Third Sector Podcast #16: The Next Normal

This month we bring you the highlights from a Third Sector webinar on planning for future after the coronavirus crisis

After a brief hiatus because of the coronavirus crisis, the Third Sector Podcast is back, with an episode looking at planning for the next normal in the non-profit sector. 

On 18 June, Third Sector sat down with a panel of charity leaders, as part of a webinar sponsored by Salesforce.orgto discuss their approach to planning for changing times and for the road to recovery. 

We listen in as Allison Dufosee, chief executive of World Bicycle Relief, Kate Lee, chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society, Jo Crease, chief executive of Together Co, and Tufail Hussein, director of Islamic Relief UK, chat about the lessons learned from the pandemic and financial planning for an uncertain future.

Features and analysis writer Rebecca Cooney also chats to Claire Rowney, the new chair elect of the Institute of Fundraising, as she prepares for her new role.

Later in the show, Rebecca and Third Sector editor Emily Burt bring you some of the good-news stories we’ve heard over the past couple of weeks, in an effort to chase away the coronavirus blues.

These include:

You can listen to the podcast below:

This episode was kindly sponsored by is the social impact centre of Salesforce, focused on partnering with the global community of changemakers. It provides access to powerful technology that empowers changemakers to build a better world. It is a unique business unit dedicated to creating solutions for non-profit, educational and philanthropic organisations so they can have a greater impact.

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