News & Updates

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Heart of Giving Podcast, Marty Rodgers video icon

In this week's episode, our guest is Martin “Marty” Rodgers, Accenture's market unit lead for the US South and the office managing director for the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. Marty is an outspoken advocate of social responsibility and is committed to inclusion and diversity. Learn more about his inspiring journey here!
Oct 26, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast, Can Charities Lead on DEIA video icon

In this week's episode, our host and the President & CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Art Taylor, shares his thoughts on DEIA and how the nonprofit sector can lead the nation in addressing some of the challenges with implementing DEIA.
Oct 20, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast, Amit Kumar video icon

In this week's episode, our guest is Amit Kumar who is currently an Asst. Professor of Marketing and Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. We discuss his research into the scientific study of happiness and the impact of random acts of kindness.
Oct 12, 2022

Heart of Giving, Planning Your Philanthropic Legacy video icon

In this week's episode, we present our webinar on "Planning Your Philanthropic Legacy". In this webinar, we discussed the importance of creating a will and building your philanthropic legacy with our guest speakers Barbara O'Reilly from Windmill Hill Consulting, Lori Kranczer from Link Elevating Philanthropy, and Jessica Birken from Birken Law Office.
Oct 05, 2022

Inspiring Collaboration - Jeff Burkhart, Literacy Network video icon

In the first episode of our Inspiring Collaboration Video Series, we chat with Jeff Burkhart, Executive Director, Literacy Network. This organization serves approximately 1,000 low-income adults each year in Dane County, Wisconsin. With more than 500 annual volunteers, they help adults achieve their goals through personalized education services and support. Our collection of Inspiring Collaboration stories showcase impactful examples of organizations embracing collaboration and joining forces to make change happen. Our Inspiring Collaboration Video Series features guests from Accredited Charities who want to share their collaboration journey with us.
Sep 30, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast: My Weekend Celebrating Community Impact Makers video icon

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.
Sep 28, 2022