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  • How Curiosity Leads to Massive Donations with Corinne Lebrun

    You're in the wrong group of people if you're not congratulating each other on your victories or if you don't think yours will be. We are all on a time crunch. Get in touch with those who can help you. Your nonprofit can start concentrating on raising awareness of unspoken social […]

  • Corinne Lebrun: Preview

    You're in the wrong group of people if you're not congratulating each other on your victories or if you don't think yours will be. We are all on a time crunch. Get in touch with those who can help you. Your nonprofit can start concentrating on raising awareness of unspoken social […]

  • How do you Prepare Your Team to Succeed with Otis McGregor

    From the top down, everyone in your organization requires a periodic, if not daily, a reminder of vision, opportunity, and hope. Do you need to complete something more than once? Can you automate, delegate, get rid of, or hire someone to do it? Make sure you're assuming your queen bee […]

  • Otis McGregor: Preview

    Everyone in your organization, from the top down, requires a periodic, if not daily, reminder of vision, opportunity, and hope. Do you need to complete something more than once? Can you automate it, delegate it, get rid of it, or hire someone to do it? Make sure you're assuming your queen […]

  • How to Shift Your Focus from Money to Purpose with Eric Levine

    Do you need to shift your focus from money to purpose? When you have a goal of improving people’s lives your focus will shift and your nonprofit will succeed.  Remarkable Quotes: Eric: Success in any way is to have a disciplined morning  Travis: Provide value to people first, when […]

  • Eric Levine: Preview

    Do you need to shift your focus from money to purpose? When you have a goal of improving people’s lives your focus will shift and your nonprofit will succeed. (You can hear the whole episode on July 26th)

  • Comments Build Relationships Faster and Better than Posting Content with Ira Bowman

    Is your non-profit in need of assistance with its digital media? How can you boost your SEO, drive more visitors to your website, and manage your social media? A good place to start is LinkedIn. Begin to form genuine relationships rather than just posting on social media. Remarkable […]

  • Ira Bowman: Preview

    Is your non-profit in need of assistance with its digital media? How can you boost your SEO, drive more visitors to your website, and manage your social media? A good place to start is LinkedIn. Begin to form genuine relationships rather than just posting on social media. (You can hear […]

  • What are the Benefits to Cultivating Emotional Intelligence with Phil Johnson

    Emotional intelligence leads to a better level of awareness. These forms of resistance, which are rooted in your amygdala patterns and sociocultural boundaries, will result in inspiring leadership. Energy physics is the answer to drama, turmoil, and conflict. Stop squandering your energy […]

  • Phil Johnson: Preview

    Emotional intelligence leads to a better level of awareness. These forms of resistance, which are rooted in your amygdala patterns and sociocultural boundaries, will result in inspiring leadership. Energy physics is the answer to drama, turmoil, and conflict. Stop squandering your energy […]

  • How to Become a Superhero with Jeff Gibbard

    You can receive coaching to help you increase your revenue and reach your full potential. You can go from being polite and mild-mannered to discovering your superpower and transforming into superheroes and humans. Then, to transform the world, observe the ten rules of the superhero code. […]

  • Jeff Gibbard: Preview

    You can receive coaching to help you increase your revenue and reach your full potential. You can go from being polite and mild-mannered to discovering your superpower and transforming into superheroes and humans. Then, to transform the world, observe the ten rules of the superhero code. […]

  • How to Create Your Retreat with Catherine Kontos

    Do you want your nonprofit to be more unified, have a strong relationship, and understand each other? Retreats are a great way to bond with your team. A retreat is a means to advertise your organization in a way that makes money while also making a difference in the lives of those you […]

  • Catherine Kontos: Preview

    Do you want your nonprofit to be more unified, have a strong relationship, and understand each other? Retreats are a great way to bond with your team. A retreat is a means to advertise your organization in a way that makes money while also making a difference in the lives of those you […]

  • How to Feel A.L.I.V.E with Anna Sun Choi

    Bring ancient wisdom into the modern everyday Life with ALIVE. ALIVE is an acronym. Allow more Ying into your Yang. Listen within. Inspiring the soul first. Value your fears and energize your daily flow. When high-achieving, creative-conscious business leaders who are dealing with the […]

  • Anna Sun Choi: Preview

    Bring ancient wisdom into the modern everyday Life with ALIVE. ALIVE is an acronym. Allow more Ying into your Yang. Listen within. Inspiring the soul first. Value your fears and energize your daily flow. When high-achieving, creative-conscious business leaders who are dealing with the […]

  • How to Grow Your Team Using the H.I.R.E framework with Jamie Van Cuyk

    Are you getting ready to hire a new employee? Jamie Cuyk shares from over 15 years of leadership experience, how to hire team members, including employees and long-term contractors. Jamie explains to us the H.I.R.E approach to find long-lasting team members and avoid the hiring and firing […]

  • Jamie Van Cuyk: Preview

    Are you getting ready to hire a new employee? Jamie Cuyk shares from over 15 years of leadership experience, how to hire team members, including employees and long-term contractors. Jamie explains to us the H.I.R.E approach to find long-lasting team members and avoid the hiring and firing […]

  • Social permitting with Houda Elyazgi

    How do you ensure that you secure the community buy-in? Social permitting is a process of engaging the public to gather their support. Whether you're a nonprofit or a company that's building an organization or a philanthropic organization, or if you're even constructing a wind farm, you […]

  • Houda Elyazgi: Preview

    How do you ensure that you secure the community buy-in? Social permitting is a process of engaging the public to gather their support. Whether you're a nonprofit or a company that's building an organization or a philanthropic organization, or if you're even constructing a wind farm, you […]

  • Shake it off Leadership: Betsy Cerulo

    Feeling burnt out, overwhelmed, and wondering if you can continue? Betsy Cerulo is the CEO of AdNet/AccountNet, a professional staffing company, and searches firm based in Baltimore. Betsy collaborates with large corporations, but today she joins us to talk about her book “Shake it off […]

  • Betsy Cerulo: Preview

    Feeling burnt out, overwhelmed, and wondering if you can continue? Betsy Cerulo is the CEO of AdNet/AccountNet, a professional staffing company, and searches firm based in Baltimore. Betsy collaborates with large corporations, but today she joins us to talk about her book “Shake it off […]

  • How to increase capacity as a nonprofit coach: Mandy Pearce

    Are you enthusiastic about starting and expanding businesses? Working as a consultant, strategy planning, and board development are all possibilities for you. Is there a distinction between coaching and consulting? Mandy Pearce joins us to discuss her job as a consultant as well as a […]

  • Mandy Pearce: Preview

    Are you enthusiastic about starting and expanding businesses? Working as a consultant, strategy planning, and board development are all possibilities for you. Is there a distinction between coaching and consulting? Mandy Pearce joins us to discuss her job as a consultant as well as a […]

  • Autism Rocks and Rolls: Sam Mitchell

    Would you rather recruit someone average or someone exceptional? Sam Mitchell visits us to discuss living with Autism and excelling. Autism, Rocks, and Rolls, his podcast and non-profit, helps people perceive Autism from a different perspective.   Remarkable Quotes Sam: There is a series […]

  • Sam and Gina Mitchell: Preview

    Would you rather recruit someone average or someone exceptional? Sam Mitchell visits us to discuss living with Autism and excelling. Autism, Rocks, and Rolls, his podcast and non-profit, helps people perceive Autism from a different perspective. (You can hear the whole episode on May 10th)

  • How to be an Effective Funder: Sybil Ackerman-Munson

    Do you know what type of funder you are? How can you make sure your money is being put to good? Do you understand who you are donating to? Make sure you're the right fit. Today we're talking to donors and funders, and we’re talking to the nonprofits about how to connect with these […]

  • Sybil Ackerman-Munson: Preview

    Do you know what type of funder you are? How can you make sure your money is being put to good? Do you understand who you are donating to? Make sure you're the right fit. Today we're talking to donors and funders, and we’re talking to the nonprofits about how to connect with these […]

  • Benefits of an Operations Support Agency: Claire Crum

    You can use strategic planning to streamline operations in your nonprofit, allowing you to focus on your mission, vision, and values. Clarie Crum and her team assist nonprofit and social entrepreneurship organizations in optimizing their operations by utilizing the resources they already […]

  • Claire Crum Preview

    If you want to take your nonprofit to the next level, then you have to listen to this episode. Our guest shows you how to implement strategic planning in your nonprofit and helps streamline processes so you can focus on what is the most important. Full episode April 26.

  • How to 5x Your Business Donations: Will Black

    If your nonprofit is struggling to raise money, you need to listen to this episode!  This secret method could bring in all of the funds you need. Conversation Highlights {02:25} What is Sharing the Credit? {02:57} How to turn a business into into a money making machine for charity.  […]

  • Will Black Preview

    If your nonprofit is struggling to raise money, you need to listen to this episode!  This secret method could bring in all of the funds you need. You can listen to the full episode on April 19

  • Revolution in Learning: Rachel Paling

    Your nonprofit can use new science as a tool to help others and to understand how the brain functions and learns. Rachel Paling, author of Brain Friendly and Language Learning and Founder of Neuro Heart Education Foundation, dedicated her life to training educators and helping educators […]

  • Rachel Paling Preview

    Your nonprofit can use new science as a tool to help others and to understand how the brain functions and learns. Rachel Paling, author of Brain friendly and language Learning and founder of Neuro Heart Education Foundation, dedicated her life to training educators and helping educators […]

  • Website Design Tips for Nonprofits: David Pisarek

    Your website is essential to the success of your nonprofit. How can you make sure people return to your website? Is your branding clear and concise? You can make sure your website is serving the purpose of your organization. Conversation Highlights {01:34} Introducing Wow Digital. {03:52} […]

  • David Pisarek: Preview

    Your website is essential to the success of your nonprofit. How can you make sure people return to your website? Is your branding clear and concise? You can make sure your website is serving the purpose of your organization. (You can hear the whole episode on April 5th) 

  • Small Hinges Swing Big Doors: Craig Handley

    You can increase the happiness rate in your nonprofit. Craig Handley inspires us to “live life like an extreme sport” and bring that energy into our nonprofit. Conversation Highlights {02:26} The American dream. {09:03} Programs that will increase the happiness rate in your […]

  • Craig Handley : Preview

    You can increase the happiness rate in your nonprofit. Craig Handley inspires us to “live life like an extreme sport” and bring that energy into our nonprofit.  (You can hear the whole episode on March 29th) 

  • Caroline Boudreax: Preview

    While on a vacation to India, Caroline noticed children in India who were in need. She determined to make a difference in her life and help others. Caroline currently devotes her time to assisting foster children in the United States as well as orphans in other countries. (You can hear […]

  • The Future of Philanthropy is Working Collectively: Caroline Boudreaux

      While on a vacation to India, Caroline noticed children in India who were in need. She is determined to make a difference in her life and help others. Caroline currently devotes her time to assisting foster children in the United States as well as orphans in other countries. […]

  • The Benefits of Hiring a Strategic Planner: Carol Hamilton

    Has your organization struggled with strategic planning? You may need to hire someone to help you! After you've created a strategic plan, your company will be able to focus on its goals since you will have laid out a road map for the next few years. Conversation Highlights {01:07} […]

  • Carol Hamilton: Preview

    Has your organization struggled with strategic planning? You may need to hire someone to help you! After you've created a strategic plan, your company will be able to focus on its goals since you will have laid out a road map for the next few years.  (You can hear the whole episode on […]

  • Five Steps to get Alignment in your Organization and Board: Stephen King

    You can maximize your cash flow and operational efficiency! Learn how to get alignment in your organization and board through five steps of strategic thinking! Conversation Highlights {03:21} Know your mission and rank your programs based on quality and quantity. {08:20} Analyze the unit […]

  • Stephen King: Preview

    You can maximize your cash flow and operational efficiency! Learn how to get alignment in your organization and board through five steps of strategical thinking! (You can hear the whole episode on March 8th) 

  • How to use Magic Phrases: AmyK Hutchens

    AmyK shares with us the five magic phrases her and her clients use to navigate tough conversations, stop waiting for the right time, and get what you really want out of life. Conversation Highlights {01:49} Introduction to AmyK Hutchens {09:12} What are magical phrases? {23:28} Magical […]

  • AmyK Hutchens: Preview

    Volunteers are essential to non-profits. Where can you find great volunteers, and how do you motivate your volunteers to reach their potential? Karen Knight joins us to share her expertise. (You can hear the whole episode on March 1st) 

  • Everything Nonprofits Should Know About Their Volunteers: Karen Knight

    Volunteers are essential to nonprofits. Where can you find great volunteers? How do you motivate your volunteers to reach their full potential? Karen Knight joins us to share her expertise and years of volunteer leadership. Conversation Highlights {01:29} Introduction to Karen Knight […]

  • Karen Knight: Preview

    Volunteers are essential to nonprofits. Where can you find great volunteers? How do you motivate your volunteers to reach their full potential? Karen Knight joins us to share her expertise and years of volunteer leadership.  (You can hear the whole episode on February 22nd) 

  • Never Pass on an Opportunity to Make a Difference: Jamie Crowe

    Never one to shy away from an opportunity to help, Jamie shares her heart for service and experiences from chairing the South OKC Rotary Club, serving on the board of the S.H.I.N.E. Foundation, and as the membership director of the South OKC Chamber of Commerce.  Conversation Highlights […]

  • Jamie Crowe: Preview

    Never one to shy away from an opportunity to help, Jamie shares her heart for service and experiences from chairing the South OKC Rotary Club, serving on the board of the S.H.I.N.E. Foundation, and as the membership director of the South OKC Chamber of Commerce.   (You can hear the […]

  • The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising: Larry Johnson

    If you learn these eight principles of sustainable fundraising, your nonprofit will grow to the next level and exceed your expectations. Conversation Highlights {00:33} Introduction to Larry Johnson {07:16} Principal #1 Donors are the drivers {12:11} Principle #2 Begin at the beginning, […]

  • Larry Johnson: Preview

    If you learn these eight principles of sustainable fundraising, your nonprofit will grow to the next level and exceed your expectations.  (You can hear the whole episode on February 8th) 

  • The Future of Fundraising: Rebecca Alfred

    The world of fundraisers has changed. You must create events that can be attended both in-person and virtually. Rebecca and Travis share how this can be done successfully. Conversation Highlights {00:55} Introduction of Rebecca and Trellis {02:06} How Rebecca began creating in-person […]

  • Rebecca Alfred: Preview

    The world of fundraisers has changed. You must create events that can be attended both in-person and virtually. Rebecca and Travis share how this can be done successfully. (You can hear the whole episode on February 1st) 

  • Creating a Culture of Evaluation: Chari Smith

    Evaluation should be accessible, practical, and usable. Chari Smith explains how evaluation programs can help your nonprofit measure your impact and build a positive culture. Feedback, outputs, and outcomes are all critical to making your nonprofit impactful in your community.  […]

  • Chari Smith: Preview

    Evaluation should be accessible, practical, and usable. Chari Smith explains how evaluation programs can help your nonprofit measure your impact and build a positive culture. Feedback, outputs, and outcomes are all critical to making your nonprofit impactful in your community. (You can […]

  • Reboot Recovery: Evan Owens

    You can empower people to help their friends and neighbors who are struggling after experiencing a painful life situation. Evan uses a mix of humor and inspiration to equip people to absorb complex topics such as trauma and mental health. Conversation Highlights {01:01} Introduction of […]

  • It's OK to Take a Down Day

    We work hard but we can't go nonstop. We need downtime. Whether that comes in short periods throughout the day or taking a complete day off to recharge. Rest is vital to our health, survival, and success. We sleep in 90-minute cycles. We feel most rested when we sleep for 90 minutes, 3 […]

  • Evan Owens: Preview

    You can empower people to help their friends and neighbors who are struggling after experiencing a painful life situation. Evan uses a mix of humor and inspiration to equip people to absorb complex topics such as trauma and mental health. (You can hear the whole episode on January 18th)

  • How to Truly Cross Things Off of Your To-Do List

    We always seem to have so many things to get done, a never-ending to-do list. These open cycles are draining our physical, mental, and spiritual energy. How do we actually get these things, big and small, off of our lists for good? Make a list of all your open cycles. These could be […]

  • How to Create Monthly Recurring Donors

    4 Things you need to create monthly recurring donations from your social media following. 1. Ability to collect monthly recurring payments. Apps like Stripe, PayPal, PaySimple have the ability to collect recurring payments. 2. Give something in exchange for recurring donations. This is […]

  • How to Find Great Interns: Haowen Ge

    Education and certification programs are important for all Americans. International students can struggle with the process. How can we help these students through the intern application process? Conversation Highlights  {01:06} Introduction to finding good interns  {06:25} The […]

  • 9 Tips to be a Great Guest

    There are more than 500 million blogs, 850,000 active podcasts, 30,000 radio stations, 1,200 newspapers, 7,300 magazines, and 6,000 digital magazines. What do they have in common? They all need content. Most of them rely on interviews to create content. Why not you? I use social media to […]

  • Haowen Ge: Preview

    Education and certification programs are important for all Americans.  international students can struggle with the process. How can we help these students through the intern application process? (You can hear the whole episode on January 11th)

  • 3 Reasons Every Podcaster Needs Their Own Website

    There are tons of tools available to podcasters. There are far more than 3 reasons podcasters need their own website but here are my top 3. Reason #1 Traffic Start benefitting from all the traffic generated by your show by directing listeners to your website instead of Spotify, Apple […]

  • Basic Leadership 101

    Basic Leadership Lessons learned in the military and executed in the real world. Conversation Highlights: {00:47} Are they trained? {01:33} Are they capable? {02:51} Have I set my expectations? {05:37} Have I given them the opportunity to perform? {05:48} The 3 D's of leadership. Get […]

  • The Seven Essential Stories Charismatic Leaders Tell: Kurian Tharakan

    You can move people with the power of a story. Your brand will be created and clarified in storytelling. You must learn to tell stories to be successful. Kurian shares the seven essential stories charismatic leaders tell. Conversation Highlights   {00:37} Introduction of Kurian […]

  • The 8 Types of Fear we all Face

    The 8 Dominate Fear Types: {02:15} Fear of Setting Goals {05:27} Fear of Failure {07:54} Fear of Appearing Arrogant {09:28} Fear of Asking for Help {11:25} Fear of Saying No {13:01} Fear of Being Scrutinized by Others {15:07} Fear of Knowing Your Worth {17:07} Fear of Taking a Break […]

  • Kurian Tharakan: Preview

    You can move people with the power of a story. Your brand will be created and clarified in storytelling. You must learn to tell stories to be successful. Kurian shares the seven essential stories charismatic leaders tell.   (You can hear the whole episode on January 4th) 

  • 2021 Year in Review: Travis Johnson

    2021 has been filled with tons of victories. We are recapping a successful 2021! Thanks to all our fans! We couldn't have done any of this without you. At the end of 2020, we had less than 8,000 downloads. Today we are over 38,000 thank you! Nonprofitarchitect.org has grown to include: […]

  • Wings for Warriors Foundation: Anthony Ameen

    How can a nonprofit transition into a foundation? Are you thinking about moving from providing services to a more foundation-based program? This is one of the many topics discussed with Anthony from the Wings of Warriors Foundation.   Conversation Highlights:  {00:43} Introduction to […]

  • Anthony Ameen: Preview

    How can a nonprofit transition into a foundation? Are you thinking about moving from providing services to a more foundation-based program? This is one of the many topics discussed with Anthony from the Wings of Warriors Foundation.    (You can hear the whole episode on December 28th) 

  • Memories of Us: Tony Lynch

    Are you grieving the loss of someone this year? Or do you know a man who is grieving? How does a man grieve? Tony Lynch talks about dealing with anger, and grief after the loss of someone we love.    Conversation Highlights:   {00:56} How the Memories of us nonprofit was […]

  • Tony Lynch: Preview

    Are you grieving the loss of someone this year? Or do you know a man who is grieving? How does a man grieve? Tony Lynch talks about dealing with anger, and grief after the loss of someone we love.     (You can hear the whole episode on December 21st) 

  • What is Cryptocurrency and How to Accept it as a Donation: Joel Clelland

    Cryptocurrency has become mainstream and your nonprofit needs to be prepared to accept Cryptocurrency donations. Do you know what avenues your nonprofit can use to receive Cryptocurrency? How can you make your charity attractive to donors who use Cryptocurrency?        […]

  • Joel Clelland: Preview

    Cryptocurrency has become mainstream and your nonprofit needs to be prepared to accept Cryptocurrency donations. Do you know what avenues your nonprofit can use to receive Cryptocurrency? How can you make your charity attractive to donors who use Cryptocurrency?    (You can hear the […]

  • Authentically American: Dean Wegner

    When you understand who your customer is you can adapt to their needs, you can take things off their plate and allow them to focus on making the impact on the world they want to make. As a business, you can be part of a bigger story, by impacting other nonprofits.      […]

  • Dean Wegner: Preview

    When you understand who your customer is you can adapt to their needs, you can take things off their plate and allow them to focus on making the impact on the world they want to make. As a business, you can be part of a bigger story, by impacting other nonprofits.  (You can hear the […]

  • People Over Nonprofits: Brian Bogert

    You can reach the best version of yourself and be your most authentic self. As a nonprofit, you can help others create the intentional life they have dreamed of. You can help people create a life with no limits.   Conversation Highlights:  {00:51} Introduction to Brian Bogert and the […]

  • Brian Bogert: Preview

    You can reach the best version of yourself and be your most authentic self. As a nonprofit, you can help others create the intentional life they have dreamed of. You can help people create a life with no limits. You can hear the whole podcast Tuesday, November 30th

  • Executive Coaching and Development Planning: Mandy Pearce

    What do you need to make your organization succeed and be sustainable? Are you prepared for the changing demands of the nonprofit world? Mandy Pearce gives you the questions to ask before you start, and the information you need to keep going. Conversation Highlights:  {00:49} […]

  • Mandy Pearce: Preview

    What do you need to make your organization succeed and be sustainable? Are you prepared for the changing demands of the nonprofit world? Mandy Pearce gives you the questions to ask before you start, and the information you need to keep going.  (Check out this preview for our episode […]

  • Charity from a Rock Star’s point of view: Colleen Lloy

    What happens when a Rock Star is contacted asking to help with a charity event? Colleen Lloy gives you the Rock Star point of view. What makes a Rock Star want to agree to work with a charity?  Conversation Highlights:  {01:00} Introduction to Colleen Lloy.  [03:27} The process of […]

  • Colleen Lloy: Preview

    What happens when a Rock Star is contacted asking to help with a charity event? Colleen Lloy gives you the Rock Star point of view. What makes a Rock Star want to agree to work with a charity?   (Check out this preview for our episode coming out on Tuesday, November 16th) 

  • How to Run a Hybrid Event: Anca Trifan

    NPA 109 How to Run a Hybrid Event: Anca Trifan Season 3 EP 44 Can you keep both in person, and online audiences engaged in an hybrid event? Anca Trifan will inspire you to create a memorable event that all your audiences will love.   Conversation Highlights:    {00:32} Introduction to […]

  • Anca Trifan: Preview

    Can you keep both in person, and online audiences engaged in a hybrid event? Anca Trifan will inspire you to create a memorable event that all your audiences will love. (Check out this preview for our episode coming out on Tuesday, November 8th)    

  • How to Develop Relationships with Automatic Response Technologies: Jeff Troyer

    90% of first-time donors never donate again. What makes the difference is connecting with people. Direct communication is the key to connection. Automatic Response Technologies is a tool to help you solve this problem. Your voice is the most powerful communication tool you own. […]

  • Jeff Troyer: Preview

    90% of first-time donors never donate again. What makes the difference is connecting with people. Direct communication is the key to connection. Automatic Response Technologies is a tool to help you solve this problem. Your voice is the most powerful communication tool you […]

  • How We Increased Our Budget: Richard Ayoub

    How do you shift when your nonprofit grows rapidly, and you need to increase your budget? The angel food project is an inspiring example of growing and increasing their budget to serve more people. Conversation Highlights:  {00:32} Introduction of Richard Ayoub {01:45} How did Angel food […]

  • Richard Ayoub: Preview

    How do you shift when your nonprofit grows rapidly, and you need to increase your budget? The angel food project is an inspiring example of growing and increasing their budget to serve more people. (Check out this preview for our episode coming out on Tuesday, October 26th)   

  • 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success: Bob Burg

    Do you know how to communicate their value and accelerate your referral business? Bob Burg shares five laws of stratospheric success. Your nonprofit can follow these laws to grow and find more success.    Conversation Highlights:   {01:25} The Law of Value {07:01} The Law of […]

  • Bob Burg: Preview

    Do you know how to communicate their value and accelerate your referral business? Bob Burg shares five laws of stratospheric success. Your non-profit can follow these laws to grow and find more success. (Check out this preview for our episode coming out on Tuesday, October 19th)   

  • The World of Private Foundations: Carl Dimailig

    The charitable arm of your for-profit business can easily participate in corporate social responsibility. Carl explains the world of private foundations and explains how you can use private foundations to raise corporate social responsibility.     Conversation Highlights:  {00:45} […]

  • Carl Dimailig: Preview

    The charitable arm of your for-profit business can easily participate in corporate social responsibility. Carl explains the world of private foundations and explains how you can use private foundations to raise corporate social responsibility.    (Check out this preview for our episode […]

  • How to Wipeout Homelessness: Tamara Wright

    Is it possible to wipe out homelessness? Travis talks with Tamara Wright about the solutions to homelessness.  Tamara shares her provable ideas to solve the problem of homelessness in America and what Community Solutions is doing to make it happen.     Conversation […]

  • Tamara Wright: Preview

     Is it possible to wipe out homelessness? Tamara shares her provable ideas to solve the problem of homelessness in America.   Check out this preview for our episode coming out on Tuesday, October 5th  

  • Overcoming Stage Fright: Marti MacEwan

    How do you cure stage fright, pure fear of public speaking, performance, anxiety, and impostor syndrome? Marti MacEwan joins Travis today to share her method of overcoming stage fright.     Conversation Highlights:   {01:05} Introduction of guest   {05:21} The fear of […]

  • Marti MacEwan: Preview

    How do you cure stage fright, pure fear of public speaking, performance, anxiety, and impostor syndrome? Marti MacEwan joins Travis today to share her method of overcoming stage fright.   The full interview goes LIVE Tuesday, September 28th Interested in starting your own podcast? Let us […]

  • How to Multiply Yourself: Johnathan Kraus

    Do you wish you could multiply yourself? In today’s episode, Johnathan Kraus explains how to multiply yourself through delegation and leadership training. He will share the importance of investing in your team and creating confidence in them. How can you motivate your staff to take […]

  • Jonathan Kraus: Preview

    Do you wish you could multiply yourself? In Next week's episode, Jonathan Kraus will explain how to multiply yourself through delegation and leadership training. He will share the importance of investing in your team and creating confidence in them. How can you motivate your staff to take […]

  • How to use Unused Hotel Rooms as Fundraisers with John Renken

    How can you give away products that are unused by other people and actually ask for a donation at the same time? Travis talks with John Renken, who discovered an adventure in the travel industry. Helping people travel, while raising money for charity.  John is a former United States […]

  • John Renken: Preview

    How can you give away products that are unused by other people and actually ask for a donation at the same time?  John Renken discovered adventure in the travel industry. He helps people save thousands on travel while raising money for charity. John is a former United States, Army […]

  • Steve Sims: How to put on a world class event

    Ever wanted to take a trip to see the Titanic resting on the seabed or have a private dinner at a museum in Florence with Andrea Bocelli serenading you? Steve Sims has created these world-class events, a SpeakEasy coaching experience, and more! Discover what Steve says are essential […]

  • Steve Sims: Preview

    Ever wanted to take a trip to see the Titanic resting on the seabed or have a private dinner at a museum in Florence with Andrea Bocelli serenading you? Steve Sims has created these world-class events, a SpeakEasy coaching experience, and more! Discover what Steve says are essential […]

  • Juri Love: How to Close Your Nonprofit

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Juri Love, author, actor, motivational speaker, and single mother of two. Juri talks about what no nonprofit wants to talk about. Closing a nonprofit. When is it time to close the nonprofit? What is the process like? How do […]

  • Juri Love: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Juri Love, author, actor, motivational speaker, and single mother of two. Juri talks about what no nonprofit wants to talk about. Closing a nonprofit. When is it time to close the nonprofit? What is […]

  • Ryan Matthews: What can non-profits learn from a world-class dog trainer?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with K-9 Mentalist, Ryan Matthews. Dogs are such wonderful creatures, and there is so much we can learn from them! Ryan has combined his military K-9 handling experience and proven dog training methods to successfully transform […]

  • Ryan Matthews: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Ryan Matthews. Travis and Ryan talk about what we can learn from motivating dogs when we are motivating people.  You will enjoy this conversation with Ryan Matthews.  You don't want to miss the full […]

  • Dee Dee Kiesow: Six-Figure fundraising framework.

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Dee Dee Kiesow.  Dee Dee is an internationally recognized, award-winning fundraising strategist, trainer, mentor. Travis and Dee Dee talk about finding the perfect donor and helping that donor feel like part of the team.  […]

  • Dee Dee Kiesow: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Dee Dee Kiesow. Dee Dee is an internationally recognized, award-winning fundraising strategist, trainer, mentor. Travis and Dee Dee talk about finding the perfect donor and helping that donor feel like […]

  • Mark Bowers: How to know if You’re making an Impact

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Mark Bowers.  Mark has run a consulting business called Lighthouse One.  Mark and Travis talk about the importance of mission statements, identifying people to partner with, and knowing if you are making a difference.   […]

  • Mark Bowers: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Mark Bowers. Mark has run a consulting business called Lighthouse One.  Mark and Travis talk about the importance of mission statements, identifying people to partner with, and knowing if you are […]

  • Matt Scherer: Three Simple Things to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Pop

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Matt Scherer.  LinkedIn is an important tool that can help us grow our connection database.  There are very specific things you can do today to make your LinkedIn profile stand out.    Conversation Highlights:   […]

  • Matt Scherer: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Matt Scherer. LinkedIn is an important tool that can help us grow our connection database.  There are very specific things you can do today to make your LinkedIn profile stand out. You will enjoy […]

  • Catherine Ashton: Three Pillars for Growing your Grant Program

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Catherine Ashton.  Catherine tells us the three pillars to grow your grant program. She explains the importance of language choices, getting organized, and where to find the money. Catherine is passionate about helping […]

  • Catherine Ashton: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Catherine Ashton.  Catherine tells us the three pillars to grow your grant program. She explains the importance of language choices, getting organized, and where to find the money. Catherine is […]

  • Sarah Olivieri: The Impact Method

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Sarah Olivieri.  Sarah Created the Impact Method, a framework that helps non-profits simplify their operations. Sarah and Travis talk about the process of improvement, the need to hear from the people on the ground, and why […]

  • Sarah Olivieri: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Sarah Olivieri.  Sarah Created the Impact Method, a framework that helps non-profits simplify their operations. Sarah and Travis talk about the process of improvement, the need to hear from the people […]

  • Mark Pfister: How to Build your Board

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Mark Pfister.  His popular book, 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors,’ an Amazon best-seller with circulation in over 70 countries, has influenced a whole new generation of […]

  • Mark Pfister: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Mark Pfister.  His popular book, 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors,’ an Amazon best-seller with circulation in over 70 countries, has influenced a […]

  • Asha Curran GivingTuesday: What Good Can I Do Today?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Asha Curran the CEO of GivingTuesday, and co-founder of the global generosity movement. Asha tells the story of how she started Giving Tuesday, and how it has become an international movement. You will get a […]

  • Asha Curran: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Asha Curran from GivingTuesday  Asha tells the story of how she started Giving Tuesday, and how it has become an international movement. You will get a behind-the-scenes look at the organizations, and […]

  • Wes and Debora Jones: Podcasting for Your Cause

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Wes and Debora from The Multipurpose Room Podcast about using podcasting to promote your non-profit. Podcasting is the best way to get your message heard by today’s audience.  Wes and Debora talk about finding topics that […]

  • Wes and Debora Jones: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Wes and Debora from The Multipurpose Room Podcast, who explains why podcasting is the best way to get your message heard by today’s audience.  Wes and Debora talk about finding topics that matter […]

  • Courtney DeRonde: What are the 5 Blind Spots Encountered when Trying to Grow your Organization?

      In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Courtney DeRonde, a CPA and Co-Managing Partner of TDT CPAs and Advisors, a boutique advisory and accounting firm for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. They help overwhelmed, successful leaders, understand […]

  • Courtney DeRonde: Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Courtney DeRonde, a CPA and Co-Managing Partner of TDT CPAs and Advisors, a boutique advisory and accounting firm for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. They help overwhelmed, successful […]

  • Katie Blomquist: Going Places

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Katie Blomquist, a  Speaker, coach, and nonprofit strategist. Katie uses her own success story as the Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit, Going Places to teach others the how-to, to create impactful […]

  • Katie Blomquist Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews  Travis talks with Katie Blomquist, a  Speaker, coach, and nonprofit strategist. Katie uses her own success story as the Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit, Going Places to […]

  • Nick Valentine Nonprofit Funding and DOD Skillbridge

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with John “Nick” Valentine, the CEO and Founder of Operational Phantom Support. He was born at Great Lakes Naval Hospital in Chicago, grew up as a Navy Brat. At age 19, John joined the US Army.  John served 20 years in the US […]

  • Nick Valentine Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews John “Nick” Valentine, the CEO and Founder of Operational Phantom Support. He was born at Great Lakes Naval Hospital in Chicago, grew up as a Navy Brat. At age 19, John joined the US Army. […]

  • Toni Panea, around the world with Crmble

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Toni Panea, the founder and CEO of Crmble. Crmble turns a Trello board into a powerful sales CRM… for free. Crmble has achieved 35,000 downloads in only 6 months. They are a perfect solution for freelancers, […]

  • Toni Panea Preview

    Check out this video preview of the Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Toni Panea, the founder and CEO of Crmble. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 16th, 2021!  Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite […]

  • Alan Stein Jr: How to Raise your Leadership Game

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Alan Stein, Jr. who teaches a proven strategy to improve organizational performance, create effective leadership, increase team cohesion and collaboration, and develop winning mindsets, rituals, and routines.    A […]

  • Alan Stein Jr. Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews  Travis talks with Alan Stein, Jr. who teaches a proven strategy to improve organizational performance, create effective leadership, increase team cohesion and collaboration, and develop winning […]

  • Jaime Weinfeld; How to Create World- Class Events

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Jaime Weinfeld, who founded JW Designs with the belief that all people should have access to the expert event, design, and photography services for all of life's special moments. Growing up in the special event […]

  • Jaime Weinfeld Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Jaime Weinfeld. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 16th, 2021!  Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast […]

  • Roman Roberts; Communication in a changing world

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Roman Roberts, a former foster Child and Army interrogator who deployed multiple times and supported various special operations teams.  After a rocky transition, Roman found his identity in helping others in their personal and […]

  • Friday Preview - Roman Roberts

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Roman Roberts, a former foster Child and Army interrogator and host of Real Talk. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, May 11th, 2021!  Be sure to subscribe to the […]

  • Eddie Brown; How to create a network with a REAL impact

    Eddie Brown. Saving families one Car at a time. In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Eddie Brown, the founder of the non-profit Giving Words. With an entrepreneur’s vision and a servant’s heart, Eddie Brown, along with his wife, started the non-profit Giving […]

  • Eddie Brown Preview

    Check out this video preview of the Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Eddie Brown the founder of Giving Words. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, May 4th Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player! i.e. […]

  • Jeremy Harrell: Why it is important to partner with other organizations

    NPA 81 Jeremy Harrell Veterans Club The importance of partnership   In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Jeremy Harrell about his work with Veteran’s Club Inc in Kentucky.   Jeremy Harrell is a U.S. Army Combat Veteran of Iraqi Freedom. He […]

  • Jeremy Harrell Preview

      Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Jeremy Harrell from Veteran’s Club Inc in Kentucky. The importance of partnership   You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, April 27, 2021!   Be sure to […]

  • Spencer Brooks; Using your website to empower your non-profit

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Spencer Brooks, the Founder & Principal of Brooks Digital, an expert digital firm that empowers health non-profits to improve the lives of patients. He’s helped organizations such as The Diatribe Foundation scale their […]

  • Spencer Brooks Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Spencer Brooks, Founder & Principal of Brooks Digital, an expert digital firm that empowers health nonprofits to improve the lives of patients. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will […]

  • Living Abundantly, Leveraging positivity and Networking: Wally Carmichael

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Wally Carmichael, the host of Men of Abundance Podcast. Wally is a retired Army Medic, Founder and Host of the Men of Abundance Podcast, Business Owner Growth Podcast and Founder of Abundance & Prosperity Business Mastery LLC. […]

  • Wally Carmichael Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Wally Carmichael of Men of Abundance. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, April 13th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast […]

  • Chris Suchanek; How to Plan and Execute A Holiday-Based Event

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Chris Suchánek, the CEO at Firm Media, managing partner at CASKS Restaurant group and co-founder of Project Boon. Christopher leads Firm Media's client relationships and develops new business opportunities. As an experienced brand […]

  • Chris Suchanek Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Chris Suchanek, from Project Boon. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, April 6, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. […]

  • Greg Brooks Virtual Staffing: Leveraging the Best Talent All Over the World

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Greg Brooks, Rocket Station’s Director of Business Development.  Greg joins the Rocket Station team with an immense background in sales, both in the public and private sectors. He has led teams in many industries including […]

  • Greg Brooks Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Greg Brooks of Rocket Station. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 30th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. […]

  • Cynthia Gregory; How to Know If You Are Suffering from Compassion Fatigue?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Cynthia Gregory, as a nonprofit leader with more than two decades in the field and as a certified Co-Active Coach, Cynthia Gregory knows that no one works harder or deserves more validation than nonprofit fundraisers, executives, […]

  • Cynthia Gregory Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Cynthia Gregory, Certified Co-Active Coach. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast […]

  • Major Ed Pulido; Why start your own Foundation

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity that provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. Additionally, he is a Founding member […]

  • Major Ed Pulido Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation. You don't want to miss the full […]

  • Judy Skilling: Are You Sabotaging Your Success?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Judy Skilling, a mother, an emergency room nurse, a High-Performance Coach, and a U.S Navy veteran. She served in the U.S. Navy for 7 years as a Hospital Corpsman. She helps military and veteran entrepreneurs maximize productivity […]

  • Judy Skilling Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Judy Skilling, Certified High-Performance Coach. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 9th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite […]

  • Kalley Dunn: Fundraising Insights from the pros at AmFund

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Kalley Dunn, the Senior Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives at AmFunds. Goal-oriented, mission-focused Director of Development and Strategy who thrives on helping others help themselves. With over nine years of […]

  • Kalley Dunn Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Kalley Dunn, Senior Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives for AmFund- American Fundraising Foundation You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 2nd, […]

  • Alec Green: Nonprofit Ready Free Courses

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Alec Green, a seasoned marketing professional with a performance-driven, analytical focus. His expertise is in building, planning, and executing marketing programs to generate qualified leads and drive new business. He has led all […]

  • Alec Green Preview

    Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Alec Green, the Chief Marketing Evangelist for Cornerstone On Demand Foundation.   You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021! Be sure to subscribe […]

  • Sarah Jean Knox; Help your Donors be Heroes

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Sarah Jean Knox, a fundraising, benefit, and charity auctioneer who raises revenue for organizations and nonprofits around the nation. Starting from their own experience, they end up giving some powerful tips building a strategic […]

  • Sara LeCarno; Shifting Perspectives From A First Responder

    In this episode of the Nonprofit Architect Podcast Travis speaks with Sara LeCarno; a first responder. Hearing her experience will remind you why you are serving your mission. Reminder To find out more about the Nonprofit Board Summit visit: https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/summit   […]

  • Tamisha Sales; Conviction in Your Mission

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Tamisha Sales, Co-Founder of Educational and Community Strategies. Tamisha helps to reduce educational and community disparities by training school leaders, mission-driven organizations, and individuals on unconscious bias and its […]

  • "Cowboy" Jax Young: Make the Wheel Work For You!

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Cowboy Jax Young, CEO/ Founder of SHF, disabled Veteran, service-connected TBI, and suicide survivor founded Save Home Front in 2016. Honorably discharged from the 101st Airborne Division 1st of the 502nd Infantry “Air Assault". […]

  • Lane Belone; Unleash your Humble Alpha

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Lane Belone, a Special Forces (Green Beret) veteran who helps entrepreneurs achieve purpose and reach optimal performance. His experience builds trust and adaptability within executive teams, forming them into laser-focused […]

  • Mark Buzan; How to Jump Start Your Board of Directors

    Mark has close to 2 decades of experience as a Board Director, Director of Communications, Government Relations, Marketing, and Business Development as well as a consultant to the private sector, government, and associations. Ultimately these roles lead towards becoming an Executive […]

  • Bruce Rosenthal; How to Create Sponsorships using their Marketing Budget

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Bruce Rosenthal, a strategic advisor, and consultant to associations and not-for-profit organizations, creating successful corporate partnership programs that increase revenue and add member/constituent value. Drawing from these […]

  • Kurian Tharakan: The Seven Essential Stories Charismatic Leaders Tell

    You can move people with the power of a story. Your brand will be created and clarified in storytelling. You must learn to tell stories to be successful. Kurian shares the seven essential stories charismatic leaders tell. Conversation Highlights {00:37} Introduction of Kurian Tharakan […]

  • Eric Johnson; What are the 5 Capitals?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Eric Johnson, a pastor, coach, and communicator seeking to cultivate thriving leadership for a striving world. Currently, He serves as the pastor of King of Kings Lutheran Church in Lake Orion, MI, where he leads a congregation […]

  • Debbie Korge; Do you Need A Policy For Everything?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Debbie Korge. Starting from their own experience, they end up by giving some powerful tips to make your Nonprofit run smoother. Listen in now and be informed. Conversation Highlights: Struggling to move your Non-profit forward? […]

  • Francisco Oller Garcia; A good story behind a good cause

    In this episode of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast, Travis talks with Francisco Oller Garcia, a marketing and operations professional who works with forward-thinking consultants, advisers, and executives to design innovative group health strategies that measurably improve health outcomes […]

  • Steven Aguiar; Creating a Blueprint for Nonprofit Success

    In this episode of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast, Travis talks with Steven Aguiar, a full-stack digital marketer and founder of Blue Wing and Good Goes Further. He has deep experience using digital marketing to drive positive outcomes for businesses and mission-driven organizations. He […]

  • Monica Stoneking; Give them a reason to know who you are

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Monica Stoneking, founder of SK Consulting to help individuals, small businesses, growing businesses and non-profit organizations develop strategic branding, marketing and outreach plans. She has more than 20 years experience in […]

  • Bethany Snyder; Engaging legislative advocacy

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Bethany Snyder, founded Snyder Strategies to share and leverage my deep understanding of the advocacy world with non-profits and social justice organizations. She is a seasoned professional and an expert in managing strategic […]

  • Amy Fazio; Magnify Your Mission

      In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Amy Fazio, an Experienced community builder and nonprofit leader with a proven track record and passion for fundraising, community engagement, and capacity building. She is the founder and CEO of 'Magnify Your Mission System' to […]

  • How Do you Increase Donor Retention? An Interview with Gabe Cooper

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Gabe Cooper, the Founder and CEO of Virtuous Software, a CRM and Marketing platform helping charities increase their impact and do more good. His drive stems from a passion to create market-defining software and help charities […]

  • What are the benefits of Practicing Curiosity? An Interview with Sonia Chavez

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Sonia Chavez,  the founder of Looking2Leap LLC with a life mission to transform leadership and create spaces where those who have been forgotten can remember and reclaim themselves. She is a veteran, an entrepreneur, a seasoned […]

  • Interview with Lewis Chaney

    Communication has been a vital part for the human civilization. But do it play a major role in pushing your nonprofit forward?   In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Lewis Chaney, a business Storytelling Consultant and a Public Speaking Coach. Lewis is a TEDX Alumni, […]

  • Why do you need a Big Bold Brand? An Interview with Karley Cunningham

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Karley Cunningham, a big thinker as well as the creative strategist and business accelerator at BigBoldBrand. She's written for well-respected publications and is a sought-after speaker and mentor for several National and […]

  • Jared Ledbetter: What is the Story-Brand Framework?

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Jared Ledbetter, founder of Carbon Digital, and has been working on Web design and SEO. He discusses branding, particularly the Story-Brand Framework, and highlights key factors to consider in website design and management. Listen […]

  • Isaac Belden: A new way to partner with business

    Credit card processing isn’t often a term you associate with nonprofits, but somehow Isaac Beldon makes it work. Not only does he make it work...but he created a nonprofit himself that grew out of a 1-day event. And it all started with Isaac taking a telemarketing job from Craigslist. […]

  • Your marketing needs an ebook; an Interview with Elizabeth Pampalone

    If you’re a busy nonprofit looking to get the word out about what you do, marketing advice can be a confusing mix of tools, techniques, and strategies that require time (and often) a lot of money. Wouldn’t it be refreshing to just work with someone who could get your nonprofit’s […]

  • Interview with Marc Summe

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Marc Summe, CEO of the Minute7 software company. They review the software from its functionality and benefits to the price offers as well as other useful free tools that nonprofit organizations can maximize starting up. Listen in […]

  • How to turn your website into an active employee; Interview with Steven Kuhn

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Steven Kuhn, head of Quality of Life Enterprises, and discusses the importance of you being the brand and how to make your website an employee. Be engrossed in this very illuminating conversation Conversation Highlights [01:06] […]

  • How to Improve Leadership Performance: Cory Myres

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Cory Myres of Lubbock Consulting, sharing views on leadership strategies, and methods targeted at improving the quality of leadership performance in any organization. Listen in on this educative conversation Conversation Highlights […]

  • The REAL stats regarding nonprofits; An Interview with Brady Josephson

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis discusses with Brady Josephson, an entrepreneur working with "Next After". They focus on core precepts of online fundraising, noting results from studies that show the wrong approaches of many nonprofit organizations to raising funds online. […]

  • Be a catalyst of change; An interview with Trenace Richardson

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Trenace Richardson, founder of Real Women. She shares the different strategies employed in managing her unique support group, taking into perspective the demands that come with the growth and expansion of the group. Listen and learn […]

  • What is your signature program; An Interview with Jaemellah Kemp

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Jaemellah Kemp, the founder, and CEO of It Takes Two, Inc, and Jaemellah Kemp Consulting, created to help aspiring and new founders of nonprofit organizations. She critically discusses key points centered around how to start a […]

  • What is the Governance System; An Interview with Ned Murray

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Ned Murray, Founding President and consultant with NRM consulting; a group that is focused on helping nonprofit organizations by systematically creating solutions using the concept of "Governance". Listen and learn from this […]

  • How to be a Master Delegator; An interview with Rick Carlson

    In this episode of NonProfit Architect, host Travis Johnson and Rick Carlson are going to talk about Leadership, Mentorship, Mastermind, and how to be a Master Delegator.   Conversation Highlights [01:02] Rick Carlson explains what Vacation Claim is and how it was created. [07:01] Rick […]

  • What is Giftology; An Interview with Justin Szerletich

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, host Travis Johnson and Justin Szerletich are going to talk about the strategies to achieve a Relationship Management and Giftology to launch and grow your Nonprofit organization during the Covid-19.   Conversation Highlights [01:51] Giftology: The […]

  • What is Change Management; An Interview with Cate Redfern

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Cate Redfern, the founder of Adansonia Consulting and they expound in detail major topics including Change Management, Stakeholders, and How to pay and attract the best employees. Listen in now and be enlightened Conversation […]

  • Use the right tools to reach more people for your nonprofit; How An Interview with Andrea Shirey

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Andrea Shirey, the owner of One Nine design and they discuss getting sponsorships in detail. She is very passionate and excited to help nonprofit organizations to find ways to achieve their objectives. Listen in and learn from this […]

  • Sponsorships and Monetizing your Events; An Interview with Jeff Riley

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Jeff Riley who runs Jak Kustoms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting war veterans and appreciating them for their sacrifice. He describes in detail the different approaches and strategies that have been applied to make […]

  • How to Find Grants for Your Nonprofit; An Interview with Kate West

      In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Kate West, CEO of The Fundraising Lab and an enthusiast for helping startup nonprofit organizations. She discusses grant writing, martyr syndrome, and sheds some light on coaching for strategic failures. Join Kate and be […]

  • How To Transition the Mission of Your Non Profit; An Interview with Vallye Adams

    IntroIn this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Vallye Adams, the Head of Etavele Solutions. She is the former National Director of Expansion and Mission Advancement for Best Buddies International and is currently consulting for them in Expansion and events. Join Vallye and […]

  • How Do I Contact Celebrities; An interview with Vincent James

    In this episode of The Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Vincent James, the founder of “Keep Music Alive”, a nonprofit organization that focuses on musical education and support of kids with an interest in music. He shares his experience as a startup and gives a breakdown of the […]

  • Fundraising in your community as a nonprofit; An Interview with Angi Francesco

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Angi Francesco, one of the leaders at Squam Lakes Association (a watershed association). Angi is the Director of Development at the SLA and she gives us some insight into her career both as a fundraiser and as a professional speaker. […]

  • How To Raise Funds During The Pandemic For Your Nonprofit: Alesha Mathis

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis features Alesha Mathis, a writer, and mentor in the nonprofit world. Her commitment to nonprofit services and projects manifest her desire to make a difference in the lives of people. She highlights that there are people who want to help and […]

  • Interview with Adrianne Phillips; How To Start a Nonprofit Organization

    For this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis sits down with Adrianne Phillips, a USAF veteran who is the founder of Strategic Alliance for Veteran Organization (SAVI). Her mission is to ensure that veterans are adequately served. Adrianne shares brilliant thoughts on how someone can […]

  • Interview with Paul Vibes;  Have the Right Vibes in Growing Your Business

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis sits down with Paul Vibes, a motivational youth speaker and mentor and the person behind the Buddy Club. Growing up with learning difficulty, he is able to affect people with his “Paul Vibes”. He highlights that we need to have the right […]

  • Interview with Paul Povolni; Grow Your Business With a Brand Mentor

    In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis sits down with Paul Pavolni, a brand mentor who helps businesses establish their brand strategy, brand identity, and brand delivery. He shares his expertise to help businesses attract the audience they want to reach. He highlights that […]

  • Interview with Amanda Mehaffey; The Importance of Donors

    Join with Amada and I as we discuss the importance of donors and how to use them to further your non-profit  Amanda Mehaffey is Director of Grants and Donor Engagement for Living In Freedom Together a non-profit in Worcester, MA. She graduated from Worcester State University with a […]

  • Interview with Maya McNulty; The Art of Fundraising

    Join Maya and me as we discuss event planning, fundraising secrets, and branding!   Get your copy of Fundraising Secrets: https://www.amazon.com/Fundraising-Secrets-Underground-Fundraise-Donations-ebook/dp/B07TPBT3ZB   Maya McNulty is an award-winning cable lifestyle program host that […]

  • Interview with Liam Klein; The Impact of Service Dogs on PTSD

    Impact of service dogs. Hi! I'm Liam. I’m 15 years old. I have been told that I’m too intelligent for my own good and I have PTSD. I developed this disorder after being abused when I was eight years old and watching the same thing happen to a sibling. After being hospitalized shortly […]

  • Interview with Becky Caldwell; What is Strategic Planning and why is it important?

    Join Becky as we discuss strategic planning, the importance of targeting your audience, and fundraising.  Becky Caldwell is an executive coach, podcast host of “Virtual Executive Director,” and the actual executive director of the Virginia Highlands Festival (VHF) in Abingdon, […]

  • Interview with Preston Cone; Facebook Ads, email copy and secrets behind the Google Ad Grant.

    Join Preston as we discuss Facebook Ads, Petitions, Email Copy, $120,000 annual Google Ad Grant, and Google for Nonprofits. This is a can’t miss episode! Cone got his first taste in the field when he had the opportunity to work for Facebook and dove into social media marketing. […]

  • Numbers don't Lie? An Interview with Nicole Heid

    Join Nicole as we discuss Guidestar, taxes, accounting, and all things nonprofit.   Who is Nicole Heid? Hi! I’m Nichole and I’m an experienced accountant, known for helping, educating, and support clients as they grow their businesses and plan for the future. I have spent the last […]

  • Interview with Juliana Hicks; How to secure local sponsors for your nonprofit

    Join Juliana as we discuss how to secure local sponsors for your nonprofit, networking, and much more. Juliana Hicks is the Director of Communications for the Latinx LIFE non-profit. Juliana, along with five other Latinas founded this organization and are helping the youth of the area. […]

  • Interview with Krystal Heller; PTSD, Dogs and Deep Connections

    Join Krystal as we talk about PTSD, Dogs, and deep connections. Krystal L. U. Heller, Vice President (Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army) – Krystal splits her time between the U.S. Army Reserves and her duties as an employee of the U.S. Government. She has 11 years of serving in both Active Duty […]

  • Interview with Lakia Goodman ; What is the best place to find volunteers?

    Join Lakia and me as we discuss free coordination software and the best place to find volunteers.   I am the co-founder and Director of Finance for Positive Transitioning.  I am a CPA registered in the State of Georgia.  My position with Positive Transitioning allows me to wear many […]

  • Interview with Teresa Blaes; The Power of Podcasting

    Join Teresa as we talk about the power of podcasting as a way to spread your mission, vision, and message.   Teresa Blaes has been an entrepreneur and ministry leader for a combined 20 years along with her husband Michael. They used to run the company, Two Blind Marketers and Associates. […]

  • Interview with Candice Liozu; How to Determine What Your Community Needs

    Candice details how she decided on her vision, how to collaborate to jump start your journey, and the importance of systems.   Candice Liozu spent the majority of her career in the for-profit global consulting industry, working for major corporations such as Saint-Gobain and SAP. In […]

  • Interview with Danielle Dee; How to Start A Nonprofit the Right Way

    Join Danielle as we discuss the nuts and bolts of the nonprofit startup to include the paperwork, board composition, taxes, and grant writing. All the steps to start a nonprofit!   My dynamic personality and passion for helping others bring forth intuitive solutions is not one but FOUR […]

  • Interview with Chris Staron; How to increase creativity with your Team

    Join Chris and I as we bring improv to the board room as we discuss how improv rehearsal exercises greatly increase creativity, production, and cohesiveness.  Chris Staron is the host of the Truce Podcast. His films “Bringing up Bobby” and “Between the Walls” have been on […]

  • Interview with James Snow; Legacy, Volunteering and Business Plans

    James talks about Legacy, volunteering, and the importance of a business plan! James Snow runs JAS Advisors Group and hosts the Legacy podcast. Their Mission At the core of what we are as individuals, there will be a few defining principles which we think make each person unique, and in […]

  • Interview with Tim Priebe; Mail Chimp and Marketing Deep Dive

    Join Tim Priebe as we dive deep into marketing, Mail Chimp, web design, and social media.   Tim Priebe is a public speaker, author, columnist, and the owner of T&S Online Marketing. He helps businesses that are worried they don’t have the expertise or time required to invest in […]

  • Interview with Tammi Moses; Why is Networking Important?

    Join us as we discuss the importance of networking Tammi Moses is the founder and Chief Encouragement Officer of Homes Are For Living, LLC; which is a Veteran Woman Owned & Operated business located in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, WA.  Tammi is the Adult Kid of Parents That Hoard ( […]

  • Make Fundraising Suck Less; Interview with Patrick Kirby; How to make Funraising Suck Less

    Get your copy of “Fundraise Awesomer” here**   Join Patrick Kirby as we talk about how to stay sane while fundraising. Patrick Kirby is the Founder of Do Good Better Consulting and a believer that “we’ve always done it this way” is the most dangerous phrase in the English […]

  • Interview with Matt Cubbler; Volunteer Relations, Bad Donors, and Mission Creep

    **Get your copy of “A Brother’s Love: A Memoir” here** Matt Cubbler dives deep into nonprofit misappropriation, volunteer relations, bad donors and mission creep. Matt Cubbler has always lived a life of sacrifice and dedication to others. From serving in the U.S. Army, to working as […]

  • Interview with Lori McNeil; How to get MORE Media Appearances

    **Get your copy of Media Secrets Revealed here** Join Lori A. McNeil and I as we discuss the intricacies of social, local, and national media and the importance of congruency.   I grew up in a creative, hard-working family, and that ethic has been with me all my life.  From making […]

  • Interview with Phil Randazzo; The Power of Showing Up!

    Join Phil and I as we discuss growing your network, the power of showing up, and the value of being in the field. Phil Randazzo is an author, entrepreneur, and the founder of American Dream U.  The nonprofit organization assists the military transitioning into civilian life.  The […]

  • Interview with Denny Katona; Bootstrapping Events and the Veteran Connection

    Join Denny and I as we discuss bootstrapping events and the veteran connection Dennis Katona enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 1993. After serving seven years as an Armor crewman, he became an active-duty Army National Guard recruiter in 2000. In 2002, Dennis transferred […]

  • Shannon Whittington: How to Setup a Nonprofit Board

    **Buy Walk with Warriors here** **Buy Resilient Warriors here**   Join Shannon and me as we discuss nonprofit board composition, storytelling, volunteer expectations and a purpose beyond business.   Shannon is the creator of Authors. She coaches people from Brainstorming to Book […]

  • Interview with Richard Kaufman; What is the Power of We?

    Grab your $.99 copy of “A Hero’s Journey: From Darkness to Light,” by Richard Kaufman Join Richard and I for a quick chat as we discuss the power of “we”, choices, and rebounding. Richard Kaufman's first couple of years in the military were so turbulent that he fell into a […]

  • Interview with Trish Leto; How to do 5 Minute Facebook Lives

    Join Trish and I as we discuss how to leverage Facebook live to increase your social media engagement, how to repurpose videos, and get calls booked.   Trish is a U.S. Navy Veteran and Live video marketing consultant. Her audience has crowned her the QUEEN of 5 Minute Lives™, a simple […]

  • Interview with Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch; The Importance of Market Testing

    Join Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch and me as we discuss the pre-launch phase of your nonprofit, the importance of testing the market, and the value of conducting an ask campaign.   Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch is the CEO/Founder and Podcast Host of Altered Stories Ministry.  She is a wife to […]

  • Interview with Stephen Colon; Solving Problems

    Join Stephen and me as we discuss mistakes, shops, and the guts to have the conversation. Knucklehead Podcast is a podcast where we discuss mistakes that we made, provide perspective to people who could benefit from learning, and spent time with entrepreneurs largely with a military […]

  • Interview with Brian Paul; Spreading your Vision

    Join Brian as we discuss organization expansion, recovery and the impact of your story, Veterans 4 Life USA runs out of Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Phoenix, and Tulsa. At the heart of the organization is Brian Paul and his ever-extending network of resources. Brian Paul, President, and […]

  • Interview with Dave Burlin; Collaboration over Competition

    Join Dave as we discuss the importance of strategic partnerships, events beyond nonprofits, and finding a mission after military life. Dave Burlin is a Certified Professional Sales and Leadership Coach. He specializes in teaching ethical sales techniques and strategies that individuals […]

  • Sha Sparks: the Power of Storytelling

    Join Shā as we discuss storytelling, public speaking and the power of relationships. Shā is the CEO, Chief Excitement Officer, of Sparks of Hope. She is an energetic, loving, and inspiring speaker, and author, as well as a Certified Fearless Living Coach. Also, she has written the book […]

  • Who we are

    Find my show on your favorite platform https://linktr.ee/NonprofitArchitectPodcast Do you know how nonprofits spend all their time chasing donations? Our Partnership program helps build monthly recurring donations to allow you to say no to more work and yes to more donations. We want to […]