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.
January 5, 2023
Explore funding for U.S. democracy with our free data tool
If you’re curious about nonprofits’ U.S. democracy-related work and how its being funded, use Candid’s free data tools to explore funding for U.S. democracy initiatives.
December 9, 2022
Why defining BIPOC-led is harder than you think
The term BIPOC-led is today’s king of philanthropic buzzwords. But what does it actually mean? Find out why defining BIPOC-led might be harder than you’d think.
December 8, 2022
GlassPockets at sunset: reflections from working at the intersection of power and light
We are sunsetting GlassPockets. We reflect on GlassPockets’ history and lessons learned, what went into our decision, and how you can continue to access Candid’s content and tools on funder transparency.
November 29, 2022
Eight steps to get started with fiscal sponsorship
Every day, people come up with creative ideas for starting a mission-driven charitable project. But it can feel overwhelming. Not to worry! A fiscal sponsor can help.
October 11, 2022
Drilling down on Candid’s commitment to data and transparency
Candid’s mission, to get you the information you need to do good, might seem simple, but it’s actually quite complex. Jake Garcia, Candid’s vice president of data, shares how we collect and organize data, and why we value transparency.
October 4, 2022
Eight tips for funders to help grantseekers navigate your website
Grantmakers have the opportunity to leverage their website in ways that will save time for yourselves and help grantseekers.
October 3, 2022
Four tips to make the most of your nonprofit email campaigns
Email is the backbone of many nonprofits’ marketing efforts. Learn how to maximize your nonprofit email campaigns and support your mission.
September 27, 2022
The data/crisis catch-22: How the pandemic created a social sector data gap
There’s a data/crisis catch-22: While it’s important to have recent data when managing a crisis, it’s also harder to get. Case in point: 990 data from the IRS.
September 26, 2022
Compensation in the new age: findings from Candid’s 2022 Nonprofit Compensation Report
Candid’s 2022 Nonprofit Compensation Report can help fill in the gaps when it comes to benchmarking compensation. The report captures the most authoritative and accurate compensation data from close to 88,000 nonprofits based on IRS data. Here we share a couple takeaways from this year’s report.
September 8, 2022
Autism After 21 Utah Project: Lessons from a first-time fundraiser
Being a first time fundraiser can be overwhelming. Sumiko Martinez, director of Autism After 21 Utah Project, shares how she got her first grants thanks to free resources from her local library, part of Candid’s Funding Information Network.
August 25, 2022
Collecting data during a humanitarian crisis
Despite its limitations, real-time data contains valuable early indicators of the philanthropic response to a crisis.
July 27, 2022