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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....
Nonprofit AF: 12 ways ‘all lives matter’ manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy purpose

May 10, 2021 9:22 am

Nonprofit AF: 12 ways ‘all lives matter’ manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy

"If we’re going to advance equity, then we need to examine the myriad, often subtle ways we are perpetuating the all-lives-matter credo in our work," says Nonprofit AF's Vu Le.
Meeting the moment: An opportunity for philanthropy to think big purpose

Apr. 28, 2021 9:37 am

Meeting the moment: An opportunity for philanthropy to think big

"Philadelphia’s regional philanthropic community could help to trigger transformation in two of the most consequential arenas of government: public education and policing," says guest columnist Debbie Weiner.
Into the fray: Why we use the term Latinx at Generocity purpose

Apr. 23, 2021 10:15 am

Into the fray: Why we use the term Latinx at Generocity

Pull up a chair to hear the pros and cons of the controversial term. And stay for the opinions.
Trust-based philanthropy offers us a path to power sharing, beyond the pandemic funding

Apr. 22, 2021 1:36 pm

Trust-based philanthropy offers us a path to power sharing, beyond the pandemic

"By lifting restrictions on the use of funds and relying on grantees to tell us what they needed, we made seismic shifts in the distribution of power in our sector," says guest columnist Farrah Parkes.
Does your organization’s IRL office matter anymore? purpose

Apr. 16, 2021 8:47 am

Does your organization’s IRL office matter anymore?

Our sister site, Technical.ly has been asking technologists what they expect post-pandemic work to look like, and now we're bringing Generocity into the convo. Join us at Technical.ly's public Slack on April 23 for a live discussion.
Want to be a fundraiser? Be prepared to wear many hats purpose

Apr. 8, 2021 9:42 am

Want to be a fundraiser? Be prepared to wear many hats

"To say we wear a lot of hats is almost putting it too lightly. We’re the middlemen, the sometimes unseen connective tissue that keep the wheels moving to connect supporters to our mission and keep the doors open," says columnist Valerie Johnson.

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