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Announcing Candid insights: The ‘big picture’ on the nonprofit sector

Announcing Candid insights—a go-to publication for the nonprofit sector that provides helpful articles, data-driven stories, expert perspectives, and more—to support your mission-driven work.

By Lauren Brathwaite (she/her) and Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

June 18, 2024

Foundation giving remained steady in 2023. What’s the outlook for 2024?

What could foundation giving in 2023 mean for giving to nonprofits this year? Find out by delving into Candid’s analysis of last year’s foundation giving and payout data, including what changes to expect in grantmaking in 2024.

By Grace Sato (she/her)

June 12, 2024

Using data to make LGBTQ+ elders and their needs visible

Discover why SAGE (Advocacy and Services for LGBTQ+ Elders) relies on a multitude of data and insights to raise visibility of the aging LGBTQ+ community and inform how they can best serve their needs.

By Cindy Rizzo (she/her)

June 3, 2024

Intersectionality: buzzword or social sector game-changer?

As intersectionality gains popularity, it’s key to understand what it is, how it helps bring visibility to people who share multiple identities, and why it’s critical to the social sectors’ DEI efforts.

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

May 29, 2024

Breaking the cycle: Supporting veterans and military families’ basic needs in local communities

Learn why supporting veterans and military families’ unmet basic needs via more holistic funding and assistance programs is key to improving the health and livelihoods of U.S. veterans.

By Lauren Brathwaite (she/her)

May 23, 2024

Did nonprofit leadership become more racially diverse after 2020?

Is nonprofit leadership more racially diverse than in 2020? Find out by exploring insights derived from demographic data that help explain what recent shifts in nonprofits led by BIPOC CEOs may signal.

By Mantin Diomande (she/her)

May 2, 2024

Foundations step up funding to bolster trust in local news

Trust in local news is critical to combating misinformation and keeping the U.S. public informed by a diversity of voices as evidenced by foundations’ funding to sustain today’s local media outlets’ operations.

By Samantha Mercado (she/her/hers)

April 25, 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

Youth community service: Belonging, reciprocity, and agency

Get insights into how young community service is being redefined by Gen Z and how young people are seeking to maximize their social impact—both for themselves and the communities they serve.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

April 16, 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

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