My guest for this episode is Mike Burns. Mike began his career as an executive director of a community health center and now has over 20 years of experience as a nonprofit manager. Since 1994 Mike has been an organizational development consultant and partner in BWB Solutions. Since 2017 Mike has been faculty in the University of New Haven’s Nonprofit Management Certificate Program. Mike’s consulting practice focuses on strategic planning, governance, and helping nonprofits assess their readiness for strategic alliances. Mike is also a fellow researcher on two national studies about nonprofit board leadership conducted through the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.

A couple of unique things about Mike are he operates an organic farm and has been a professional foster parent for nearly 20 years!

Here’s what to expect during the episode:

  • What is marketing for a nonprofit organization?
  • Why is marketing important to nonprofit organizations?
  • What impact can a successful marketing campaign have on nonprofit organizations?
  • What are the four Ps of nonprofit marketing strategy?


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