nonprofit leader is afraid to know. While the work your nonprofit may do is hard to define, Sarah suggests many tips and tricks to help your organization find a method to measure your processes. Communicating your nonprofit's value and telling your story is so important in the world we live in. That's why you must understand how to report and measure your organization's processes. There is a lot of data at your fingertips, now it is time to learn how to gather, measure, and utilize it to help your non profit maximize its mission. Measuring the effectiveness of your organization is simple if you utilize program outcomes.
January 11, 2021
Episode 4: What to Look for when Hiring a Fundraising Professional with Linda B. Haley, CFRE
Is your nonprofit ready to hire a fundraising professional? Confused as to what a chief development officer really does? The answers to these questions, and more, are all answered in the latest episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. Powered by The Charity CFO, Tosha Anderson sits down with Linda B. Haley of Let's Build Hope to discuss exactly how an organization can increase efficiency and longevity in the development side. In this episode, the two discuss the hiring process, red flags within the development sector, how chief development officers and leaders can or should think strategically, when an organization should consider hiring a chief development officer, and tips for having a connection with donors. 
January 4, 2021
Episode 03: Preparing for a Not-For-Profit Audit with Jeanne Dee of Anders
Do I need to hire a CPA firm for my nonprofit? Why can't my finance person just take care of and publish my not-for-profit finance statements? Preparing for a not-for-profit audit is not something you should fear. In fact, this is why Jeanne Dee, a partner at Anders CPAs + Advisors, was this week's speaker on Episode 3 of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. Tosha Anderson's latest guest dove into the specifics of what a certified public accountant does. Additionally, Jeanne discusses the differences between a review versus an audit. Sometimes, different states have different expectations when it comes to the audit of a nonprofit. Nonprofit finances has a lot of standards that you must know! Fortunately, Jeanne highlights the types of expenses, fundings, and risk assessment process for not-for-profits. Plus, Jeanne explains the difference between procedures and policies. This distinction is important for having a good business mindset. Also, good documenting, risk assessment, and succession plans are points that auditors will want to consider. So, why should your charity consider an audit? Listen to the latest episode to learn more, all powered by The Charity CFO! 
December 17, 2020
Episode 2: Nonprofit Taxes and Avoiding Trouble with the IRS featuring Ben Golden of Golden Tax Relief
Tosha Anderson and A Modern Nonprofit Podcast are back! Powered by The Charity CFO, Episode 2 takes you - the listener- along on a journey where the two professionals discuss everything related to nonprofit tax compliance. Ben discusses the consequences that face nonprofits if they fail to submit the proper tax forms and reviews strategies that charity organizations can implement to avoid any legal trouble. Tosha inquires about the challenges within nonprofit accounting and for any organization that is starting in the nonprofit space, which Ben responds to by listing the most important forms you should be aware of when reporting your funds. That- and much more- is packed within this important, insightful episode. 
December 11, 2020
Episode 01: Diversity and Inclusion with Eileen McGhee of Veer Up
In the inaugural episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast, Tosha Anderson sits down with Veer Up founder & CEO Eileen McGhee to talk about diversity and inclusion in the nonprofit sector. They talk about the obstacles within hiring, how organizations can devote themselves to be more inclusive and  talk about the best strategies that ensure diversity is achieved within an organization as well as community. 
November 27, 2020