The world is full of podcasts. Just about every self-respecting organization and journalist has a podcast now. Many are very popular. We’d thought we’d take a look at the podcast that are available for people who work in charities. We have probably missed some so please do tell Joe on email@example.com. Apologies if we have. We will do an update shortly with any new ones, or if you’d like to add a review or comment about any of them.
1) What have I done? With Caroline Jones (Just Giving)
10 podcasts about fundraising stories
2) The fundraising bright spots Podcast
Over 145 real examples, ideas, inspirations to help you raise more money for your charity
3) One visit away with Kevin Fitzpatrick
Podcast focused on helping major gift fundraisers achieve their potential by inspiring them to increase the number and quality of visits they have with their benefactors or prospective benefactors. Inspired by fascinating stories of development professionals.
Other skills and disciplines in charities
4) Charity Digital podcasts
Fortnightly podcasts that discuss about various issues from digital transformation to Climate Action in the UK charity sector
5) Third sector podcasts
Weekly podcasts discussing topics about ‘what’s driving the cost-of-living crisis’ to what 2024 has in store for charities
Hosted by members of the Charitycomms team, conversations regarding compelling subjects with riveting speakers who share insights and best practices
7) Civil society
Their first Podcast released on the 3rd of January 2024 and talks about a rough history of the UK charity sector
8) The CFG podcast
Charity finance podcast bringing together charity finance professionals, leaders and experts to explore the important issues in charity finance and the sector.
9) Legacy fundraising podcast
Experiences of a former legacy manager also in conversation with guest speakers from across the sector to support you with legacy fundraising efforts.
Specific charities (there must be more in this category?!)
10) RNLI 200
200 daily stories about how the charities life savers have made a difference
11) Care Failing Forward
CARE staff around the world talk about experiences they learnt from failure and how they can use it to get better at their work
12) Dreaming in Color: Creating New Narratives in Leadership
Leaders of color share how they have leveraged their unique assets and abilities to embrace excellence, drive impact, and more fully define what success looks like.
13) Permission to fail
Stories about trial, error, philanthropy and entrepreneurship when delivering solar energy to rural last-mile communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
14) The Charity CEO podcast
Candid meaningful conversations that aim to inspire, inform and deliver practical insights on the challenges facing charity leaders today.
15) Charity leaders podcast
Conversations with influential leaders in charity and not for profit sectors
16) Starts at the top
Stories of leaders who are forging a path to the future. A podcast about leading differently
A broad mixture of fascinating topics
17) HSJ Health check podcast
Weekly aired podcasts analysing UK health policy and leadership
18) You’re my Comms hero
Over 100+ episodes of inspirational stories about people who do great comms work. Insights from comms, marketing and PR heroes
19) Do more good
Light hearted conversations about topics such as leadership, innovation, fundraising, current affairs, professional development abd the charity sector
20) Charity Chat
Group of volunteers passionate about the charity sector, joined by leading lights in the sector offering tools to charity workers.
21) Do one better!
250+ interviews and case studies in philanthropy, sustainability and social entrepreneurship
That’s it for now. As we said at the beginning let us know of any we have missed, or any reviews or comments, or if you think there is a gap for a new podcast.