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Looking back at five years of Candid’s demographic data collection

Drawing on five years of historical data collection, we share four key insights about the demographic information of nonprofits’ leadership and staff that’s been shared with Candid.

By Mantin Diomande (she/her)

February 28, 2024

How to gather high-quality nonprofit client feedback

Experts from Listen4Good and Feedback Labs share research-backed best practices for how to gather high-quality nonprofit client feedback to improve programs and achieve greater impact.

By Valerie Threlfall (she/her) and Megan Campbell (she/her)

February 27, 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

Beyond efficiency: A human-first AI adoption strategy

Beth Kanter and Allison Fine weigh nonprofit AI tools’ risks and benefits, illustrating why a human-first AI adoption strategy is key to unlocking efficiency sustainably and responsibly.

By Beth Kanter (she/her) and Allison Fine (she/her)

February 21, 2024

Candid community: Expanding equitable access to nonprofit resources

Learn how our growing network of Candid community partners support nonprofits’ success by providing free, local access to our resources, tools, and training.

By Samantha Ryder (she/her)

February 20, 2024

To bot or not to bot: Using generative AI in grantwriting

Learn what generative AI is, ways it can be useful for nonprofit grantwriting, and how to use it responsibly.

By David M. Holmes (he/him) and Kristin Hanlin (she/her)

February 14, 2024

Protecting the right to give according to our values

Independent Sector’s Dr. Akilah Watkins and Council on Foundations’ Kathleen Enright share the sector-wide implications of a current lawsuit challenging the Fearless Fund’s right to invest in programs that support Black women entrepreneurs.

By Dr. Akilah Watkins (she/her) and Kathleen P. Enright (she/her)

February 8, 2024

Zero-cost, maximum-impact professional development for fundraisers

If you’d like to level up your fundraising skills, learn about high-impact, no-cost professional development resources and strategies to support your success.

By Chris Bunting (they/them) and Kristin Hanlin (she/her)

January 31, 2024

Five green flags for funders in your grant proposal

To increase your odds of securing funding, discover five green flags funders look for in your grant proposal.

By David M. Holmes (he/him) and Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

January 25, 2024

New year, new social media plan: Using data to inform our strategy

If creating a nonprofit social media plan is top of mind this year, learn how Candid uses data to inform our approach–and how you can do the same.

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

January 24, 2024

Kickstart a successful fundraising year with Candid Seals of Transparency

2024 Candid Seals of Transparency are here. Find out how Candid Seals benefit nonprofits like yours and how to get started earning a Seal to boost your fundraising success this year.

By Keomony Sen (she/her)

January 23, 2024

Unlocking change: Free access to Candid’s nonprofit resources

Use Candid’s free nonprofit resources and tools to help you find funding, build capacity, stay up-to-date on the social sector, and more.

By Brittany Hall (she/her)

January 17, 2024