Charity Impact

By Alex Blake, KEDA Consulting

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The Charity Impact Podcast aims to help you increase your charity’s income and impact by sharing the experience and expertise of our guests. We usually produce episodes under one of the following broad themes: - Insight and actionable tips from an expert on a specific topic e.g. fundraising, philanthropy, strategy, digital, evaluation. - Learning from the experience of a charity CEO or other social leader - Discussion of issues in or affecting the charity sector. Whatever your role or level of experience, we think you’ll be inspired and informed by our guests who are absolutely the stars of the show! We aim to showcase a diverse range of guests, including people whose voices have been less heard as well as established leaders in our field. So, whether you are CEO, fundraiser, trustee, manager, practitioner, funder, or any other flavour of social leader, welcome to the Charity Impact Podcast! Not sure where to start? E-mail with your interests and we’ll be happy to recommend some relevant episodes. You can find episode notes and links to resources recommended by our guests on the web page for that episode via At the Charity Impact Podcast we love to collaborate, so if you are interested in engaging with us as a guest, sponsor, media partner or any other cool idea you might have, please get in touch at * If you enjoy the Charity Impact Podcast, please let others working for social impact know it’s worth a listen by leaving a 5-star rating and a review. If you’re podcast player doesn’t offer this, give us a shout out on social media (please!) - our links are below. * Sign up to our e-mails for the opportunity to submit questions to future guests via the banner at * Follow the Charity Impact Podcast: Twitter: @CharityImpactPd LinkedIn: * Follow our host Alex Blake: Twitter: LinkedIn:

Episode Date
The transformation of a grantmaker: the Smallwood Trust
Dec 05, 2023
Charity Leadership, Workforce Development and Building Effective Teams, with Rob Laycock
Nov 09, 2023
Deep dive on legacy fundraising with Richard Radcliffe
Oct 17, 2023
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – Moving from talk to action with Ngozi Lyn Cole
Oct 05, 2023
Harnessing creativity and innovation in charities with Lucy Gower
Sep 19, 2023
Understanding Donor Needs and the Art of Individual Fundraising with Mark Phillips
Sep 05, 2023
Personal loss, charity start-up, mindset transformation, toxic perfectionism, learning from failure, creative potential and more with founder CEO Jennie Cashman Wilson
Aug 29, 2023
Voice of the charity sector, Debra Allcock Tyler (on Purposely Podcast)
Aug 07, 2023
Build a better network to grow partnerships, income and impact, with Oli Barrett MBE
Aug 01, 2023
Social impact and innovation at Winning Scotland, with CEO Zahra Hedges
Jul 25, 2023
The state of charitable giving in the UK: Insights from the 2023 Giving Report
Jul 18, 2023
How can we grow giving at scale? A conversation with Howard Lake
Jul 11, 2023
Embracing joy and anti-racism in the charity sector: A conversation with Martha Awojobi
Jul 04, 2023
Increase your charity’s income and impact with the help of our guests
Jun 23, 2023
First 100 days as Charity CEO with Anne Fry, CEO, Eating Distress North East
Jun 20, 2023
Creating Lasting Community Impact with Social Entrepreneur and Charity CEO Ruth Ibegbuna
Jun 06, 2023
Fundraising and brand building for social impact: Ben Lindsay’s insights on tackling violence affecting young people
May 23, 2023
Revolutionising Community Organising Funding with Civic Power Fund’s Martha Mackenzie
May 09, 2023
Tech for Good and digital resilience for charities, with Annie Legg of Dot Project
Apr 25, 2023
Radical social change with Alex Fox OBE, Charity CEO
Apr 11, 2023
Digital for charities and nonprofits with Ross McCulloch, Founder of Third Sector Lab
Mar 28, 2023
Social investment with Nick Temple, funding charities and social enterprises to grow their impact
Mar 14, 2023
Funding racial justice and social change with Derek Bardowell; highlighting new funders and changemakers that are showing us how things could be different.
Feb 28, 2023
Emma Beeston on advising philanthropists, giving strategically, assessing impact, trends in philanthropy and grantmaking.
Feb 16, 2023
Rhodri Davies on Why Philanthropy Matters, approaches to giving, assessing charity impact and exploring tech trends.
Jan 31, 2023
Sufina Ahmad MBE on philanthropy, grantmaking, charity leadership & governance, and developing strategy in complex and changing environments.
Dec 06, 2022
Chris Sherwood, RSPCA CEO on innovation, service improvement, governance, strategy and professional development (#8)
Nov 08, 2022
Paul Irwin on his personal story, from youth work to founding Trylife, making the world’s most complex interactive digital films, gaining 7m Facebook followers and doing a lot of therapy. (#7)
Oct 19, 2022
Ed Archer on co-production; shifting power; and diversity and inclusion issues in the charity sector. (#6)
Oct 12, 2022
Sufina Ahmad MBE on grantmaking changes during Covid; racial equity; reimagining the art of the possible; and 4 leadership capabilities. (#5)
Oct 04, 2022
Paul Nott – how to recruit and retain the best staff for your charity. (#4)
Sep 20, 2022
Amanda Batten, CEO of Contact - the charity for families with disabled children – strategist; campaigner; Agatha Christie fan; collaborator; and occasionally ‘a bit of a martyr’. (#3)
Sep 09, 2022
Dee Brecker – choosing your next role; recruitment; diversity & inclusion; not ‘bringing your whole self to work’; networking; fundraising; strategy; consultants; coaching; and more. (#2)
Sep 06, 2022
Mark Lever, learning from CEO roles at Helpforce, National Autistic Society and RVS; successful campaigns and social enterprise investments to the devastating consequences of service failure. (#1)
Sep 06, 2022
Introduction to the Charity Impact podcast (trailer)
Aug 18, 2022