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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.
Nonprofit AF: We need to talk about our toxic obsession with productivity purpose

Mar. 29, 2021 8:36 am

Nonprofit AF: We need to talk about our toxic obsession with productivity

"The ability to work from home means everything is blurred, and many of us just end up working more hours in total than we used to," says guest columnist Vu Le.
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.

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