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Quality demographic data: Respect, privacy, and accuracy

Discover the keys to ensuring nonprofits can collect and share quality demographic data with sector stakeholders based on new insights gleaned from over 1,500 organizations.

By Kelly Brown

July 9, 2024

What do we know about LGBTQIA+ nonprofit leaders and staff?

Delve into data-driven insights on LGBTQIA+ nonprofit leaders and staffs’ representation and real-world experiences in the sector, including why more support for their community is critical.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

June 25, 2024

Demographic data dos and don’ts for funders

Take this free course to learn about demographic data dos and don’ts based on funders’ real-world lessons and best practices for collecting, analyzing, and using this information in grantmaking.

By Janet Camarena (she/her)

June 24, 2024

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

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

Reimagining grantmaking with data collaboration at scale

Discover what data collaboration at scale makes possible for reimagining grantmaking in this recap of Candid’s recent session at the 2024 PEAK Grantmaking conference.

By Janet Camarena (she/her)

April 24, 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

Connecting the dots: Fighting for equity through a data partnership

Elizabeth Barajas-Román of WFN shares what a demographic data partnership with Candid enables for advancing equity in the sector, including the first-ever, public dashboard to analyze intersectionality in nonprofit executive leadership.

By Elizabeth Barajas-Román (she/her)

April 11, 2024

Doubling down on data for racial equity

Find out how demographic data collection via Candid profiles helps inform equitable grantmaking and reduce the reporting burden on nonprofits in this webinar recap.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

April 4, 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

Demographics via Candid: One year in

A year after launching Demographics via Candid, we reflect on what we learned from this demographic data-led, collaborative initiative and where we’re headed next.

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her) and Alison Jannette (she/her)

February 29, 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