Podcasts have become increasingly popular, especially for younger listeners. No matter what industry you’re interested in, you’ll be able to find plenty of podcasts filled with valuable information on topics you care about. The nonprofit sector is no exception; you can find fantastic podcasts featuring inspirational stories, advice and information on starting a nonprofit, and tips and tricks to improve your fundraising efforts. Here are just a few philanthropy podcasts you should listen to.
The Impact Podcast by Neetal Parekh
Neetal Parekh is the founder and CEO of Innov8social, a nonprofit dedicated to spreading the word about the honest perspectives and stories about social enterprise, design, nutrition, impact investing, and startup methodologies. There topics cover a wide-range of what you need to know when working with a nonprofit, so educate yourself and get ready to change the world. No matter what topic you want advice on with philanthropies, Parekh likely has it featured on her podcast. You’ll also find that much of her advice is applicable to other areas of life.
Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs by Fergal Byrne
Fergal Byrne is focused on inspiring social entrepreneurs committed to building a better world through their work. So many people want to make the world a better place and focus on specific causes to champion. The aim of these entrepreneurs is to spread the stories of others giving you a real look at the highs and lows of the industry and how to stay the course when building and maintaining yours. It’s great to get advice and inspiration from people who have already trudged the path you’re on right now.
The Tim Ferriss Show by Tim Ferriss
The Tim Ferriss Show is dedicated to interviewing professionals of multiple areas and extracting the valuable information you can use to improve your nonprofit. Some examples include their favorite books to read, their most effective morning routines, exercise habits, and time-management tricks. These skills you can use across the board, whether you’re running a charity, starting your own company, or still in school.
Tiny Spark by Amy Costello
Amy Costello investigates philanthropy, nonprofits, and for-profit social initiatives. If you want to stay up-to-date with what’s happening related to these topics, this podcast is for you. Costello is always open to receiving your tips, so you can send them in. You can also send in questions to the show and you might just get a great answer.
Whatever nonprofit or social justice project you may have in the works, let these podcasts provide you with inspiration to get started (or follow through) and give you practical tips to apply to your everyday life like a professional. You’ll find endless benefits from listening to these podcasts and your journey will be a little bit smoother.