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What Strong Organizations Know About DEI (Blog)

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Undraye Howard Diversity, equity, and inclusion are much more than a passing fad. They are a framework for engaging an organization’s full strength.

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5 Ways the Nonprofit Sector Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years

NonProfit PRO

Over the past 20 years, a lot has changed in the nonprofit sector, and with major giving in particular. Here are five ways major giving and the sector in general have changed, and what nonprofit professionals should keep in mind as they work toward their organizations’ missions.

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Yay Or Nay: 5 Questions To Help You Decide To Take Promotion Or Pass

Fundraising Leadership

Deciding whether or not to accept a promotion requires weighing the pros and cons. A GenZ friend was recently agonizing to a handful of us at a party about her great job offer in the company where she has worked for seven years. The offer included a title promotion, raise, cost of living expenses, global travel and high visibility. What was the problem?

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Deep Rising and the Dark Price of Powering Electric Vehicles

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Yannis Papanastasopoulos on Unsplash “It will change the bottom of the sea forever,” warned Dr. Sandor Mulsow. A United Nations scientist and professor of marine biology at the Universidad Austral de Chile in Valdivia, Chile, Mulsow spoke to NPQ about deep seabed mining. This is the process of extracting mineral deposits from the ocean floor at depths of 660 feet and below—and the focus of Deep Rising , a new documentary produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker Matthieu R

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NonProfit PRO Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

NonProfit PRO

In November 2003, NonProfit PRO published its first issue. To celebrate the brand’s debut in 2003, we spoke to two nonprofits that started in the same year as us to learn how they’ve been able to serve their mission as long as they have, and share what other nonprofits can learn from their success.

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UCLA Launches New Latino Data Hub

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Caique Nascimento on Unsplash Latinx people are the fastest growing demographic in the United States, accounting for more than half of the country’s growth in the past 10 years. Yet there’s been a lack of comprehensive data on Latinx populations in the country. 1 “Latinos are at the heart of America’s story.

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2024 Fundraising Calendar: Boost Your Impact!

NonProfit PRO

DonorPerfect's Fundraising Calendar empowers nonprofit heroes! Get 12 months of tailored inspiration, with practical tips, key dates, self-care, and customizable stickers. Each month, receive expert advice on securing the second gift, retaining donors, reimagining events, making successful asks, and more. Download the digital version or order your printed calendar now!

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4 Tips That Helped Movember Build a Community of Supporters and Raise $1B Worldwide

NonProfit PRO

As nonprofits struggle with acquisition and retention, and as donor engagement wanes, it’s more important than ever to have those passionate people in your organization’s corner. Here are a few ways Movember built its community around men’s health over its two-decade existence.

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Developing Oppositional Consciousness

NonProfit Quarterly

Click here to learn more about this new series from Edge Studios , and follow @npquarterly and @offthehookshorts on social to see episodes of “Off the Hook” as they are released. (Saphia flips through a photo album.) SAPHIA (VO): To me, oppositional consciousness means remaining aware that whatever dominant narrative you’re being fed is just one of many narratives, and that the very opposite of the narrative you’re hearing may be true.

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10 Media Relations Terms You Might Not Know

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A participant in our Communications Director Mentoring Program recently did a great presentation on how her organization does media relations year-round. She used some of the typical PR jargon to describe the work. That’s when I realized that some other participants who didn’t have PR experience were learning some of these media relations terms right there on the spot.

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How OpenAI’s Nonprofit-Corporate Structure Fueled the Tumult Around CEO Sam Altman’s Short-Lived Ouster

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A management scholar says it appears that OpenAI’s board sought to exercise the "duty of obedience," which obliges them to act in the interest of the organization’s mission. By Alnoor Ebrahim omohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images CEO Sam Altman, who co-founded OpenAI in 2015, was fired in November 2023, only to return five days later. A management scholar says it appears that OpenAI’s board sought to exercise the "duty of obedience," which obliges them to act in the interest of the organization’s mission.

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Grateful Clairity Click-it: Nonprofit Links + Free Resources

Clairification

Let’s begin with this week’s bit of wisdom… “Let us conceive of gratitude in its largest, most beautiful sense, that if we receive any kindness we are debtor, not merely to one man, but to the whole world. As we are each day indebted to thousands for the comforts, joys, consolations, and blessings of life, let us realize that it is only by kindness to all that we can begin to repay the debt to one, begin to make gratitude the atmosphere of all our living and a constant expression in outward acts

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Can a Nonprofit Help Lawmakers Understand A.I.?

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Horizon Institute for Public Service aims to bridge the gap between the worlds of policy and emerging tech by creating a pipeline of tech-savvy public servants. By Eden Stiffman Horizon Institute for Public Service Remco Zwetsloot co-founded the Horizon Institute for Public Service. The Horizon Institute for Public Service aims to bridge the gap between the worlds of policy and emerging tech, like A.I., by creating a pipeline of tech-savvy public servants.

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Black Women and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Closing the Gap in HIV Prevention

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Junior REIS on Unsplash Despite some progress in recent years, HIV infection rates in the United States disproportionately affect Black people—and cisgendered Black women in particular. But a new research project out of Emory University, dubbed “Eboni,” seeks to correct that imbalance. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data , Black cisgendered women are substantially less likely to take—or be prescribed—drugs known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, which are

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Corporate Philanthropy Drops When Donor Headquarters Move

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

What happens when companies that donate to local nonprofits are acquired by out-of-state firms? Boston Business Journal took a look at two decades of data to find an answer. Maya Shavit and Grant Welker, Boston Business Journal Boston Boston Business Journal took a look at two decades of data to find out what happens when companies that donate to local nonprofits are acquired by out-of-state firms.

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Top 5 Mistakes Caught in a Nonprofit Audit

The Charity CFO

Does the idea of an audit from the IRS leave you with sweaty palms? Most nonprofit leaders aren’t accountants and the thought of getting audited is a sizable fear. Luckily, being prepared can help you avoid accounting mistakes that could come up in a nonprofit audit. This guide will help you better understand the common mistakes nonprofits make in their accounting systems.

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A Guide to Successful Community-Centric Fundraising for Nonprofits

Affnetz

Dive into the transformative realm of fundraising as we unravel the profound impact of the 10 Principles of Community-Centric Fundraising. Join us on a journey that reshapes nonprofit dynamics, prioritizes community voices, and sparks a revolution in philanthropy Community-Centric Fundraising (CCF) is a revolutionary approach that is reshaping how organizations connect with their supporters.