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calendar_today Friday, September 21, 2018

access_time 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET

attach_money Free


The third episode of Nonprofit Radio Month at Foundation Center features Tony Martignetti in Conversation with Foundation Center’s most popular fundraising expert, Senior Social Sector Librarian Susan Shiroma, alongside Stuart Post, Executive Director of the Meringoff Family Foundation, and a Meringoff Foundation grantee, Read Alliance’s Executive Director Danielle Guindo.

Family foundations can be an outstanding resource for organizations, both as a funder and as a partner. However, it’s not uncommon for nonprofits to run up against the phrase “contributes only to pre-selected organizations” in their research. How do charities successfully navigate around roadblocks like these, and get on the radar of family foundations? In this conversation, discover philanthropy from the viewpoint of funders themselves. Gain a new understanding of what foundations are looking for in the nonprofits they work with, and what it truly means to build and steward a meaningful relationship with a funder. The guests will offer insights on the inner workings of the application process, and what happens after the grant is awarded, as a foundation and its nonprofit grantee work together over time to generate social change.

Join us at 1-2 pm ET on Fridays in September for all 4 episodes in Nonprofit Radio Month at Foundation Center:

About Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio:
Big Nonprofit Ideas for the Other 95%

Board relations. Fundraising. Volunteer management. Prospect research. Legal compliance. Accounting. Finance. Investments. Donor relations. Public relations. Marketing. Technology. Social media. Every nonprofit struggles with these issues. Big nonprofits hire experts. The other 95% listen to Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio. Trusted experts and leading thinkers join Tony each week to tackle the tough issues. If you have big dreams but a small budget, you have a home at Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio.

Foundation Center Month on Nonprofit Radio will be Tony’s first-ever studio audiences! We hope you’ll be with us. Sign up to attend the live, in-person program, or watch the online broadcast. 

Nonprofit Radio is the most listened to, longest-running, most consistent podcast for nonprofits. He’s got 13,000+ weekly listeners and there’s been a show each week since July 2010. If you can’t join us in the audience, watch Foundation Center Month on Nonprofit Radio live on FC’s YouTube channel or catch the podcast on iTunes at

Join us to make Nonprofit Radio history at the Foundation Center!


  • Learn how family foundations select who to work with as grantees
  • Discover how to get on a family foundation's radar
  • Learn techniques to build better relationships with funders

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Board members
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Program directors and staff


Danielle Guindo Executive Director Read Alliance
Stuart Post Executive Director Meringoff Family Foundation
Tony Martignetti Host Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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