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3 Takeaways From a New Report on Giving Trends by Race

NonProfit PRO

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy released “The Giving Environment: Giving Trends by Race and Ethnicity” report. Here are three key findings from the report and how your nonprofit can begin to overcome the associated hurdles to reaching new demographics to support your cause.

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Did nonprofit leadership become more racially diverse after 2020? 

Candid

Native American is the least represented race/ethnicity, accounting for less than 1% of CEOs each year. For each year, we excluded nonprofits that skipped the question or declined to share their leader’s race/ethnicity as well as those whose leader’s race/ethnicity did not fall into one of the six categories.

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Appeals Court Rules Funding Process A Contract, Not A Grant

The NonProfit Times

In granting standing, Circuit Judge Kevin Newsom, part of a two-judge majority held “Although Fearless will presumably need to change its contest rules to bring itself into compliance with § 1981, that burden pales in comparison to the interest in rooting out race discrimination in all its forms.

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Building evidence and innovating programs to reduce disparities in children’s well-being 

Candid

Casey Foundation ’s 2024 Race for Results report suggests that continued efforts are needed to address persistent disparities in child well-being. The Race for Results report series tracks how children across racial and ethnic groups are faring at the state and national levels on key education, health, and economic milestones.

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Creating a Nonprofit Style Guide: Templates and Examples

Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Tone and Style Word Choice A to Z Word List Common Mistakes Abbreviations and Acronyms Names Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation Guidelines Cities, States, Regions Dates Disease, Disability, Disorders, Mental Health LGBTQ Race and Ethnicity Accessibility Guidelines Numbers Politics Procedures and Instructions Use of Jargon or Technical Terms Finally, it’s (..)

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What to know about U.S. nonprofit sector demographics 

Candid

nonprofit sector—in terms of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability status? Unlike other identities such as race and gender, the share of LGBTQIA+ leaders is fairly constant across expenses and revenue sizes, at about 9%. What’s the demographic composition of the U.S.

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Does Your Nonprofit Need a DEI Language Guide? Why a Strength-Based Communication Guide Is a Better Choice

Prosper Strategies

These guides typically define the organization’s stance on the use of terms surrounding race, ethnicity, gender, ability, and other identity-based language. We’ve noticed a trend in the last couple years: more and more nonprofits are making the move to put together a DEI language guide or style guide.