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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

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

Demystifying Candid data

Candid’s CEO shares how we are making the best data on the social sector available in Candid’s next generation platform to support your organizations’ mission-driven success.

By Ann Mei Chang (she/they)

January 11, 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

Making meaning of Candid’s free demographic data set

Learn how to conduct research using our free demographic data set of over 62,000 nonprofits that’ve shared their data with Candid.

By Anna Koob (she/her)

December 6, 2023

A crash course on trends analysis using Candid’s Foundation 1000 data set

In this blog, we explore Candid’s Foundation 1000 data set and how it can be used for grantmaking trends analysis in the social sector.

By Anna Koob (she/her)

September 21, 2023

Bursting at the seams: Candid’s largest nonprofit compensation report yet

Get a glimpse into the most comprehensive source of nonprofit compensation from Candid’s latest report that analyzes executive salaries using Form 990 data.

By Parshya Kavoosi (she/her)

September 14, 2023

4 things we learned about foundations and general operating support

In this blog, discover four key learnings about foundations’ varying approaches to providing general operating support.

By Grace Sato (she/her) and Sarina Dayal (she/they)

September 13, 2023

Candid Data for Academics: Go back to school with better data

Learn more about Candid Data for Academics, a free nonprofit dataset available to researchers at higher education institutions.

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

August 9, 2023

Is climate change action the new face of natural disaster relief?

As extreme weather makes headlines daily, this blog explores whether recent developments in philanthropy may signal a convergence of natural disaster relief and climate change action.

By Daniel X Matz (he/him)

August 2, 2023