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Here’s a new tool for growing powerful teams and dynamic workplace cultures method

Feb. 2, 2021 8:02 am

Here’s a new tool for growing powerful teams and dynamic workplace cultures

Written weekly by Technically Media CEO Chris Wink, this newsletter will offer everything you need to know to invest in your organization’s people and culture.
Let’s agree to leave our assumptions about donors and potential donors behind purpose

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. 
5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors purpose

Dec. 17, 2020 12:27 pm

5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors

For example, says guest columnist Elizabeth Dale, rather than specify a purpose, as many large donors do, Scott provides absolute flexibility in terms of how to use her money.
5 steps organizations must take to become anti-racist method

Nov. 18, 2020 11:13 am

5 steps organizations must take to become anti-racist

This historic moment is the ideal time to begin evolving your organization into an antiracist entity, says guest columnist Tauhid Chappell.
How (and when) do I dissolve my nonprofit, or merge it with another? method

Sep. 21, 2020 9:01 am

How (and when) do I dissolve my nonprofit, or merge it with another?

Generocity.org Publisher Christopher Wink interviews Nonprofit Repositioning Fund Director Nadya Shmavonian and two nonprofit leaders: outgoing African American Museum President Patricia Wilson Aden and former Art Sanctuary ED Valerie Gay.
The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers purpose

Sep. 17, 2020 12:00 pm

The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers

If people are an organization’s most vital asset, a troubled workforce doesn’t bode well for the future of nonprofits.
Nonprofit AF: Not showing the salary range in job postings is archaic and inequitable. So why do we keep doing it? purpose

Sep. 14, 2020 9:06 am

Nonprofit AF: Not showing the salary range in job postings is archaic and inequitable. So why do we keep doing it?

"If organizations want to walk the talk on equity, diversity, and inclusion, then disclosing salary is a quick, tangible, and relatively easy action to take," says Vu Le.
Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy purpose

Aug. 11, 2020 9:29 am

Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy

Philanthropy has the ability to repair and evolve itself, but only in relationship with communities, say guest columnists Cheryl Thompson-Morton, Roxann Stafford and Nuala Cabral.
Don’t perpetuate harm while parading it as diversity purpose

Aug. 3, 2020 7:29 am

Don’t perpetuate harm while parading it as diversity

The many nonprofits that are rushing to recruit people of color to their board and executive staff are likely unprepared to provide truly inclusive spaces for those folks, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
Looking for a nonprofit job? Looking to hire? 5 tips from Omar Woodard and Farrah Parkes purpose

Jul. 30, 2020 12:08 pm

Looking for a nonprofit job? Looking to hire? 5 tips from Omar Woodard and Farrah Parkes

This isn't your typical how-to. This conversation, which took place at Generocity's INTER/VIEW jobs fair, had an equity focus and it got real. Example? Not being open about salary is a tool of white supremacy.

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