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Episode List


Episode 39: Importance of Generational Grantmaking: A Conversation with Phillips Foundation

March 9, 2023

Episode 38: Power of Participatory Grantmaking: A Conversation with Food & Farm Communications Fund

March 6, 2023

Episode 37: A Community Designed for Generosity: A Conversation with Dimensional Innovations

December 19, 2022

Episode 36: Repair and Restoration: A Conversation with The Kansas City Museum

October 12, 2022

Episode 35: Transforming Community Through Art: A Conversation with Englewood Arts

September 9, 2022

Episode 34: Navigating Current Challenges and Trends in Philanthropy: A Conversation with Jeremy Tennenbaum of Vanguard

July 14, 2022

Episode 33: Branding with a Big Heart: A Conversation with Chase McAnulty of Charlie Hustle

June 30, 2022

Episode 32: Revitalizing the Rock Island Bridge: A Conversation with Mike Zeller

May 5, 2022

Episode 31: Resiliency in Resettlement: A Conversation with Della Lamb and Jewish Vocational Services (Part 2)

October 20, 2021

Episode 30: Resiliency in Resettlement: A Conversation with Della Lamb and Jewish Vocational Services (Part 1)

October 20, 2021

Episode 29: Empowering Student Success Beyond High School: A Conversation with Jade Valdez and Ben Richardson

October 8, 2021

Episode 28: Disaster Response and Relief: A Conversation with Heart to Heart International

August 31, 2021

Episode 27: Exploring Early Childhood Care and Education: A Conversation with Shannon Rudisill

July 28, 2021

Episode 26: Building Healthy Communities: A Conversation with Jeron Ravin and Emmet Pierson Jr.

July 1, 2021

Episode 25: The Next Generation of Philanthropy: A Conversation with Sharna Goldseker and Michael Moody

May 18, 2021

Episode 24: Employee-Inspired Giving: A Conversation with Laura Coy and Paige LaCour of William Blair

April 9, 2021

Episode 23: Supporting the Mental Health of Kids and Families: A Conversation with Barbara Unell

February 23, 2021

Episode 22: How to Give Back as a Family: A Conversation with Senior Philanthropic Advisors Gwen Wurst and Whitney Hosty

November 20, 2020

Episode 21: Year-End Giving Tax Strategies: A Conversation with Vice President & Corporate Counsel Corey Ziegler

November 20, 2020

Episode 20: A Deep Culture of Generosity: A Conversation with Nancy Phelps of JE Dunn Construction

October 29, 2020

Episode 19: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Arts: A Conversation with Randy Cohen

September 15, 2020

Episode 18: Trust-Based Philanthropy: A Conversation with Shaady Salehi and Philip Li

August 7, 2020

Episode 17: Supporting Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with Virginia Clarke

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February 27, 2020

Episode 16: Integrating Arts in Education: A Conversation with Susanne Shutz and Martin English

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January 30, 2020

Episode 15: Making a Greater Impact: A Conversation with Mollie Carter and Paul Chan

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November 20, 2019

Episode 14: Supporting Local Students Through Scholarships: A Conversation with Kerm Fendler, Steph Hart and Alexis Medina

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September 16, 2019

Episode 13: A Catalyst for Community Giving: A Conversation with Dr. Marjorie Williams

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August 13, 2019

Episode 12: Combating Human Trafficking: A Conversation with Victor Boutros

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June 25, 2019

Episode 11: Philanthropy is for Everyone: A Conversation with Anthony Shop of Social Driver

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May 21, 2019

Episode 10: Creating a Culture of Giving Back: A Conversation with Austin Hall of Pro Athlete

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April 15, 2019

Episode 9: An Introduction to Opportunity Zones: A Conversation with Ross Baird

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March 4, 2019

Episode 8: Empowering Family Philanthropy: A Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

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February 25, 2019

Episode 7: Advising Across Generations: A Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

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February 25, 2019

Episode 6: Exploring the Eviction Epidemic: A Conversation with Tara Raghuveer

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December 14, 2018

Episode 5: Pursuing Impactful Philanthropy: A Conversation with Claude Thau

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November 20, 2018

Episode 4: Joyful Giving: A Conversation with Ann Harbin

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October 16, 2018

Episode 3: VML Foundation Celebrates $2 Million in Giving

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September 20, 2018

Episode 2: Supporting Postsecondary Education Dreams with Gene Balloun

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August 28, 2018

Episode 1: Introducing the Grow Your Giving Podcast

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August 28, 2018