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The ABCs of DAFs: What is a donor-advised fund?

Looking to learn more about DAFs? In this blog, discover what a donor-advised fund is and why it is increasingly popular with individual donors.

By David M. Holmes (he/him)

January 25, 2023

TikTok, Reels, and Shorts: Candid’s big swing at short-form video 

On the fence about using short-form videos for social media at your nonprofit? Consider the lessons learned from Candid’s big swing at social media videos.

January 24, 2023

Introducing 2023 Candid Seals of Transparency 

The 2023 Candid Seals of Transparency are here. Learn how it’s even easier to benefit from earning your nonprofit’s 2023 Seal.

By Wynne Chan (she/her)

January 20, 2023

Alt-labor: What are workers’ rights nonprofits?  

View the topic of nonprofit workers’ rights through a new lens by exploring the increasing role that today’s alt-labor organizations play in the social sector in this blog.

By Guy Mika (he/him)

January 17, 2023

Words to Avoid—2023 Edition

It’s that time again—Words to Avoid, 2023, a list of words, terms, and phrase to reconsider before using.

By Ryan Gerhardt (he/him)

January 13, 2023

15 nonprofit books to inspire your New Year’s resolutions  

Whether you’re looking to level up your fundraising skills, invest in innovation, improve your nonprofit’s culture, or take better care of your colleagues and yourself, these 15 books can help you do more good this year.

By Christy Rilette (she/her)

January 11, 2023

Anatomy of a successful capital campaign committee meeting

What makes a successful, productive capital campaign committee meeting? Explore the essential elements and tips for hosting better meetings with this crash course.

By Amy Eisenstein (she/her) and Andrea Kihlstedt (she/her)

January 10, 2023

A look back at Issue Lab’s top philanthropic resources in 2022

Candid’s Issue Lab provides access to more than 33,000 philanthropic resources. Here is a look at the top-read Issue Lab publications from last year.

By Justin Benton (he/him)

January 6, 2023

Predictions for the future of social sector data 

Hear from today’s thought leaders about the evolving nature of philanthropic data and see what they predict for the future of social sector data.

By Chantal Forster, Shahar Brukner (he/him), Ann Mei Chang (she/they), Elizabeth Kane (she/her), and Woodrow Rosenbaum (he/him)

January 5, 2023