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Change Agentz Podcast

179 EpisodesProduced by Tracy V. AllenWebsite

With the perfect balance of professionalism and wit, Change Agentz is your go-to resource for turning ideas into realities with three information-filled segments Impact Monday, Mission Impact Series, and Cause Tales. We discuss the strategies and concepts rooted in experience, research, efficacy, su… read more

179 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

Planning the Year Ahead | Mission Impact Series

December 12th, 2022

17:35

2023 will be my year! In this episode, we'll be discussing how to plan for the year ahead for social impact businesses. Whether you're a board member or executive director, there are key things you need to keep in mind …

Wrapping Up Your Year | Mission Impact Series

December 5th, 2022

13:36

As the year comes to a close, it's important to take some time to reflect on your accomplishments and failures and set goals for the coming year. In this episode, we'll discuss some tips on how to wrap up your year as a …

Year-End Fundraising Strategies | Mission Impact Series

November 28th, 2022

14:09

As the year comes to a close, it's important for nonprofits and other social impact businesses to start thinking about their year-end fundraising strategies. In this video, we discuss four different approaches that can …

Giving Tuesday | Mission Impact Series

November 22nd, 2022

10:53

Giving Tuesday is near! In this episode, we'll give you some tips and strategies to make the most of your nonprofit's giving day. From donation tracking to social media outreach, we've got you covered.


Listen and …

This Smells Spoiled

September 2nd, 2022

14:03

There is a lot of talks these days about social impact businesses - businesses that are supposed to do good in the world while also making money. 

But sometimes it seems like the people running those businesses can't …

Myths, Lies, & Facts: Nonprofits Should Maintain a Low Overhead

August 26th, 2022

11:21

There's a lot of talk in the nonprofit sector about overhead. 

Some people think it should be low, while others believe it's necessary to invest in …

Everything You Hear Isn't Real

August 19th, 2022

18:18

There's a lot of noise out there when it comes to social impact businesses. 

So much information - and misinformation - flying around that it can be tough to make heads or tails of it all. 

In this podcast, we break …

Myths, Lies, & Facts: Fiscal Sponsorship

August 12th, 2022

12:18

There are a lot of myths out there about fiscal sponsorship.

 In this podcast, we debunk some of the most common ones and lay out the facts. 

Fiscal sponsorship can be a great way to get your nonprofit off the ground, …

Funds Awarded: What's Next

August 5th, 2022

17:14

You've just been awarded a grant! Congratulations! 

You've just received the exciting news that your company has been chosen to receive a grant for …

Can You Turn Your LLC Into A Nonprofit

July 29th, 2022

16:37

There is a lot of confusion as to whether or not you can turn an LLC into a nonprofit, if it can be done - how? 

If it can be done - why? How do you determine if the transition is the right one for you? 

Listen to Learn!

Good Nonprofit Ideas vs Bad Ones

July 22nd, 2022

12:03

What separates a good nonprofit idea from a bad one? 

In this podcast, we'll explore some of the key factors that make an idea work - or not. 

Listen to learn more!

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Whose Responsibility Is It?

July 12th, 2022

18:13

There are a lot of moving parts in any social impact business. 

From the people who come up with the idea to those who bring it to life, everyone has …

It Ain't A Hustle

July 7th, 2022

14:52

There's a lot of talk about "hustlers" in the business world. But what if there was a different way? What if you could start and grow a successful …

Citizen-Focused Purpose | Part 4: Thinking Long-Term | Mission Impact

June 22nd, 2022

11:26

In this video, we explore the idea of having a long-term focus and how it can help your business succeed. 

We also discuss the importance of being …

Citizen-Focused Purpose | Part 3: Using Citizen Feedback to Drive Change | Mission Impact

June 15th, 2022

9:16

How do you make sure that your business/organization is responsive to the needs of its citizens?  

In this video, we explore how one city is using citizen feedback to drive change and improve responsiveness.   

We also …

Citizen-Focused Purpose | Part 2: Develop a Map of How Citizens Experience those Journeys

June 8th, 2022

7:20

Mapping out how citizens experience your product or service can be a daunting task.   

But it's a critical step in creating a customer-focused organization.   

In this video, we'll show you how to develop a …

Citizen-Focused Purpose | Part 1_ Measuring Citizen Satisfaction | Mission Impact

June 1st, 2022

7:49

Citizen satisfaction is a key metric for governments and businesses alike.  

In this video, we take a look at how to measure citizen satisfaction and some of the best practices for doing so.  

Learn what goes into …

Designing Your Business Model for Social Impact | Part 4: Operating and Resource Strategy

May 30th, 2022

9:19

Operating and Resource Strategy is all about creating value for your business while also making a positive social impact. In this video, Tracy and Ty explain how to design your business model to achieve both of these …

Designing Your Business Model for Social Impact | Part 3: Business Model | Mission Impact

May 27th, 2022

23:16

There's no one way to run a business. 

In this video, Tracy and Ty will teach you about the different business models you can use to get your company off the ground.  

Whether you're looking for a traditional model or …

Designing Your Business Model for Social Impact| Part 2: Social Venture & Social Impact Strategy

May 25th, 2022

11:21

In today's business landscape, it's more important than ever to have a social impact strategy.   

Tracy and Ty will discuss what makes a company strong and weak and explore strategies that will help you make the most …

Designing Your Business Model for Social Impact | Part 1: Who is a Change Agent | Mission Impact

May 23rd, 2022

8:04

Are you passionate about making a difference in the world?   

Do you want to start or grow a business, but don't know how to make social impact part of your model?  

If you answered, “yes” to all of these questions, …

Should Grant Writers Have Relationships With Funders | Mission Impact Series

May 20th, 2022

16:00

In this episode of the Mission Impact Series Podcast, we explore whether or not grant writers should have relationships with funders. We’ll also …

Can I Get A Grant For That? | Mission Impact Series

May 18th, 2022

34:13

In this episode of the Mission Impact Series segment, we explore the types of grants that are most readily available; what is available and what is not available as far as grants go, because not all grants are created …

Grant Readiness Assessment: Why | Mission Impact Series

May 16th, 2022

21:09

The Grant Readiness Assessment is a series of questions that will help you and your organization determine if you're ready to apply for government grants.

In this episode, we'll walk through the key factors in …

Social Impact Business Craze | Mission Impact Series

May 11th, 2022

25:43

Looking to make a real difference in the world with your business? Check out this new episode of the Mission Impact Series Segment! In each episode, we'll explore the exciting and growing trend of social impact …

Mistakes To Avoid | Mission Impact Series

May 4th, 2022

25:43

In this episode of the Mission Impact Series segment, we'll be discussing some of the most common mistakes that social entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them. From not having a clear vision, to not spending enough …

Goals Are Not Objectives | Mission Impact Series

April 27th, 2022

11:53

If you're anything like us, you're always striving to improve and achieve more. But in order to do that, you need to be clear on what your goals are. This is where many people get tripped up - they confuse goals with …

Government Contracting: What You Need To Know

April 21st, 2022

12:12

Impact Monday | Change Agentz TV

Are you familiar with Government Contracting? Well, it's not as simple as you think it is. There are a lot of things that you need to know about it!   Watch as Tracy V. Allen gives us …

Why Would I Be Removed | Mission Impact Series

April 20th, 2022

12:45

We all know the feeling. You've put blood, sweat, and tears into your company. You are the face of the brand and the engine that drives it forward. …

DEI: The Culture of Funding | Mission Impact Series

April 13th, 2022

18:12

If you're looking to jumpstart your diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, look no further! Our new podcast, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: 

The State of Social Impact Businesses in 2022 | Mission Impact Series

April 6th, 2022

24:17

Are you curious about the future of social impact businesses? Do you want to know what trends and opportunities await this industry in 2022? 

Then this is the podcast for you! 

Join us as we explore the latest …

Focus On Impact | Part 4: Systems for Implementation | Mission Impact

February 9th, 2022

12:39

If you want to make the most impact with your nonprofit, social enterprise or social service organization, then you need to focus on looking at systems. Systems are the structures that allow you to do what it is that …

Focus On Impact | Part 3: Communicate the Magnitude of Your Solution | Mission Impact

February 2nd, 2022

11:20

Learn how to communicate the magnitude of your solution in a way that will make people say "yes" and donate/contribute to organization.

In this video …

Focus On Impact | Part 2: Understand the purpose of Impact | Mission Impact

January 26th, 2022

11:56

"What is the purpose of impact in a social enterprise or nonprofit?"

A lot of people are talking about "impact." But what does it mean? You’ll will learn about the importance of understanding the power and purpose …

Focus On Impact | Part 1: Problems and Assessment | Mission Impact

January 19th, 2022

10:04

In this episode of Focus on Impact, we explore the problems and solutions around social impact. From nonprofits to social enterprises, from corporate …

Wrapping up your Year | Mission Impact

January 12th, 2022

45:27

As a social impact business, you need to show that you are upholding your mission. So, what does that mean for you and your team? It means that you …

Operational Framework | Mission Impact

January 6th, 2022

1:07:14

One of the important things when doing business is to have a solid operational framework. Surprisingly, a lot of businesses are still operating …

Wrapping up your Year | Part 4: Develop a Strategy | Mission Impact

December 20th, 2021

8:24

You’ve set your goals, and now you need to put some strategy behind those goals. Here comes another team pow wow. I really hope you like the people you work with a lot.

Press play to learn more.

Listen and Subscribe to …

Wrapping up your Year | Part 3: Set New Goal | Mission Impact

December 17th, 2021

9:18

Once you have figured out what's not working, you and your team need to set new goals to succeed. You want to make sure those goals are mission-aligned and significantly improve your bottom line in all areas.

Press play …

Wrapping up your Year | Part 2: Identify Areas of Improvement | Mission Impact

December 15th, 2021

14:00

Audit your systems and processes. Are they working, or are they failing? You will only know if you take the time to meet with your team over a full …

Wrapping up your Year | Part 1: Highlight your Impact | Mission Impact

December 13th, 2021

14:03

As a social impact business, you need to show that you are upholding your mission. So, what does that mean for you and your team? It means that you …

Operational Framework | Part 4: Operational Infrastructure | Mission Impact

November 26th, 2021

17:31

Watch and Listen as Tracy and Ty discuss Operational Infrastructure involving facilities, systems, and processes, technology, data.

Listen as Tracy …

Operational Framework | Part 3: Infrastructure Investment | Mission Impact

November 26th, 2021

17:46

Watch and Listen as Tracy and Ty discuss Infrastructure Investment involving program impact, operational efficiency, revenue generation.

Listen and …

Operational Framework | Part 2: Financial Management | Mission Impact

November 24th, 2021

25:43

One of the important things when doing business is to have a solid operational framework. Surprisingly, a lot of businesses are still operating …

Operational Framework | Part 1: Systematic Communication | Mission Impact

November 22nd, 2021

15:39

One of the important things when doing business is to have a solid operational framework. Surprisingly, a lot of businesses are still operating …

Year-End Fundraising Framework - Part 4 | The Biggest Ask Last | Mission Impact Series

November 7th, 2021

15:17

September through December every year is considered giving season. If your organization wants to tap into the hearts and pockets of those that want to support your cause and help you create impact, you need to …

Year-End Fundraising Framework - Part 3 | Giving Tuesday Strategies | Mission Impact Series

November 4th, 2021

15:16

September through December every year is considered giving season. If your organization wants to tap into the hearts and pockets of those that want to support your cause and help you create impact, you need to …

Year-End Fundraising Framework - Part 2 | Creating a Compelling Message | Mission Impact Series

November 2nd, 2021

14:26

September through December every year is considered giving season.  If your organization wants to tap into the hearts and pockets of those who want to support your cause and help you create impact, you need to …

Year-End Fundraising Framework - Part 1 | Getting Prepared | Mission Impact Series

November 1st, 2021

11:53

September through December every year is considered giving season.  If your organization wants to tap into the hearts and pockets of those who want to support your cause and help you create impact, you need to …

Keeping It Legit - Record Keeping | Change Agentz Podcast

September 29th, 2021

26:24

Listen as Tracy and Ty will give you strategies to help you keep accurate records in your SEE or NP which will get you one step closer to compliance.  


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Keeping It Legit - Compliance | Change Agentz Podcast

September 27th, 2021

16:26

Listen as Tracy and Ty give you strategies to help you keep you SEE or NP compliant with the state, federal government, and donor/investors .  


11 Nonprofit Content Ideas | Change Agentz Podcast

September 24th, 2021

21:30

Are you having issues putting together consistent content for your nonprofit organization? Here are some strategies that will give you years of effortless content.


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The 4 C's of Content Marketing for Nonprofits & Businesses | Change Agentz Podcast

September 22nd, 2021

11:01

The basics of marketing are simpler than you might thing.  As long as you stick to these 4 C's of marketing you will see strives in engagement and growth.  I have some of the best marketers on my team.  Let's see how we …

Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits | Change Agentz Podcast

September 20th, 2021

10:13

Learn the best practices for marketing yourself on social media as a nonprofit organization.

Let’s talk about how we can help your organization attain sustainability


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Why You Need a Facilitator For Your Strategic Planning Sessions | Change Agentz Podcast

September 17th, 2021

10:58

Have you ever wondered why you would need to pay someone to come in and facilitate your strategic planning session?  You may think it's a waste of …

3 Steps to Strategic Planning | Change Agentz Podcast

September 15th, 2021

8:47

There are three basic steps to creating a strategic plan.  Let's explore what each one is and how they work to help you achieve your ultimate goal

Strategic Planning Framework | Change Agentz Podcast

September 13th, 2021

11:31

Learn the 7 basic components of the Strategic Planning Framework and how it can help to elevate your organization.

Let's talk about creating a strategic plan of action that works for your organization's success. 


8 Types of Business Plans | Change Agentz Podcast

August 27th, 2021

10:50

Learn about the 8 different types of business plan services that we offer at TVA Consulting who needs which one.   


Let's help you create your …

SWOT Analysis for Business Plans | Change Agentz Podcast

August 25th, 2021

10:51

The SWOT Analysis plays a pivotal role in preparing an excellent business plan.  

Join the discussion to find out why.  

We want to help you put …

Business Management Skills & the Business Plan | Change Agentz Podcast

August 23rd, 2021

10:50

What does your business management skills have to do with your business plan?


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for Implementable Strategies that Social Entrepreneur can use to create IMPACT!


Don't forget to Listen and …

13 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan | Change Agentz Podcast

August 20th, 2021

11:15

Learn why you need a business plan to be successful! 

Let's help you create a business worthy of funding and execution


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for …

The 6 "O's" of the Business Plan | Change Agentz Podcast

August 18th, 2021

10:54

The 6 O's of the business plan relates to consumer behavior.  So, let's explore.    

Let's help you create a business worthy of funding and execution.


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for Implementable Strategies that Social …

Business Plan Best Practices | Change Agentz Podcast

August 16th, 2021

10:51

Here are some tips for writing a business plan worthy of being funded.   Let's help you create that fundable business plan.


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for Implementable Strategies that Social Entrepreneur can use to …

7 Steps to Improve Your Social Impact with Measurements | Change Agentz Podcast

August 12th, 2021

17:18

Having a Social Impact doesn't stop the moment you started it. It's only the beginning. Of course, we want to make it grow, right?  Listen as Tracy V. Allen share 7 steps that will help improve your Social Impact and …

The 3 E's of Social Entrepreneurship | Change Agentz Podcast

August 10th, 2021

10:58

When it comes to building Social Entrepreneurship, there are a couple of things that you need to take note of. One of those things is the 3 E's of Social Entrepreneurship. 

Want to find out what are those? Listen as …

5 Steps to Successful Change | Change Agentz Podcast

August 8th, 2021

15:49

Understanding the Theory of Change and the strategies to implement change successfully in your organization or company is going to be paramount to …

Strategic Planning Framework | Change Agentz Podcast

July 29th, 2021

11:10

Learn the 7 basic components of the Strategic Planning Framework and how it can help to elevate your organization.    

Let's talk about creating a strategic plan of action that works for your organization's success. 


3 Steps to Strategic Planning | Change Agentz Podcast

July 27th, 2021

8:47

There are three basic steps to creating a strategic plan.  Let's explore what each one is and how they work to help you achieve your ultimate goal.

Why Strategic Planning: The Benefits Outweight the Cost | Change Agentz Podcast

July 25th, 2021

11:03

Wondering why you need to create a strategic plan for your nonprofit or company?  Watch to find out more?


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for Implementable Strategies that Social Entrepreneur can use to create IMPACT!


Don't …

10 Steps to Starting a Social Enterprise | Change Agentz Podcast

July 22nd, 2021

16:16

Find out what are the 10 Steps that you need to do in order to start your Social Enterprise.  


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for Implementable Strategies that Social Entrepreneur can use to create IMPACT!


Don't forget to …

Which type of Social Enterprise Should you Choose | Change Agentz Podcast

July 20th, 2021

13:57

Choosing the right type of social enterprise is important to your success in the social impact industry. Learn about the various types so that you can choose the right one for success.    


Listen to Tracy V. Allen for …

Social Enterprise Legal Structure | Change Agentz Podcast

July 19th, 2021

20:12

When you plan to build your own social enterprise, you also need to make sure that you are aware of the different legal structures that you can consider, the advantages and disadvantages of each one.

Listen as Tracy V. …

Preparing for a Quality Assessment | Mission Impact | Change Agentz Podcast

July 14th, 2021

14:39

The time to Preparing for a Quality Assessment is now!  

Today on Mission Impact Series, you will learn how completing a comprehensive mid-year business assessment makes updating your business plan easier. Let’s not …

How To Start A Social Enterprise | Impact Monday | Change Agentz Podcast

July 12th, 2021

16:29

Learn the 12 Steps to starting a successful Social Enterprise.   

Let's help you create a social enterprise that maximizes your revenue and Community …

Workflow Management: Systems and Processes| Mission Impact | Change Agentz Podcast

July 9th, 2021

19:34

In order to keep your business running smoothly and being productive at the same time, you need to have systems and processes in place.  And you can do that by knowing about Workflow Management.

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Developing and Maintaining Profitable Programs | Mission Impact | Change Agentz Podcast

July 7th, 2021

16:16

Developing and Maintaining Profitable Programs is one way to keep your Social Impact Business a Success. But where should you start? Watch as we …

How to Organize Your Business | Impact Monday | Change Agentz Podcast

July 5th, 2021

14:41

The corporate binder is where you keep all the important documents necessary for running your business, social enterprise, and nonprofit organization to stay compliant and effective.  Setting up a corporate binder is …

Hire and Retain Staff | Mission Impact | Change Agentz Podcast

July 2nd, 2021

27:40

Your staffs are the people who will help you create and build a successful Social Impact Business. So, let's discuss some strategies on how you can …

Effective Leadership Strategies | Change Agentz Podcast

June 30th, 2021

13:37

Effective Leadership is one of the keys to a successful Social Impact Business. So, let's discuss some strategies that and assist you with become the …

Assess Your Systems and Processes | Change Agentz Podcast

June 28th, 2021

12:02

As busy business owners, the activities that we partake in the design, build, and fund our business become ritualistic. You are on autopilot just …

Where Are My Clients | Mission Impact Series | Change Agentz Podcast

June 25th, 2021

10:55

Once you have identified who your clients are, the next step is to figure out where they are and how to have a steady stream of them beating down your door. Let’s talk about how to find them through various portals.

Who's Your Client | Mission Impact Series

June 23rd, 2021

17:41

Do you know who your clients are? How do you know who they are? To truly know who your clients are, you need to complete some boots-on-the-ground …

Myths, Lies, Facts: Social Impact Businesses Don't Need To Pay | Mission Impact Series | Change Agentz Podcast

June 21st, 2021

8:11

Do social impact businesses need to pay? There is a misconception that this particular industry for-profit social enterprises or nonprofits don't …

Myths, Lies, Facts: Major Donors | Mission Impact Series | Change Agentz Podcast

June 18th, 2021

12:19

What have you heard about major donors? Have you heard that they are easy to get? Have you heard that they are easy to retain? Let's talk about what's true and not what’s not when it comes to securing and retaining …

Case Study: How Having One Main Revenue Stream Can Topple Your Organization | Mission Impact Series

June 16th, 2021

10:53

Sometimes an organization can get a Golden Goose - a Corporation or Foundation that donates/contributes enough money to keep the organization afloat. …

Assess Your Systems and Processes | Impact Monday | Change Agentz Podcast

June 14th, 2021

12:02

As busy business owners, the activities that we partake in the design, build, and fund our business become ritualistic. You are on autopilot just …

Strategic Planning Framework | Change Agentz Podcast

June 11th, 2021

11:10

Learn the 7 basic components of the Strategic Planning Framework and how it can help to elevate your organization.    

Let's talk about creating a strategic plan of action that works for your organization's success.  

Strategic Implementation | Change Agentz Podcast

June 9th, 2021

10:54

Wondering what the process is to implement the plan you have created for your organization?  

Want to know how you monitor this plan for effectiveness during the implementation stage?    

Listen and watch to find out …

Why You Need a Facilitator For Your Strategic Planning Sessions | Change Agentz Podcast

June 7th, 2021

10:57

Have you ever wondered why you would need to pay someone to come in and facilitate your strategic planning session?  

You may think it's a waste of …

The Strategic Management Process | Change Agentz Podcast

June 4th, 2021

11:47

The Strategic Management Process Is comprised of 4 main parts.  

Let's explore them!  

Don’t forget to follow, like, subscribe, and leave a comment …

Strategic Planning for Social Impact | Change Agentz Podcast

June 2nd, 2021

11:07

Can strategic planning and social impact coexist?  

Let find out!   

Don’t forget to follow, like, subscribe, and leave a comment or question. 

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Tips and Strategies for Partnering Successfully | Change Agentz Podcast

May 24th, 2021

9:36

Along the lines of community partners why do you need them you have to understand how to partner to optimize your success. What does that partnership …

Community Partners - Why You Need Them | Change Agentz Podcast

May 21st, 2021

12:44

If you’re going to be a true Social Impactor/Change Agent you are going to need a Village to help you change/impact your community. Building true community partners that are mutually beneficial is an art in relationship …

Myths, Lies, and Facts: Fundraising Millions – Celebrates | Change Agentz Podcast

May 19th, 2021

14:30

As a social impactor you may hear often all the celebrities are raising millions of dollars in a matter of hours, days, or weeks and think, wow, that …

Protecting Your Assets | Change Agentz Podcast

May 16th, 2021

13:26

Protecting your assets as a continuation of our last podcast on business insurance and Workmen’s Compensation. We go through various steps forms and documents that you can use to make sure that you are protecting your …

Business Insurance & Workman's Compensation | Change Agentz Podcast

May 13th, 2021

12:44

Most entrepreneurs start their business is to make money and that is their number one focus. They don’t stop to think about the plethora of other …

Myths, Lies, & Facts |All We Need To Do Is Ask | Change Agentz Podcast

May 11th, 2021

10:30

“Ask and you shall receive!” This is one of the BIGGEST Lies told to Social Impact Entrepreneurs. Granted, if you don’t ask you will never receive, …

Planning Your Launch | Change Agentz Podcast

May 9th, 2021

11:19

Starting a social impact business? Introducing a new program or service to your audience? It is imperative that you take some steps before and after the initial introduction to make sure that you are presenting your …

Marketing Your Mission | Change Agentz Podcast

May 6th, 2021

11:16

The mission is the most important component of successful social impact business. It is literally your GPS to success. So, marketing the mission to …

Telling Stories | Marketing Your Social Impact Biz - Part IV | Change Agentz Podcast

May 4th, 2021

15:06

A creative impact-driven story is the secret sauce to pulling at heartstrings that make people open their purse strings. Everyone likes a come-up …

Consistency Matters | Achieving Sustainability-Part IV | Change Agentz Podcast

May 3rd, 2021

15:35

Today on Mission Impact the final episode in the series, "Achieving Sustainability," Tracy and Ty will talk about why consistency in your mission message, awareness, visibility, and promotion is essential to the success …

Myths, Lies, & Facts: Funding Use | Change Agentz Podcast

April 26th, 2021

16:42

Let’s clear up all the misconceptions about funding your social cause and give you the real unadulterated facts about the most effective ways to get …

Time Management Tools and Strategies - Part II | Change Agentz Podcast

April 23rd, 2021

22:54

We will be exploring some tools, strategies, and concepts that can help you become better at managing your time and increase your productivity. …

What is it and Why is it Important: Time Management - Part I | Change Agentz Podcast

April 21st, 2021

17:11

Let’s discuss the one thing that everybody thinks they’re either good at or very bad at and how are affects your business productivity. Listen for …

Myths, Lies, and Facts| Grants | Change Agentz Podcast

April 19th, 2021

14:05

What’s the real tea about the social impact industry. We hear all the myths & lies that sound enticing but are they for the next level or jail.  Let’s talk about it. Listen for more information.

Don’t forget to …

Evaluation Effectiveness | Logic Model Mastery - Part V | Change Agentz Podcast

April 16th, 2021

11:31

Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of the products, services, & programs taken to market. Make sure you deliver & utilize the data to build capacity & drive funding. Listen for more information.

Don’t …

Let's Talk Outcomes | Logic Model Mastery-Part IV | Change Agentz Podcast

April 14th, 2021

12:14

Let’s talk about the role the Outcomes play in the Logic Model Mastery and how it can help you to achieve profitability and sustainability. Listen …

Myths, Facts, and Lies in the Social Impact Sector | Change Agentz Podcast

April 12th, 2021

21:39

Let’s discuss what’s allowable and what can potentially get you locked up. Just because someone else does it and gets away with it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is the right thing to do. Listen for more information.

Activities: Logic Model Mastery - Part III | Change Agentz Podcast

April 9th, 2021

9:19

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Logic Model Mastery" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss Activities.  What exactly are activities?  What role do …

Inputs Logic Model Mastery Key Factors - Part II | Change Agentz Podcast

April 7th, 2021

13:16

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Logic Model Mastery" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss Inputs. When developing programs and services for your business or nonprofit, you need to think about the inputs: data, …

Logic Model Mastery | What is it? - Part I | Change Agentz Podcast

April 5th, 2021

12:42

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Logic Model Mastery" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss what the logic model is and when and how it can be used.  Ty likes to say, "it's like hot sauce, it goes on everything." …

Activities vs Events vs Programs | Prioritizing Programs-Part III | Change Agentz TV

March 19th, 2021

10:31

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Prioritizing Programs" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss the differences between activities, events, and programs. We will also tell you how activities can lead to events and events …

Program Goal and Objectives | Prioritizing Programs-Part II Change Agentz TV

March 17th, 2021

12:44

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Prioritizing Programs" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how to create measurable and obtainable goals and objectives when planning your programs. Listen for more information.

Don’t …

Identifying Solutions to Problems | Prioritizing Programs-Part I | Change Agentz Podcast

March 15th, 2021

17:12

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Prioritizing Programs" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how to correctly identifying a societal issue and create programs that the affected community actually wants and needs. …

Clients/Community Partners | Marketing Your Social Impact Biz | Change Agentz Podcast

March 12th, 2021

19:13

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Marketing Your Social Impact Biz" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how to leveraging the relationships and service-based engagements to utilize one of the most effective marketing …

Digital/Social Media | Marketing Your Social Impact Biz | Change Agentz Podcast

March 10th, 2021

23:04

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Marketing Your Social Impact Biz" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how to utilize to bring awareness to your cause, get new clients, tell IMPACT stories, and garner support. Listen …

Partnerships that Pay | Achieving Sustainability - Part III | Change Agentz Podcast

February 19th, 2021

11:43

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Achieving Sustainability" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss Partnerships that pay (attracting planned, …

The SWOT | Achieving Sustainability - Part I | Change Agentz Podcast

February 17th, 2021

10:55

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Achieving Sustainability" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how completing, analyzing, and utilizing, the SWOT can help your business on its way to achieving sustainability. Listen …

Looking at Leadership | Achieving Sustainability - Part II | Change Agentz Podcast

February 17th, 2021

11:57

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Achieving Sustainability" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how leadership capacity can make or “break” your ability to achieve sustainability. Listen for more information.


Don’t …

BOD The First Line of Defense | Marketing You Social Impact Biz | Change Agentz Podcast

February 12th, 2021

13:51

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Marketing You Social Impact Biz" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss how to utilize your BOD and/or ABOD to help market and brand your social impact business. Listen for more …

You're Not On Mission - UBIT | Change Agentz Podcast

February 10th, 2021

13:30

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Mission Drift" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss mission drifting can cause your nonprofit organization to lose its tax-exempt status - UBIT (Unrelated Business Income Tax), and …

Avoiding the Drift | Change Agentz Podcast

February 8th, 2021

15:03

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Mission Drift" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss strategies to help you avoid the deadly DRIFT!  Listen for more …

Are You Drifting - What's the Signs | Change Agentz Podcast

February 5th, 2021

14:34

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Mission Drift" series. Tracy and Ty will discuss the signs and symptoms of drifting and the consequences of that drift, to your organizational and/or business.  Listen for more …

What Does Funding Have To Do With It | Capacity Building - Part III |Change Agentz Podcast

February 3rd, 2021

21:40

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Capacity Building," series. Tracy and Ty will explain how building capacity and being able to effectively show/demonstrate it can help you get and sustain funding.  Listen for more …

How Do You Show Capacity | Capacity Building - Part II | Change Agentz Podcast

February 1st, 2021

22:14

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Capacity Building," series. Tracy and Ty will help you understand how to Show Capacity?  What does it mean? What …

What is Capacity | Capacity Building - Part I | Change Agentz Podcast

January 29th, 2021

24:35

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, the "Capacity Building," series. Tracy and Ty will discuss Capacity Building?  What is it? Why do I need it? Who's …

Funding Programs Through Annual Review | Change Agentz Podcast

January 22nd, 2021

8:10

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, Tracy and Ty will let you know how you conducting an annual review can help you successfully fund your programs. …

Why You Need an Annual Internal Evaluation | Change Agentz Podcast

January 20th, 2021

22:16

Today on Change Agentz Podcast, Tracy and Ty will discuss the need for annual internal evaluations. You don't know what's going right and what's going wrong unless you look within.  Learn how to assess your Social …

Welcome to Season 3

January 20th, 2021

0:31

Welcome to Season 3 of the Change Agentz Podcast.  It's going to be like nothing you have done before.  Enjoy!


Tracy V. Allen, Social Enterprise …

I Am A Heropreneur Hear Me Roar | Strategic Minute | Change Agentz Podcast

January 18th, 2021

7:20

Are you a heropreneur?  Do you feel like only you can save the world or that everything in the org has to pass through you?  Let's explore. 

Tracy V. Allen is a Social Enterprise Impact Strategist and the owner of TVA …

Logic Model Framework | Change Agentz Podcast

November 16th, 2020

25:02

Understanding the Logic Model Framework, the subcategories, and how they all work together to build profitable and sustainable programs that create impact for your target audience and incites trickle-down change in the …

Curriculum vs Program | Building Profitable Programs | Change Agentz Podcast

June 16th, 2020

31:46

Are you getting a curriculum and program confused?    

Do you have a curriculum or an outline?    

Do you have a curriculum that you have been …

Why Strategic Planning: The Benefits Outweigh the Cost | Change Agentz TV™

May 4th, 2020

11:07

Wondering why you need to create a strategic plan for your nonprofit or company? 

Watch to find out more?  

Contact us at www.tvacon.com  

4 Tips to Promoting Your Giving Tuesday NOW Campaign | Change Agentz TV™

May 1st, 2020

7:31

With #GivingTuesdayNOW around the corner, here are 4 ways to help you maximize the support you receive.   

Get in contact with us: www.tvacon.com  

Preparing for Giving Tuesday | Change Agentz TV™

April 30th, 2020

12:03

Are you prepared to captivate your audience and raise some much-needed money on Giving Tuesday?  

Are you prepared to captivate your audience and raise some much-needed money on Giving Tuesday?  

Need help putting a …

Building Nonprofit Communities During Social Distancing | Change Agentz TV

April 28th, 2020

11:17

It is not as difficult as you may think to continue to build your nonprofit community while practicing social distancing.  Let talk about some …

Volunteering Online Can Be Cathartic

April 24th, 2020

12:10

Wondering how to pass the extra time you have been hit with?  Well, online volunteerism might be the answer.

Get in touch with me at www.tvacon.com

How to have a National Volunteer Week Virtual Celebration

April 20th, 2020

15:09

This week, April 19-20, 2020 is National Volunteer Week.  How are you planning on showing your appreciation to the people that volunteer to help you …

Effective Strategies to Networking on Social Media | Morning T™

April 17th, 2020

57:02

Today, we have with us Denean R. Ambersley, affectionately known as Denean the Coffee Queen and The Queen of Networking/Master Networker. She will be giving you, our Change Agentz, the skills, and strategies that you …

Creating a Game Plan for Dealing with Stress in the stillness | Morning T™

April 16th, 2020

33:59

Today, I am speaking with the Midwife of Purpose and Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Jackie Evans-Phillips.  We will be discussing strategies to preserve …

PPP Update for Self Employed and Sole Proprietors

April 15th, 2020

6:36

What you need for the bank and hoe to calculate the loan amount to ensure forgiveness.

www.tracyvallen.com

#PPP #PaycheckProtectionProgram #SBA

Recession Proofing Your Business-Part II | Morning T™

April 15th, 2020

13:57

In Part II of Recession Proofing Your Business, Tracy V. Allen of the  Change Agentz Podcast/Vodcast | Morning T™, will give you the strategies needed to secure your livelihood through the pending Recession.  

As much …

Recession Proofing Your Business | Morning T™

April 14th, 2020

17:32

As much as the government may try to infuse the economy with stimulus money, a recession is inevitable. It is vital for the survival of your As much …

20 Frequently Asked PPP Questions Answered | Morning T™

April 10th, 2020

26:49

On 4/8/2020 the #SBA provided a list of the 20 most frequently asked questions as it relates to the PPP Loan and provided answers for them,  Let's …

Update on PPP & EIDL Stimulus Package | Morning T™

April 9th, 2020

17:04

The #SBA/Federal government made some clarification to the CARES Act yesterday 4/8/2020.

Contact me by visiting my website: www.tvacon.com

#update

$10,000 - Why You Haven't Gotten the EIDL Stimulus Grant Loan Morning T™

April 8th, 2020

14:47

The #SBA has not sent out the $10,000 Emergency Advance, and everyone is wondering why - even our senators.  Let's explore what is going on with the CARES Act.

- How is the SBA Administrator Interpreting the #EIDL

Demystifying PPP | Morning T™

April 7th, 2020

26:19

We are talking about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  Answering the questions:

-Where do I go for it?

- How do I know if I qualify?

- How do I send it?

- Is it forgivable?

- How do I make sure it's forgivable?

- …

Understanding the EIDL | Morning T™

April 6th, 2020

14:45

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance - Understand the terms and conditions of how this loan is disbursed and what is forgivable and what isn't.

Apply here:

Season 2 Intro

April 5th, 2020

1:46

Why the name change and what to expect.

Visit my website: www,tvacon.com

Subscribe to the YouTube channel Change Agentz TV

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/change-agentz-podcast/support

Conducting Competitive Analysis | Strategic Minute

February 12th, 2020

1:42

Have you ever taken the time to conduct a competitive analysis for the products and or services that you offer?

Do you know what your competitors …

So You Want To Start A Nonprofit - Now What!

September 4th, 2019

44:28

Learn what it takes to start, build, and grow a sustainable nonprofit organization.    

Want to get 50% of my signature course Nonprofit Made Easy™ send me an email at tracy@tracyvallen.com and mention that you saw this …

S1E31 - The Corporate Binder: What is it and Does the Nonprofit Need One?

December 27th, 2018

18:38

I get asked a lot about record keeping for the nonprofit, and I also meet a lot of nonprofits that have no idea where to put their hands on the documents needed to complete a grant or pass an audit. Here's what you need …

S1E30 - Year-End Campaign in Overdrive

December 20th, 2018

26:52

Kick your Nonprofit Year-End Campaign in Overdrive with these 7 Keep It Strategically Simple (K.I.S.S.) Tips.  Listen to Learn More!
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S1E29 - It's An Emergency

December 13th, 2018

21:22

Is your nonprofit organization in a state of emergency?  Do you have a virus that has invaded the organization that you cannot find and have no idea how to cure it?  Are you struggling to treat your mission with all the …

S1E28 - Assessing Profitability, Sustainability & Compliance

December 6th, 2018

27:02

Have you started to analyze the impact or lack of impact your nonprofit made in 2018 and planning to rectify that in 2019? Let's got through 5 key points that you need to evaluate and make changes to so that you can …

S1E27 - Nonprofit Tech: What Do You Really Need?

November 29th, 2018

42:57

Is your nonprofit organization going from one software program to the next trying to find the right one to keep accurate records and streamline all of your internal processes?  Are you less than tech-savvy and doing …

S1E26 - Should I Start a Nonprofit

November 22nd, 2018

32:28

Is starting a nonprofit the best way for you to serve the community? Here are some strategies to validate your mission or take on an alternative …

S1E25 - Common Board Questions and Answers

November 15th, 2018

25:39

In today’s episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™, I answer some of the most pressing questions that people usually ask about the Nonprofit Board of Director’s (BOD). If you have a question and I didn’t answer it in this …

S1E24 - Success Planning Through Program Design

November 8th, 2018

45:13

Latest episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™

Programs can easily be referred to as the lifeblood of the nonprofit organization because it is the pathway to funding and sustainability which leads to SUCCESS (Mission …

S1E23 - Volunteering to Career Advancement

November 1st, 2018

30:03

Latest episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™
Do you think that there are no benefits to volunteering? Do you think it’s a waste of time that could be better …

S1E22 - Funding Come Through Programming

October 25th, 2018

58:29

Latest episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™
Nothing significant happens in a nonprofit organization without well thought out and implemented programs. Programs are the lifeblood of every nonprofit organization. It is one of …

S1E19 - Tell Me More: Strategic Engagement for Success

October 4th, 2018

1:03:00

In this episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™ - Sometimes the message we try to convey to our audience and the manner in which we try to convey that message is not being received or creating the reactions we anticipated.

Does …

S1E16 - Next Year Never Comes

September 13th, 2018

20:54

Is your organization acting like a hamster on a wheel? Watch to find out!

28% of nonprofits raise between 26–50% of their annual funds from their Year-End campaign.

Most of these donations are made in the Fall and early …

S1E15 - The Board - Choosing the Right Ones

September 6th, 2018

20:58

In today's episode, of the Nonprofit Biz Talk™, I have a special guest and seasoned Nonprofit Board Member Joe Waxman with me to offer some candid insight about approaching, selection, and working with right board …

S1E14 - What You Don't Know Will Hurt You: Nonprofit Tax Issues

August 30th, 2018

53:48

In this week’s episode, the goal is to help you stay out of jail and remain compliant with the tax laws in regard to donating and operating a nonprofit organization. This is one scenario where what you don’t know can …

S1E13 - About Those Financials . . .

August 23rd, 2018

56:45

Are you pulling the right reports on a weekly and monthly basis and using them to drive the trajectory of the organization? Find out what should and …

S1E12 - Turning Your Donors Into Fundraisers

August 16th, 2018

12:30

On today's episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™, we will discuss how to turn your faithful annual donors into ambassadors for your cause and become …

S1E11 - PR For Nonprofits: Why You Need It and When.

August 9th, 2018

48:08

Have you ever wondered if, why, or when a nonprofit organization would need to hire a Public Relations Expert? In today's episode of Nonprofit Biz …

S1E10 - 5 Ways to Market to Donors

August 2nd, 2018

13:47

In this episode, we will be discussing the art of romance when dealing with your organization's major donor. This is an episode you don't want to miss.
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Check me out here:
👉TVA …

S1E9 - Professional Development for Nonprofits

July 26th, 2018

55:55

On today's episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™, we have CFRE Ayda Sanver, who will talk about the need for professional development for board members and staff and how it relates to moving the mission forward, …

S1E8 - HR Conflicts Resolutions for Nonprofits

July 19th, 2018

26:34

On today's episode of Nonprofit Biz Talk™, we have HR Specialist J'Anmetra "Jojo" Waddell, who will break down the do's and don't's of hiring staff …

S1E7 - Advisory Boards - What Are They?

July 12th, 2018

13:01

Never heard of an advisory board? Heard of them but are not sure how they work? Wondering how they can benefit your organization? Take a listen to find out the answers to these questions.

S1E6 - 6 ALTERNATIVES TO STARTING A NONPROFIT

July 5th, 2018

18:09

Starting a nonprofit organization may seem like a novel idea, but there is a lot of work that goes into launching, running and sustaining a great nonprofit. They require an immense amount of resources, time, …

S1E5 - The Art of Acquiring Sponsors and Major Donors - Part I

June 28th, 2018

20:59

In this episode, we talk about the artful process of acquiring and cultivating the relationship with potential sponsors and major donor to meet your …

S1E4 - Tell Me That GOOOD Story!

June 21st, 2018

21:55

Becoming a GOOOD Storyteller is essential for the success of gathering donors and email campaigns. Learn how to tell GOOOD Stories that build suspense, garners engagement and funding.

👉The Nonprofit Biz University - …

S1E3 - Hook Me, Hold Me, Ask Me. . . The Romance of Effective Nonprofit Communication

June 14th, 2018

21:16

Did you know that any and every interaction you have on a daily basis can be compared to a romantic encounter? We initiate or respond to every interaction with an expected outcome. Learn how to get that desired outcome …

S1E2 - 7 Ways To Lose Your Nonprofit Status

June 7th, 2018

22:32

Do you know all of the ways that you can possibly lose your nonprofit status? It is not guaranteed that you keep it because you got it you have to do certain things in order to stay compliant. Click the play button and …

S1E1 - 6 Strategies for Effective Email Fundraising

May 31st, 2018

21:10

Did you know that your email list can be an effective way to generate funds, volunteers, and Community Partners for your nonprofit organization? …

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