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What to do when your nonprofit’s rep is taking a beating purpose

Nov. 12, 2021 9:36 am

What to do when your nonprofit’s rep is taking a beating

Don’t bury your head in the sand or throw up your hands while others are spilling the tea.
By sunsetting, the Douty Foundation makes a strong case for limited-life philanthropy purpose

Nov. 11, 2021 3:28 pm

By sunsetting, the Douty Foundation makes a strong case for limited-life philanthropy

“As a result of its own internal planning coupled with the injustices exposed throughout 2020, the Foundation determined that now is the time to put 100% of its resources into the hands of the communities that are at the heart of this work,” said Jennifer Leith.
How to create a CSR initiative built to last purpose

Oct. 25, 2021 2:06 pm

How to create a CSR initiative built to last

"As a leader, you have to be able to find parallels between your organization and a charity in aspects like mission, authenticity, standards, and outlook," says guest columnist Adam Kaliner.
You don’t have to start your own nonprofit to get the impact you want purpose

Sep. 1, 2021 3:55 pm

You don’t have to start your own nonprofit to get the impact you want

You know who really needs your passion for a cause? The people who are already on the ground, doing the work, says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson.
A year after the declarations of ‘Black Lives Matters’, was it all a show? purpose

Aug. 10, 2021 8:43 am

A year after the declarations of ‘Black Lives Matters’, was it all a show?

It’s hard to gauge what has actually changed in most workplaces to create a more equitable and inclusive environment for staff, says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson.
AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’ purpose

Jul. 29, 2021 10:12 am

AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’

Acknowledging that journalism can inflict wounds unnecessarily, AP will no longer name those arrested for minor crimes when the news service is unlikely to cover the story’s subsequent developments.
Brittany Bronson: ‘So many Black women get stuck in the middle because we don’t have mentors and champions’ purpose

Jul. 16, 2021 11:52 am

Brittany Bronson: ‘So many Black women get stuck in the middle because we don’t have mentors and champions’

The DEI expert and career coach with experience in both the private and public sector shares what she thinks employers need to do to strengthen DEI practices, as well as ways to improve retention of BIPOC employees.
Person-first or identity-first language? The discussion isn’t academic purpose

Jul. 14, 2021 9:00 am

Person-first or identity-first language? The discussion isn’t academic

How someone prefers to be identified is based on their own past experiences, some of which may be very painful.
Generocity community responds to Vu Le post on paying interview-stage job applicants purpose

Jun. 10, 2021 1:53 pm

Generocity community responds to Vu Le post on paying interview-stage job applicants

According to the founder of Nonprofit AF, to increase equity, we need to start paying job candidates for their time. The readers who shared their experiences with us agree.
What should the fundraiser do? purpose

May 18, 2021 9:30 am

What should the fundraiser do?

Imagine that someone with whom your nonprofit has contracted for services breaches one of your org's norms of conduct. Now imagine the impact of that on your clients....

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