The Michael Chatman Giving Show

Airs Live Thursdays at 11 a.m. CST on Unity Online Radio.

The Michael Chatman Giving Show features today’s most active private donors, public foundations, corporate funders, individual philanthropists, and government funders who are committed to creating a more generous world.

This informative, fast-paced, and high-energy show celebrates the joy of giving and highlights humanitarian heroes. Private and corporate donors will share their personal stories about what it means to give their time, talent, and treasure.

Those desiring to live a more generous life will be energized by the modern-day miracles that occur when we make giving a lifestyle. Giving is living!

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Podcast Archives

Carolyn Johnson, vice president of marketing for Goodwill Industries in Southwest Florida, discusses her work helping people with disabilities and veterans. In addition, she will discuss how their outreach to help military veterans get back on their feet is transforming lives from the inside out.
Posted: July 13, 2017, 4:00 pm
Dr. Salvatore Alimo is an associate producer at Grand Valley State University. He discusses his new documentary, What Is Philanthropy?
Posted: June 15, 2017, 4:00 pm
Todd DeKruyter, author of Navigating Life With More Than Enough, tells listeners success without contribution is success with significance.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 4:00 pm
Celebrity make-up artist and philanthropist, Rory Lee, talks about her nonprofit, Our Girls Enrichment Program. She explains how there is a difference between being pretty versus being beautiful.
Posted: March 23, 2017, 4:00 pm
Actress and singer Carolyn Daughtry shares her story about finding the courage to love herself and overcome disappointment.
Posted: March 9, 2017, 5:00 pm
Anna Henderson, executive director of Westside Infant-Family Network, explains how families can deal with early childhood trauma, solutions for treatment, and recovery.
Posted: February 23, 2017, 5:00 pm
Ian Adair, fund-raising expert, shares tips on how to win donor attention in a very competitive and communication-focused nonprofit environment. He shares his knowledge based on 20 years of fund-raising and nonprofit management.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 5:00 pm
Ross Rosenberg, author of The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us, discusses how to develop good relationships and break the cycle of codependency or lack of self-love.
Posted: January 26, 2017, 5:00 pm
Marnie Grundman is the author of Missing: A True Story of a Childhood Lost. She shares her personal story of survival and success. It is a story about suffering, rising up against all odds, and discovering an appreciation for life.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 5:00 pm
Mary Tomlinson, founder of On-Purpose Partners, shares how to discover your purpose. She helps people find joy and meaning in life.
Posted: December 15, 2016, 5:00 pm
Author and motivational speaker Monica Johnson shares her powerful personal story about overcoming adversity. Her eye-opening story will shock, challenge, and inspire you to not be defined by your setbacks.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 5:00 pm
Mary Freyre and Jessica MacDonald, leaders at Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center in Fort Myers, Florida, provide hope to families coping with loved ones impacted by Alzheimer's disease.
Posted: December 1, 2016, 5:00 pm
Sean Milliken, head of social innovation at PayPal, shares pertinent information on how to raise more money through online donations.
Posted: November 17, 2016, 5:00 pm
Christine Kobie, domestic abuse specialist, talks about finding help for people affected by domestic abuse and sexual assault. She shares how to have conversations with people you suspect need help.
Posted: November 10, 2016, 5:00 pm
Susan Holman, president & CEO of Literacy Council Golf Coast in Bonita Springs, Florida, shares how her organization is making a difference through literacy. She strives to reach a person's entire life cycle to maximize the opportunity to help them to improve their language and educational goals.
Posted: November 3, 2016, 4:00 pm
Katherine Morris ( aka "The Gratitude Champion") shares how nonprofit organizations can boost donations by loving on their donors. The more nonprofit organizations express their gratitude, the more money they raise to support their charitable mission.
Posted: October 20, 2016, 4:00 pm
Barbara Wells, development director at Southwest Florida Symphony, shares her story of generosity as a grantmaker and fund-raising professional.
Posted: October 13, 2016, 4:00 pm
Jim Shapiro is a fund-raising expert. He is the cocreator of the donor-centered fund-raising rhythm known as Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat. He is also the cofounder of the Better Fund-Raising blog.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm
Natalie Parrague is a writer, missionary, and philanthropist. She shares her thoughts on generosity and inspiring people to become radical givers.
Posted: September 22, 2016, 4:00 pm
Mike Cowart, a leader in values-based planned giving, shares tips on how to engage donors in conversations about fund-raising and leaving a legacy through estate gifts.
Posted: September 15, 2016, 4:00 pm
Jacque Lawson, author of 112 Days: A Story of Holding on and Letting Go, shares a powerful account of losing her husband to cancer-and finding joy in the midst of loss and tragedy.
Posted: September 8, 2016, 4:00 pm
Pamela Hawley is the founder and CEO of Universal Giving, an award-winning nonprofit that helps people give and volunteer with vetted, quality opportunities all over the world. Hear her story about how she promotes generosity through helping nonprofits build resources and financial capacity.
Posted: September 1, 2016, 4:00 pm
Wendy Steele, founder of Impact 100, America's largest network of women philanthropists, shares her personal journey of generosity-and sheds light on a women-giving network that donates $5.4 million per year.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 4:00 pm
Wendy Steele, founder of Impact 100, America's largest network of women philanthropists, shares her personal journey of generosity-and sheds light on a women-giving network that donates $5.4 million per year.
Posted: August 18, 2016, 4:00 pm
Special guest Lumbie Mlambo, CEO of Equanimity magazine, seen on Bloomberg, Market Watch, and Forbes, reveals her love for living generously. She believes generosity is the path to prosperity and happiness.
Posted: July 21, 2016, 4:00 pm
Special guest Tammy Zonker shares her strategy for cultivating meaningful relationships with donors. She lays to bare a plan for fund-raising and generating dollars to fund your organization.
Posted: July 14, 2016, 4:00 pm
Special guest Brittany Miller, founder of the Be Women movement, shares her love for helping women through generous living. Her work with young women will inspire you!
Posted: June 23, 2016, 4:00 pm
Teana Woolcock is founder/president of Love Unlimited Foundation, a program aimed at encouraging kids in rural Jamaica to live satisfying and productive lives. Her message is to promote generosity and greater love through education.
Posted: June 2, 2016, 4:00 pm
Special guest Don Macke has been working with communities across North America for more than 40 years from Los Angeles to rural Iowa. He is a cofounder and codirector of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship. Don and the team help communities find their pathways to prosperity. One area of work Don is engaged with is community development philanthropy.
Posted: May 26, 2016, 4:00 pm
The president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance shares how nonprofits and ministries can have more impact through collaboration.
Posted: May 19, 2016, 4:00 pm
Natalie Parrague, missionary and humanitarian, shares her personal story of generosity and giving back to create a more generous world.
Posted: May 5, 2016, 4:00 pm
Kimberly Archie is a consumer advocate who works tirelessly to be the voice for injured athletes. She founded the National Cheer Safety Foundation. She has been the driving advocacy force behind the historical brain damage case against the National Football League and Riddell. She is considered in the legal arena to be the nation's top expert on cheerleading safety and athlete abuse.
Posted: April 21, 2016, 4:00 pm
This show shares the story of one woman's journey to discovering the joy of giving.
Posted: April 14, 2016, 4:00 pm
This show shares the story of one woman's journey to finding happiness through generous living.
Posted: April 7, 2016, 4:00 pm