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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

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

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

Why is leadership aspiration down among BIPOC nonprofit staff?

Explore the forces behind decreased leadership aspirations of BIPOC nonprofit staff based on findings from the Building Movement Project’s new Race to Lead report.

By Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (he/him) and Frances Kunreuther (she/her)

March 11, 2024

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

Have grantmaker salaries kept up with inflation?

In this article, we delve into the data to see whether grantmaker salaries have kept up with inflation between 2019 and 2023.

By David Wolcheck (he/him)

February 13, 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

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

The social sector has a negativity bias. Here’s what you can do about it.

Feeling down about the world you aim to improve? Learn why negativity bias in the nonprofit sector may be to blame and how to protect your well-being while driving impact in your work.

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

January 10, 2024