How to Scale a Nonprofit Program, Featuring Rita Soronen on The Nonprofit MBA Podcast

Posted on July 28, 2022

To increase impact, nonprofits need to scale up by seeking innovative ways to expand their programs so they can reach larger populations, easier. The scaling process involves identifying a gap that needs to be filled and finding where you can step in by leveraging a working strategy. In this podcast, Rita Soronen from Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and Stephen from Financing Solutions, a leading provider of loans for nonprofits in the form of a line of credit, discuss how to scale a nonprofit program.

Read an Executive Summary or Listen to the Podcast: How to Scale a Nonprofit Program

About Rita Soronen From Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

For more than 30 years, Rita Soronen has worked on behalf of abused, neglected and vulnerable children, providing leadership for local, state and national efforts, working to improve the juvenile justice and child welfare systems while striving to assure safe and permanent homes for North America’s children. Leading the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national nonprofit public charity, since 2001 and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada since 2004, Ms. Soronen works to find permanent families for the more than 140,000 waiting children in North America’s foster care systems. Under her leadership, the Foundation has significantly increased its grant-making while developing strategic initiatives that act on the urgency of the issue. In 2021, the Foundation dedicated more than $40.9 million to grants and award-winning programs, such as Wendy’s Wonderful Kids®, Adoption-Friendly Workplace™ and National Adoption Day.

About Stephen Halasnik, The Nonprofit MBA Podcast, and Financing Solutions

Stephen Halasnik is the Cofounder of Financing Solutions which is the leading provider of lines of credit for nonprofits and church financing. The credit line program for nonprofits & churches is fast, easy, inexpensive, and costs nothing to set up making it great when cash flow is temporarily down. Mr. Halasnik is also the host of the popular, The Nonprofit MBA Podcast. The podcast brings on experts to talk about fundraising, nonprofit grants, executive director leadership, nonprofit boards, and other important topics. You can learn more about the nonprofit line of credit program here or call 862-207-4118.


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