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Five tips to build engagement on remote teams

Candid’s director of talent development shares five tips for building engaged remote teams in today’s distributed workforce.

By Sarah Sprott (she/her)

July 5, 2023

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

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

Three lessons nonprofits learned from the pandemic

For many nonprofits, in-person meetings and events are key to carrying out their mission. From maintaining strong donor relations to providing necessary services, both nonprofits and their communities benefit from in-person interactions. However, the pandemic posed a major challenge. Nonprofits…

By Aly Sterling (she/her)

August 2, 2022

Philanthropy during COVID-19 in India

COVID-19 in India was an eye opener for donors of all kinds, who got a “behind the scenes” look at what organizations they support do, and under what circumstances they operate.

By Sarina Dayal (she/they)

July 20, 2022

Philanthropy during COVID-19 in Brazil

Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) released a new report, Philanthropy and COVID-19: Examining giving in 2021, in May 2022 that details COVID-19-related philanthropic funding in 2021. To understand how the pandemic impacted the philanthropic sector and civil…

By Sarina Dayal (she/they)

June 23, 2022

CDP recommendations for philanthropy and COVID-19

Writer’s Note: The following recommendations were originally shared in Philanthropy and COVID-19: Examining two years of giving, a report published on May 25, 2022 by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Candid. They are based on the combined wisdom of…

By Tanya Gulliver-Garcia (she/her/they/them)

May 26, 2022

Reimagining Candid’s return to office

It’s the question on all our minds as we look to a world in which we coexist with COVID-19: what does a return to the office look like? Entirely remote or entirely in-person arrangements don’t appeal to a majority of…

By Sarah Sprott (she/her) and Deb Snider

May 10, 2022

COVID-19 case study: Changing funding practices in Europe

Based on Philea’s recent analysis of surveys, in-depth interviews, and meetings with European foundations, we’ve seen how the pandemic has had significant implications for the way philanthropy operates in Europe, including this COVID-19 case study.

By Dr. Sevda Kilicalp (she/her)

May 4, 2022

We will never know philanthropy’s full response to the COVID-19 crisis

In 2020, the COVID-19 crisis upended philanthropy. Confronted by a crisis that affected every sector, every place, and every community, funders recognized they could not go about business as usual. At Candid, we’ve been tracking philanthropy’s response. Based on the…

November 3, 2021

What nonprofits should do about events: Err on the side of caution

I fiercely want our nonprofits to raise as much money as they can, so they can continue to champion—and even ramp up—their commitment to their respective noble missions that touch, improve, and help others who are struggling. This fall, nonprofits…

By Jim Eskin (he/him)

August 19, 2021

Hiring a nonprofit CEO in a mid-COVID environment

The COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts have proven to be incredibly challenging for businesses and nonprofits alike. Many have had to adapt and change their processes and procedures to accommodate social-distancing and other public health measures, and others have had…

By Tiffany Rucker

August 13, 2021