Topic: Business Case

Episode 27: Kathleen LaValle

S1E10: Kathleen LaValle, Dallas CASA

[Skills-based volunteering] has really allowed us to move forward in ways I didn’t dream possible. I’ll say particularly in areas related to technology… It has been essential in where we are currently at in our history.

Episode 8: Evan Goldberg

S1E08: Evan Goldberg, NetSuite

We’re not building these charities, we’re not solving the problems that they are solving, we’re bringing them up to do it more effectively, to grow faster. And the feedback I get that says that we have done that is certainly one of the most, if not the most rewarding part of my job.

Episode 38: Tim Smith

S1E07: Tim Smith, The Boston Foundation

I think there is more engagement, more folks joining boards, more folks wanting to volunteer, there are more folks wanting to work for social impact companies, whose business models are to give back.

Episode 32: Rachel Hutchisson

S1E06: Rachel Hutchisson, Blackbaud

Later, looking back I realized I was kind of raised to be aware of the environment, sustainability, volunteerism, giving your skills – that philanthropy is something that really is for everyone. I didn’t realize that was the path until I was able to look back on it.

S1E05: Harriet Harral, Leadership Fort Worth

I am so grateful that I have had the opportunity to live in different parts of the country because it has one: demonstrated clearly what good people there across all of the regions of this country and two: because I get to learn from different perspectives.

Episode 4: Dave Armon

S1E04: Dave Armon, 3BL Media

That’s the stuff that inspires me. It’s the people around me who have had challenges, who have persevered, who are purpose-driven and don’t give up.