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Issue Lab: The enduring value of lessons learned

Across the social sector, there’s one thing we can all agree on: data and knowledge are crucial to our collective success. With that in mind, Candid recently updated and refreshed our knowledge management platform, Issue Lab, doubling down on our…

By Lisa M. Brooks (she/her)

February 2, 2022

Candid and racial equity: Testing personal and professional limits

Today marks the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police. His death sparked urgent calls for racial justice across the world. Externally, Candid responded by updating our funding for racial equality page and publishing a statement on racial…

By Lisa M. Brooks (she/her)

May 25, 2021

This Valentine’s Day we share a curated kind of love

There was a lot going on last year, that unprecedented year whose numbers I dare not speak, and so you may have missed that Candid launched a new knowledge preservation service. This Valentine’s Day I’d like to take a moment…

By Lisa M. Brooks (she/her)

February 10, 2021

Social Sector Knowledge Sharing: A Manifesto for 2015 and Beyond

Within the last six months, three of the world’s largest foundations—the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Ford Foundation—have all announced that they will require open licensing and knowledge sharing for all grant-funded products and content. In…

By Lisa M. Brooks (she/her) and Gabi Fitz

April 20, 2015