August 24th, 2022 | 33 mins 13 secs
charity funding, charity pr, dan flanagan, non profit pr, public relations, social impact metrics, social impact report, social measurement, stella bayles
Stella Bayles interviews Dan Flanagan, founder of the growing community interest group 'Dad La Soul'.
From humble beginnings of group of 14 dads getting together for a play date with their kids, ‘Dad La Soul’ is now a globally recognised Community Interest company that connects over 2.5k dads through art, tech and music events & in turn helps them beat loneliness, and live happy lives.
Dad La Soul attributes a lot of its growth and success down to PR, and specifically their PR & social impact report that has become popular among funders, partner stakeholders and volunteers.
In this podcast interview Dan shares;
- How PR has helped build their network, attract new funding and sign up volunteers
- Why Dad La Soul was recently namechecked in parliament
- How proving social change from PR coverage for non profits and charities is essential
- How a PR report can be adapted into a heavy-hitting social impact report
This podcast is essential-listening for anyone working in-house at agencies specialising in charity, non-profit or community interest movements.
Its has useful tips for anyone targeting parents, and its also definitely an episode for all the dads out there!