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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

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

Data to support the relentless pursuit of racial equity

W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Huilan Krenn explains data’s key role in advancing racial equity in philanthropy and how nonprofit demographics unlock real-world progress.

By Huilan Krenn (she/her)

February 6, 2024

Building evidence and innovating programs to reduce disparities in children’s well-being

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Leslie Boissiere shares new research on disparities in child well-being in the U.S. and how innovative programs help reduce child poverty and create brighter futures for all.

By Leslie Boissiere (she/her)

January 29, 2024

Highlights from Candid’s most popular philanthropic resources in 2023 

Revisit some of last year’s most popular philanthropic resources from Candid’s Issue Lab.

By Justin Benton (he/him)

January 2, 2024

Climate justice in the field: An interview with the Donors of Color Network

Learn how Donors of Color Network’s Climate Funders Justice Pledge is inspiring philanthropy to center racial equity in grantmaking.

By Janet Camarena (she/her)

June 28, 2023

Let’s All Pull Together: Reflections from Harambee 2023

In this blog, Candid’s Adia Colar reflects on her recent experience attending ABFE’s 2023 Harambee Conference.

By Adia Colar (she/her)

May 23, 2023

5 things to know about philanthropy to HBCUs

Discover five key insights about funding disparities in philanthropy to HBCUs based on Candid and ABFE’s new research report.

By Adia Colar (she/her) and Grace Sato (she/her)

May 9, 2023

A clarion call to invest in historically Black colleges and universities

Introducing ABFE and Candid’s new report, Philanthropy and HBCUs: Foundation funding to historically Black colleges and universities.

By Susan Taylor Batten (she/her)

May 2, 2023

Advancing racial equity for effective environmental grantmaking

When it comes to advancing racial equity in their work, learn how Environmental Grantmakers Association leads by example by using demographic data and insights to direct funding to BIPOC-led grantees.

By Guy Mika (he/him) and Tamara Toles O’Laughlin (she/her)

April 25, 2023

Demographics via Candid: Building a movement to promote equity in the social sector

Hear first-hand from leading organizations that are building a demographic data-led movement to advance equity in the social sector.

By Kristin Boe (she/her) and Kristin Hanlin (she/her)

March 1, 2023

Removing cost as a barrier to nonprofit training

As part of our commitment to advancing equity in the social sector, we are excited to announce that virtually all Candid’s trainings are now free of cost.

By David Rosado (he/him)

February 22, 2023