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Scaling positive systems change: Addressing underlying conditions and sustainability

Learn why positive systems change for scaling nonprofits’ impact requires holistically addressing underlying issues of power dynamics, public policies, control over resources, and incentive structures.

By Heather Grady (she/her )

April 18, 2024

Connecting the dots: Fighting for equity through a data partnership

Elizabeth Barajas-Román of WFN shares what a demographic data partnership with Candid enables for advancing equity in the sector, including the first-ever, public dashboard to analyze intersectionality in nonprofit executive leadership.

By Elizabeth Barajas-Román (she/her)

April 11, 2024

The Maui wildfires: A record in disaster philanthropy, an opportunity to ‘get it right’

CEP’s Tanya Gulliver-Garcia explores funding for Maui wildfires—and what learnings the record-setting response to Hawaii’s recent natural hazard hold for future investment in disaster philanthropy.

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

April 9, 2024

Doubling down on data for racial equity

Find out how demographic data collection via Candid profiles helps inform equitable grantmaking and reduce the reporting burden on nonprofits in this webinar recap.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

April 4, 2024

Collecting demographic data: Nonprofits value transparency but need support

Viewpoint Consulting’s Kelly Brown shares new research findings on sharing demographic data via Candid, including the drivers and barriers of collecting this information to advance nonprofit transparency.

By Kelly Brown

March 28, 2024

Leveraging data to better serve under-resourced communities

Discover why data on under-resourced communities is key unlocking greater impact and better serving the needs of nonprofit beneficiaries.

By Paul Luu (he/him)

March 26, 2024

Community foundations: Resilience in tough economic times

Council of Foundations’ David Rosado highlights key CF insights report findings on community foundations in 2022, including what changes in the growth of their assets and grantmaking may signal for today.

By David Rosado (he/him)

March 21, 2024

Black leadership and Black experiences in the social sector

Revisit recent Candid research on Black leadership in the social sector, including a comprehensive analysis of private philanthropy’s support of HBCUs.

By Cathleen Clerkin, Ph.D. (she/her) and Grace Sato (she/her)

March 13, 2024

Embarking on a continuous learning journey to drive equity

PEAK Grantmaking’s Satonya Fair shares why advancing racial equity in grantmaking means embracing knowledge sharing and continuous learning through practice to achieve meaningful change.

By Satonya Fair (she/her)

March 12, 2024

Setting work-life boundaries when working from home

Candid’s Cathleen Clerkin Ph.D. shares practical tips on setting boundaries when working from home in order to maintain a healthy work-life balance and prevent burnout.

By Cathleen Clerkin, Ph.D. (she/her)

March 7, 2024

Demographics via Candid: One year in

A year after launching Demographics via Candid, we reflect on what we learned from this demographic data-led, collaborative initiative and where we’re headed next.

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her) and Alison Jannette (she/her)

February 29, 2024

Black women and gender-expansive nonprofit leaders: Combating the absence of trust

Learn about the challenges Black women and gender-expansive nonprofit leaders face, including a lack of trust—and the sector-wide implications of these disconcerting dynamics.

By Lauren Brathwaite (she/her)

February 22, 2024