Tiny Spark

By Amy Costello

A podcast that takes a hard look at nonprofits, international aid and philanthropy, Tiny Spark investigates the business of doing good.

  1. 1.
    'Missing and Maligned' No More, Muslims Push For Better Roles
    32:58
  2. 2.
    Let’s Talk About Sex, Sexism and Health Equity
    37:35
  3. 3.
    The Wealth Defense Industry - or How Billionaires Hide Their Assets
    37:10
  4. 4.
    Power and Consent: Reconsidering Oral History
    28:54
  5. 5.
    The Culinary Artist Putting Liberation on the Menu
    36:12
  6. 6.
    Food Rescue Hero: Salvaging Food Waste to End Hunger
    31:49
  7. 7.
    'We Have Names': Meet the Women Fighting for Climate Justice
    25:42
  8. 8.
    Found in Translation Seeks Language Justice
    31:49
  1. 9.
    Curator Says It’s Time to Tackle Art World’s Racist Culture
    32:51
  2. 10.
    If Colonialism Is the Disease, Are Reparations the Cure?
    27:18
  3. 11.
    Giving Circles: A Gift to Philanthropy
    21:23
  4. 12.
    The Humanitarian Sector Needs To Value African Women
    24:07
  5. 13.
    The Black Women Making Birth Better
    36:54
  6. 14.
    Donors’ Behavior Key to #MeToo in Fundraising
    30:58
  7. 15.
    The Woman Who 'Saved Mercy Corps'
    40:32
  8. 16.
    The Colonialism of Prizes & Publishing
    32:06
  9. 17.
    "The Country Does Not Like Me"
    36:08
  10. 18.
    Why Teachers, Not Reformers, Should 'Reimagine Education'
    46:17
  11. 19.
    'I Don't Feel Like A Hero': Voices from the COVID-19 Front Lines
    28:58
  12. 20.
    Former CDC Head Pushes For Equity In Pandemic Policies
    24:25
  13. 21.
    Facing 'Existential Threat,' Nonprofit Leaders Hold It Together
    18:59
  14. 22.
    COVID-19 Crisis ‘Requires Us All To Be Bolder’
    25:39
  15. 23.
    When Nonprofit Compensation is ‘An Elaborate Game of Pretend'
    21:36
  16. 24.
    The Black Woman’s Guide To Philanthropy
    39:43
  17. 25.
    Resilience on the Reservation
    27:28
  18. 26.
    The Guilty Project: 'How Do You Defend Those People?'
    33:51
  19. 27.
    The Innocence Project: Challenging The Justice System's Abyss
    40:30
  20. 28.
    In Climate Crisis, We Need Love and Science
    26:59
  21. 29.
    The You-Sized Hole in the Environmental Movement
    31:37
  22. 30.
    Tax Us More says Multimillionaire
    36:28
  23. 31.
    For Volunteer Humanitarians, “Solidarity Is Not a Crime”
    30:25
  24. 32.
    Baby Bonds: A ‘Birthright To Capital’
    24:16
  25. 33.
    A Plan To Reverse "Economic Apartheid" In The U.S.
    25:18
  26. 34.
    On A Mission To Make White People Uncomfortable
    21:50
  27. 35.
    Orphanage Voluntourism – Trafficking on Good Intentions
    29:45
  28. 36.
    The Ethics of Nonprofit Storytelling: Survivor Porn and Parading Trauma
    28:59
  29. 37.
    How Philanthropy "Captures" Social Movements
    36:32
  30. 38.
    Could ‘Radical Tough Love’ Improve The Internet? These Women Think So
    24:00
  31. 39.
    A Place Where You Can Speak Your Mind to That Foundation
    27:06
  32. 40.
    Nonprofit AF: Fragility, Frustration And Funding
    37:43
  33. 41.
    A Cost Of Med School Debt: Poor Patients, No Doctors
    20:18
  34. 42.
    In Epidemics, Outbreak Culture Is As Toxic As Disease
    37:39
  35. 43.
    Inequalities In Crowdfunding: An ‘American Struggle’
    31:04
  36. 44.
    Hey America, Let's Talk About What Divides Us
    35:05
  37. 45.
    Is Big Philanthropy Destroying Democracy?
    31:21
  38. 46.
    ‘Rage’ or Resolve? Women Are Giving More In 2018
    24:18
  39. 47.
    What Can We Do About The White Savior Complex?
    28:44
  40. 48.
    How Nonprofits Made The LGBT Movement Straight
    32:15
  41. 49.
    Museums Must Open Doors To Today's Realities
    23:31
  42. 50.
    Crisis in Home Health Care Will Soon Affect You
    32:18

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