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Hidden figures: Human services organizations’ clients are an inspiration column

Feb. 18, 2021 11:00 am

Hidden figures: Human services organizations’ clients are an inspiration

"It’s tough to ask for help in the best of circumstances, and a global pandemic is certainly not the best of times," says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson.
Hidden figures: Time for accountants and compliance pros to take a bow column

Feb. 15, 2021 11:00 am

Hidden figures: Time for accountants and compliance pros to take a bow

Founders, fundraisers, and program managers are often the faces we see here in Generocity and other places that highlight the good work of the nonprofit sector, but more often than not, it’s the fiscal department that keeps the nonprofit sector going.
Let’s agree to leave our assumptions about donors and potential donors behind column

Jan. 21, 2021 4:33 pm

Let’s agree to leave our assumptions about donors and potential donors behind

First things first, says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson, it’s a myth that BIPOC and other marginalized communities don’t give. 
Power moves: Who run the world? column

Jan. 21, 2021 12:43 pm

Power moves: Who run the world?

This week's column highlights leadership changes at Public Interest Law Center, Wells Fargo Advisors, Community Legal Services, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania and UnidosUS.
On the Market: 63 jobs that invite you to make a new start in the new year column

Jan. 15, 2021 10:48 am

On the Market: 63 jobs that invite you to make a new start in the new year

This week's column highlights openings at 27 nonprofit and civic organizations, plus a request for proposals from The Food Trust.
Recent survey indicates that the majority of fundraisers are unhappy with how the sector does its work column

Nov. 27, 2020 8:30 am

Recent survey indicates that the majority of fundraisers are unhappy with how the sector does its work

"Why are we unhappy? There are a lot of answers to that question," says columnist Valerie Johnson.
In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently column

Nov. 19, 2020 2:00 pm

In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently

Columnist Krys Sipple talks to Carrie Freeman and Christopher Saello about how the organizations they lead are responding to both the nonprofits they fund and the communities those nonprofits serve.
As the mother of Black sons, this is what I’m feeling in the wake of another killing column

Nov. 2, 2020 12:00 pm

As the mother of Black sons, this is what I’m feeling in the wake of another killing

"I could never take for granted that my three boys would return home each night. They are men now, but I still don’t sleep," says contributor Lynette Hazelton in this personal column.
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote column

Oct. 29, 2020 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote

"While addressing social justice issues is vitally important, the heart of civic engagement in our country is voting," Melissa Draganac-Hawk the school's director of student affairs told columnist Krys Sipple.
Building diversity into the fundraising profession starts with hiring column

Oct. 1, 2020 12:13 pm

Building diversity into the fundraising profession starts with hiring

Look outside of your own networks to find candidates, says columnist Valerie Johnson, and then check your assumptions and implicit bias during the interview process.

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