Episode 84 | Building Equity in Education w/ Witnie A. Martinez

Season #2

In this episode, we tackle the essentials of in-kind donations for schools, the pivotal role of organized parent groups, and the innovative strategies needed to uplift Title 1 schools and their parent-teacher organizations.  

We'll explore the pressures that small nonprofits, especially those led by people of color, endure in securing funding and the quest for equity in nonprofit funding. Witnie and I will discuss the need for funders to trust in these organizations without onerous strings attached and how these challenges affect the mission at their core.

Our conversation will touch on the importance of sustainability within growing nonprofits and Witnie's insights on strategic operational evaluation. Plus, don't miss out on understanding how collaboration with local communities can lead to successful fundraising events focused on equity.  

Witnie A. Martinez is the Founder & CEO of Absolute Impact Consulting—a social impact advisory firm that helps nonprofits maximize their impact through expert consultation and professional development opportunities led by industry experts. Witnie thrives at the intersection of education, philanthropy, and leadership.

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