Inspirational Keynote: The Way We Think About Charity Is Dead Wrong…

In this webcast, recorded April 2021, AAFCPAs welcomed Dan Pallotta as Keynote of our Virtual Nonprofit Educational Seminar. Dan is an inspirational speaker, reformer, inventor of the multi-day charitable event industry, founder of the Charity Defense Council, and President of Advertising for Humanity.

His iconic TED talk “The Way We Think About Charity Is Dead Wrong” has been viewed more than 4.8 million times. Dan’s newest book is, “The Everyday Philanthropist: A Better Way to Make a Better World,” a pocket guide designed to change giving perspectives for donors of all ages and abilities.

In this thought-provoking fireside chat, Dan talked about what we can do about the double standard that exists between the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Dan says “One gets to feast on marketing, risk-taking, capital and financial incentive, the other is sentenced to begging…”Dan aims to inspire us as nonprofits to help transform the way the donating public thinks about giving!

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About the Author

Carla McCall
Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA is Managing Partner of AAFCPAs, a preeminent, 270-person CPA and consulting firm based in New England. In 2020, Carla was named one of 2020’s Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CPA Practice Advisor Magazine. Her dynamic executive leadership, bold practicality, and enthusiasm to embrace change is setting the standard for mission driven, growth organizations. She leads and drives AAFCPAs’ strategic vision for the future, while ensuring day-to-day operations are keeping up with today’s urgent demands.