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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

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

Demographics via Candid: A data-driven approach to encourage equitable funding practices

Demographics via Candid is a data-driven initiative aimed at encouraging equitable funding practices and reducing administrative burdens for nonprofits. Find out how to get involved!

By Michele Dilworth (she/her)

January 4, 2023

Topping the charts in 2022: The 10 most-read Candid blogs

If you’re wondering which social sector topics topped charts this year, be sure to check out this list of the top 10 most-read Candid blogs in 2022.

By Kristin Boe (she/her)

December 19, 2022

What happened in 2020 disaster philanthropy beyond COVID-19?

What happened in 2020 disaster philanthropy beyond COVID-19? Candid and the Center of Disaster Philanthropy use data explore this question and examine how the social sector can maximize its impact today and in the future.

By Grace Sato (she/her)

November 14, 2022

Tweeting through uncertainty: Candid’s approach to nonprofit Twitter

Struggling to know what to do with your nonprofit Twitter account? Candid’s social media expert shares her approach to Twitter with the aim of to helping the nonprofit community do the same during this challenging and uncertain time.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

November 10, 2022

The 10th annual human rights report: collaborating to drive impact

As we look to these new findings, we uplift why they matter and how this partnership strengthens our goals to map and improve tracking of the field of philanthropy.

By Ann Mei Chang (she/they) and Kellea Miller (she/her)

October 28, 2022

Prioritizing in-person connection at Candid’s all-staff annual gathering

We’re sharing lessons learned from our experience organizing Candid Convene in Philadelphia this September, with the hopes of helping other nonprofits struggling to decide if an in-person meeting is the right choice for them.

By Jacqui Rose (she/her)

October 6, 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.

By Jake Garcia (he/him)

October 4, 2022

Experiment: Does posting more on Twitter pay off?

Posting more on Twitter can increase social media engagement for your nonprofit. But, it may distract from important content. Learn how tweeting 20 times a day changed our social media strategy.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

August 4, 2022

Collecting data during a humanitarian crisis

Despite its limitations, real-time data contains valuable early indicators of the philanthropic response to a crisis.

By Grace Sato (she/her) and Laia Griñó (she/her)

July 27, 2022