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Women Leaders of Color Are Exhausted. Philanthropy Needs to Step Up.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

From unfulfilled racial-justice pledges to unionizing nonprofits, the pressures on woman leaders like me aren’t letting up. Donors need to recognize that and invest in our physical and mental health. By Sayu Bhojwani From unfulfilled racial justice pledges to unionizing nonprofits, the pressures on woman leaders like me aren’t letting up. Donors need to recognize that and invest in our physical and mental health.

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How to gather high-quality nonprofit client feedback

Candid

Nonprofit organizations are always looking for ways to increase the impact of their work. One way to serve your clients more effectively is to gather feedback from participants, then use what you learn to improve services and support organizational change initiatives. At Listen4Good (L4G), we call this process a “client feedback loop.” This includes asking questions such as: “To what extent have we met your needs?

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What Happened to George Soros's $100 Million Bet? How Human Rights Watch Went Global.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

In 2010, Open Society Institute gave its biggest gift to a New York City-based human rights nonprofit, with the mandate to expand internationally. Meanwhile, the world became more authoritarian. By Tamara Straus In 2010, Open Society Institute gave its biggest gift to a New York City-based human-rights nonprofit, with the mandate to expand internationally.

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Restorative Compensation: Moving from Theory to Practice

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: fizkes on istock.com This article accompanies the recent NPQ webinar, “ Compensation Equity: Operationalizing Justice Values in Nonprofit Pay Structures ,” presented by the authors. The recording of the webinar is available to NPQ ’s Leading Edge members or for individual purchase. The social sector has traditionally given feverish attention to executive compensation, often with narratives of martyrdom when it’s viewed as chronically low or “gotcha” when it’s viewed as unethicall

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Invest in Networks for Exponential Climate Wins

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Joe Ryan As Google grew, it faced an existential problem: how to maintain quality as the number of daily searches grew from millions to billions, such that concentrating information in a limited number of data centers was no longer feasible. Google solved the problem with networks : By engineering connections among hundreds of thousands of computers, Google radically expanded what their search technology could do.

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Report Finds a “Crisis” of Nonprofit Workforce Shortages

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: cottonbro studio on pexels.com Nonprofits faced significant workforce shortages last year, continuing a years-long trend that has left the nonprofit sector in a “crisis” that is hurting the individuals and communities they serve. Those are among the findings of a new report , 2023 Nonprofit Workforce Survey Results: Communities Suffer as the Nonprofit Workforce Shortage Crisis Continues , recently released by the National Council of Nonprofits.

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The Verdict Against Former NRA Leader Wayne LaPierre Explained

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Two scholars weigh in on the jury's decision that Pierre and other executives violated N.Y. state nonprofit statutes and breached their fiduciary duties. By Sarah Webber and Elizabeth Schmidt Michael Wyke/AP Photo Wayne LaPierre, who announced his retirement days before the trial began and officially stepped down while it was underway, was ordered to repay the NRA $5.4 million.

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Nonprofit Social Media and Newsletter Ideas for March 2024

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Not sure what to write about next month? We have ideas for newsletters, social media, blog posts, and more. These writing ideas for March come from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter. Fill out the form below to get April’s prompts emailed to you next week. Your Writing Prompts for March 2024 On the Calendar 3/1: Employee Appreciation Day.

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6 Tactics for Successful Grant Management in 2024

NonProfit PRO

Managing grants can be daunting for organizations due to several factors, such as high turnover, errors in expenses, outdated technology, and compliance with state and federal regulations. How can nonprofits ensure they are managing their grant programs effectively? The answer can be found in these six simple strategies.

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Health of the Nonprofit Sector: The Latest Data

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Allef Vinicius on Unsplash Nonprofits remain a robust part of the US economy and a major source of employment. But the sector has shown signs of weakening in some areas, notably in fundraising. Donor contributions to nonprofits fell by 10 percent. Those are among the findings of the latest Health of the US Nonprofit Sector Annual Review by Independent Sector , a nonprofit membership organization that advocates for and tracks the health of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.

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iWave and UC Innovation Join Forces as Kindsight

NonProfit PRO

iWave and UC Innovation are joining forces as Kindsight to provide a fundraising solution that combines data, AI, and automation.

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How to Improve Non-Profit Email Deliverability (AKA Making Sure Emails You Spent Hours On Land In Inboxes)

The Storytelling Nonprofit

With new rules for bulk senders coming down from Google and Yahoo this year, more non-profits are beginning to pay attention to a long overdue topic -- email deliverability. It may not be as exciting as the latest social trend, but given that email is the best direct response channel on the internet, it's a topic we all need to care more about. If you're not sure what 'email deliverability' entails, here is the simplest way to understand it courtesy of C ampaign Monitor : email deliverability is

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6 Tips for Your Next Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Event

NonProfit PRO

Planning your next peer-to-peer fundraising event? Here are six tips from nonprofit professionals to get you started.

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Broaden Your Podcast Shelves

Concord Leadership

Today’s issue of the Anti-Racism Daily email was called “Broaden your bookshelves.” The invitation was to look at your bookshelves and see if the authors are as diverse as you think they are. Then to look and see if the books by the authors of color are on broader topics than just “issues” or trauma. […] The post Broaden Your Podcast Shelves appeared first on The Concord Leadership Group, LLC.

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Why Choose Affnetz Over Bloomerang?

Affnetz

Why Choose Affnetz Over Bloomerang? In the non-profit world, the need for comprehensive development software has never been more important than now. Nonprofits often find themselves juggling multiple software tools to manage their development efforts, board management, donor relationships, peer-to-peer fundraising , and volunteer management. The right software can simplify these complex t asks , while saving money, and enhanceing operational efficiency.

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Budget Tracking for Nonprofits

The Charity CFO

Budget tracking is the process of monitoring your nonprofit’s income and expenses to ensure they stay within your planned budget. Effective budget tracking is essential to financial transparency, efficient resource allocation, and strategic planning for your nonprofit. Tracking your budget helps with overall budget management, which contributes to your financial stability and the success of your nonprofit mission.

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How to Engage Stakeholders in Fundraising Metrics Review to Maximize Your Team’s Effectiveness

Fundraising Report Card

In the world of nonprofit fundraising, the journey towards success is not just about raising funds—it’s about navigating a complex landscape filled with challenges and obstacles. As a fundraiser, you … Continue reading "How to Engage Stakeholders in Fundraising Metrics Review to Maximize Your Team’s Effectiveness" The post How to Engage Stakeholders in Fundraising Metrics Review to Maximize Your Team’s Effectiveness appeared first on Fundraising Report Card.

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Litigating a Path to Progress: Nonprofit Advocacy through the Courts

Blue Avocado

Three pieces of advice for nonprofits looking at litigation as advocacy. It is trite to start a discussion of advocating for change by mentioning the dysfunction in the US political systems, but here we are. As federal and state legislative bodies have stalled from political polarization, many nonprofits find that traditional advocacy pathways are no longer viable to create systemic change for their clients and communities.

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