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    DBD PODCAST: Engaging Local Government as a Major Donor/Partner

    Posted by DBD Team on Jun. 29, 2021

    As a non-profit, how can you connect with local government policy makers who share your vision to serve your community? 

    What knowledge as a "boots on the ground" organization can you contribute to your collaboration with city or state government elected officials to serve your community better?

    In this month's episode of the DBD Podcast, Jon Simons interviews two leaders in the Richmond, VA area who share their insights about successful partnerships between the non-profit sector and local government: Abigail Farris Rogers,  President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Richmond, and Eva Colen, Manager of Office of Children and Families for the city of Richmond, VA.

    This insightful podcast will give you practical ways to engage with your local government to create partnerships that help to serve your community in deeper ways and help officials to solve problems with more efficient, informed solutions, and better policies.

     

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    Topics: Collaborations, Podcast, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

    DBD PODCAST: Partnerships and Collaborations

    Posted by DBD Team on Mar. 26, 2021

    What are the questions you should ask before engaging in a collaboration? 

    What are the characteristics of successful - and not successful - partnerships?

    In this month's episode of the DBD Podcast, Bruce Berglund, Kellie Wardman and Jon Simons discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with partnering or  collaborating with other organizations. 

    This engaging 24 minute podcast will give you, your team and your volunteers a solid background to making the most of collaborative opportunities that come your way. 

     

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    Topics: Collaborations, Podcast, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

    NONPROFIT ECOSYSTEMS PART 2

    Posted by Kellie Wardman on Jul. 29, 2020

    This is the second of a two-part series. Read the first part here. 

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    Topics: Development, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

    NONPROFIT ECOSYSTEMS PART 1

    Posted by Kellie Wardman on Jul. 17, 2020

    In a recent strategic planning meeting, a former hospital president suggested to the committee, “We must collaborate, or we won’t survive.”

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    Topics: Development, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

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