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The ABCs of DAFs: What is a donor-advised fund?

Looking to learn more about DAFs? In this blog, discover what a donor-advised fund is and why it is increasingly popular with individual donors.

By David M. Holmes (he/him)

January 25, 2023

Alt-labor: What are workers’ rights nonprofits?

View the topic of nonprofit workers’ rights through a new lens by exploring the increasing role that today’s alt-labor organizations play in the social sector in this blog.

By Guy Mika (he/him)

January 17, 2023

Words to Avoid—2023 Edition

It’s that time again—Words to Avoid, 2023, a list of words, terms, and phrase to reconsider before using.

By Ryan Gerhardt (he/him)

January 13, 2023

15 nonprofit books to inspire your New Year’s resolutions 

Whether you’re looking to level up your fundraising skills, invest in innovation, improve your nonprofit’s culture, or take better care of your colleagues and yourself, these 15 books can help you do more good this year.

By Christy Rilette (she/her)

January 11, 2023

A look back at Issue Lab’s top philanthropic resources in 2022

Candid’s Issue Lab provides access to more than 33,000 philanthropic resources. Here is a look at the top-read Issue Lab publications from last year.

By Justin Benton (he/him)

January 6, 2023

Predictions for the future of social sector data

Hear from today’s thought leaders about the evolving nature of philanthropic data and see what they predict for the future of social sector data.

By Chantal Forster, Shahar Brukner (he/him), Ann Mei Chang (she/they), Elizabeth Kane (she/her), and Woodrow Rosenbaum (he/him)

January 5, 2023

Demographics via Candid: A data-driven approach to encourage equitable funding practices

Demographics via Candid is a data-driven initiative aimed at encouraging equitable funding practices and reducing administrative burdens for nonprofits. Find out how to get involved!

By Michele Dilworth (she/her)

January 4, 2023

Topping the charts in 2022: The 10 most-read Candid blogs

If you’re wondering which social sector topics topped charts this year, be sure to check out this list of the top 10 most-read Candid blogs in 2022.

By Kristin Boe (she/her)

December 19, 2022

Explore funding for U.S. democracy with our free data tool

If you’re curious about nonprofits’ U.S. democracy-related work and how its being funded, use Candid’s free data tools to explore funding for U.S. democracy initiatives.

By Supriya Kumar (she/her)

December 9, 2022

Why defining BIPOC-led is harder than you think

The term BIPOC-led is today’s king of philanthropic buzzwords. But what does it actually mean? Find out why defining BIPOC-led might be harder than you’d think.

By Cathleen Clerkin (she/her)

December 8, 2022

What happened in 2020 disaster philanthropy beyond COVID-19?

What happened in 2020 disaster philanthropy beyond COVID-19? Candid and the Center of Disaster Philanthropy use data explore this question and examine how the social sector can maximize its impact today and in the future.

By Grace Sato (she/her)

November 14, 2022

Does your nonprofit mission statement drive donations?

Do nonprofit mission statements dictate fundraising success? Discover best practices for how to write a nonprofit mission statement that drives donations.

By Sarah Willey (she/her)

November 8, 2022