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How to ask your long-term funders for more money

Learn how to approach asking long-term funders for additional grant dollars to support your nonprofit’s operations with expert advice from Candid’s senior director of development.

By David M. Holmes (he/him)

May 28, 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

Investing in capacity building: The vital role of general operating support for BIPOC-led nonprofits

Discover why general operating support grants play a critical role in building capacity for BIPOC-led nonprofits and how unrestricted funding can work to unlock greater equity in the sector.

By LaTosha Brown (she/her/hers) and Malikah Berry Rogers (she/her/hers)

May 20, 2024

Prioritizing authentic connections through trust-based philanthropy

Trust-based philanthropy (TBP) is central to Honnold Foundation’s grantmaking; learn how feedback from grassroots nonprofits informs their approach to setting up their grantees to successfully drive lasting impact.

By Emily Teitsworth (she/her) and Kate Trujillo (she/her)

May 15, 2024

Spring cleaning: How to do a social media audit

Learn how to do a social media audit at your nonprofit to ensure your social accounts reflect your brand and communicate accurate, consistent, and up-to-date information about your organization with expert guidance from Candid’s senior digital communications manager.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

May 14, 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

Are we building the Candid tools you need?

Learn how Candid tools and products are being built to solve for real-world sector needs–and will become unified into our next-generation platform. Get a sneak peek into all that awaits by visiting beta.candid.org.

By Renée Westmoreland (she/her)

May 1, 2024

Embracing partnership: A promising paradigm for nonprofit governance

It’s time to revisit traditional nonprofit governance. National Council of Nonprofit’s Donna Murray-Brown explains why a new partnership-driven model between nonprofit board members and staff promises to unlock greater impact.

By Donna Murray-Brown (she/her)

April 29, 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

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

Community foundations: Donor-advised fund grants outpaced contributions in 2022

Find out how donor-advised fund grants given compared to DAF contributions among community foundations in 2022–and what research on this trend may mean for philanthropic giving in the future.

By David Rosado (he/him)

April 23, 2024

Empowering grassroots organizations: building capacity, diversity, and relationships

Learn why building grassroots organizations’ capacity is central to the Ms. Foundation’s mission, including the importance of funding women- and BIPOC-led nonprofits to drive impact in their communities.

By Teresa C. Younger (she/her/hers)

April 22, 2024