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What to know about U.S. nonprofit sector demographics

The state of diversity in the U.S. nonprofit sector, a new Candid report, offers baseline insights on the demographic makeup of today’s nonprofit staff, leaders, and board members.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

May 16, 2024

Co-leadership: A path to more diverse, sustainable nonprofits?

Dig into insights on nonprofit co-leadership to find out whether this commonplace trend of charitable organizations led by two leaders is opening the door to more overall diversity in the sector.

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

April 17, 2024

Out and proud

On National Coming Out Day, Candid’s vice president of finance shares his personal story of coming out to highlight the importance of fostering inclusivity, belonging, and connection in the LGBTQ+ community, in the workplace, and in society as a whole.

By Punit Kohli (he/him)

October 11, 2023

Words to Avoid—2023 Edition

It’s that time again—Words to Avoid, 2023, a list of words, terms, and phrase to reconsider before using.

By Ryan Gerhardt (he/him)

January 13, 2023

Remembering Urvashi

On Monday, May 16, I woke up to the devastating news that Urvashi Vaid had died. A pioneering LGBTQ+ civil rights activist, she leaves behind organizations, books, networks, movements, and ideas that will continue to inspire for decades to come.…

By Bradford K. Smith (he/him)

May 17, 2022

Using data to make transgender people visible

In recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility, this blog offers a summary of what Candid’s demographic data collection has made visible when it comes to transgender folks in the social sector.

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

March 31, 2022