208. A Pep Talk for 2022: Trends + Advice for Every Nonprofit in the New Year - Katie Appold

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208. A Pep Talk for 2022: Trends + Advice for Every Nonprofit in the New Year - Katie Appold

Meet Katie. As a former nonprofit ED, she's been in the trenches from fundraising to ops to marketing before becoming an industry leader. Today, she leads Do More Good, the parent organization of Nonprofit Hub and Cause Camp which collectively serve more than 50,000 nonprofits throughout North America. We're talking through the trends she's tracking as well as advice she has for nonprofits beyond the New Year. She's dropping some marketing wisdom and shares why you have to stop saying your nonprofit is, "the best kept secret." Tune in to hear why🎧


  • Katie’s story and journey to where she is today (2:18)
  • The current state of the nonprofit sector (5:30)
  • Katie’s advice as we move into a new year (9:00)
  • Scaling our organizations for deeper impact (11:45)
  • Clarifying our messages (17:00)
  • Growing our messages digitally, and standing out within all the noise in our world today (19:00)
  • Leveraging technology to work smarter not harder (19:30)
  • The power of community (21:00)
  • A powerful moment of philanthropy in Katie’s life (24:00)
  • Katie’s One Good Thing: Pursue the educational things you’ve wanted to pursue. (27:37)

For more information and episode details visit: www.weareforgood.com/episode/208

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