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Tomorrow, we're sharing how Candid is reimagining our staff returning to the office, so we want to know... What's your preferred working arrangement? #WFH or #ReturnToWork or something else?
"[T]he humanities are not merely a tool for achieving social justice; they are a component of it...The more we understand the way our world works, the more able we are to make it work better." Phillip Brian Harper, @MellonFdn program dir., shares in Q&A. philanthropynewsdigest.org/features/newsm…
In order to understand what #ClimateJustice is, @ebcripps shares what climate justice is not on @yesmagazine. yesmagazine.org/environment/20…
Join us on May 10 at 5:20 pm ET for a virtual conversation with CEO @annmei on how Candid is investing in data science and product development at #GoodTechFest. See @GoodTechFest's tweet below for a code to get free access to the event. mobile.twitter.com/GoodTechFest/s…
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Are you on the map? Make sure you are by submitting grantmaking data to @CandidDotOrg! Your submission will help you and your peers assess gaps in funding, seek out potential partners, and determine where and how to target investments. Learn more: ow.ly/e1nf50IRAYR
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If you're looking for a new book, head over to @pndblog for book reviews. Latest reviews include: @amysampleward & @afua_bruce's "Tech That Comes Next" Emma Saunders-Hastings' "Private Virtues, Public Vices" @PeterOsnos's "George Soros: A Life in Full" philanthropynewsdigest.org/features/book-…
College Fundraisers Are Confident They'll Meet Their Goals — but They're Also Stressed Out phlnthrp.com/3LF7Iew
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Check out some of @CandidDotOrg's key takeaways from our #Harambee2022 conference - blog.candid.org/post/key-takea…. We are so glad your team had a good time and hope you join us again at Harambee 2023! #ABFE #letsallpulltogether #philanthropy twitter.com/CandidDotOrg/s…
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Each year, hundreds of thousands of pounds of floral arrangements from events are thrown away. A new nonprofit is taking these flowers, rearranging them, and giving them to assisted living homes, hospitals and other charitable organizations. fox10phoenix.com/news/florantho…
We must accept that people experiencing the same event – a disaster, a traumatic situation – will all be affected differently and may require a range of support options. Learn more: ow.ly/h8NM50IZNzu @McIlreavyP #MHM #mentalhealth
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Funders are increasingly interested in impact, not activities. For nonprofits, this means a big change in writing grant proposals and tracking the outcomes. We can help 👇twitter.com/Candid_Learnin…d
Want to engage digital communities in your #nonprofit and cause? You'll need: -A vision to believe in -A believable plan -Values that aren't overly complex -Useful actions Learn more from @pauldegregorio, founder of @LifeAtRally learning.candid.org/resources/blog…
Still time to register for #GoodTechFest tomorrow! Hear @annmei at 5:20 ET after fellow #LeapAmbassador @amyrsward and their co-author @afua_bruce keynote earlier at 2:15 ET! @GoodTechFest twitter.com/CandidDotOrg/s…
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Nurses in #Ukraine are risking their lives to stay with premature babies who need to be in incubators. Embrace Global, a nonprofit that provides low-cost, transportable incubators, is hoping to donate 3,000 portable incubators to help. fastcompany.com/90750093/prema…
“Stable housing is about more than a place to live, it is about ensuring residents and their families feel safe and secure in their home.” -Jennifer Gilbert, co-founder @GilbertFamilyFd Learn more about the #Detroit Home Repair Fund on @pndblog. philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/detroit-h…
Read all six takeaways from Candid's team who attended and spoke at @ABFE's annual conference, #Harambee2022, now on our blog. blog.candid.org/post/key-takea… 🧵 5/5
Change moves at the speed of trust. Philanthropy needs to put in the time and effort to build trust with the community and community leaders to better understand what they do. 🧵 4/5
Funders need to think about giving to the life of an institution, not just the health. This can include giving annual donations, providing unrestricted funds, and building endowments to sustain organizations during tough times. 🧵 3/5
Racial equity is having a moment, but it needs to be a movement. Many Black and BIPOC orgs talked about the unprecedented funding they received in the last 2 years. At the same time, there's concern that this surge in funding will be a blip. 🧵 2/5 twitter.com/CandidDotOrg/s…Q
Recently, a handful of Candid's team had the opportunity to attend and speak at @ABFE's annual conference, #Harambee2022. They came away from the conference feeling encouraged and hopeful. Here's a peek at some of the main points. 🧵 1/5G
An international donor's conference in Warsaw has raised $6.5B for #Ukraine. The conference aims to address the issues with supply of aid and craft a plan for post-war reconstruction. washingtonpost.com/politics/polan…
PND Book reviews: ‘The #Tech That Comes Next’ showcases real-life examples of…five categories of stakeholders who have rethought their approaches to the intersection of philanthropy and technology.” ow.ly/KEWo30siZ8f @asilverm2550 @amyrsward @afua_bruce #nonprofits
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@annmei, the CEO of @CandidDotOrg, is joining our #GoodTechFest keynote for a wonderful conversation about what is going on at Candid and what the plans for the future are! Use the code GOODTECH2022 & register here for FREE➡️ goodtechfest.com/schedule
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"America, the most powerful country in the history of mankind, has the tools to make sure that no children are hungry." -@chefjoseandres For the first time in 50 yrs, White House will hold a conference on ending hunger and improving nutrition in the US. cnn.com/2022/05/04/pol…
The U.S. social sector plays a critical role in our society. But what are the supports and services that it needs to thrive? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this infrastructure? Share your experiences in this @urbaninstitute survey. urbn.is/3F9uOaJ #NPTech
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"There are exciting opportunities for fellow foundations and impact investors with missions to address racial equity, education, and economic opportunity to participate and invest in our state’s promising future. We invite you to join us." twitter.com/pndblog/status…
We may be nearing the phase where #COVID19 is endemic. This means it will be "following a predictable pattern." -@aslavitt46 Learn more about what this post-pandemic world may look like via @NPR. npr.org/2022/05/05/109…
"We are committed to accelerating prosperity + creating a greater sense of belonging for all AAPIs by bringing to bear more cross-sector support from partners who are also committed to these efforts" -@normanlschen, @taaforg CEO Read full Q&A on @pndblog philanthropynewsdigest.org/features/newsm…
Fashion contributes 2-8% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions + 20% of its water waste. @lewisperkins from @ApparelImpact provides advice on how #philanthropy can help combat #ClimateChange and promote carbon-neutral clothing. philanthropy.com/article/to-add…
COVID-19 case study: Changing funding practices in Europe via @CandidDotOrg "The COVID-19 crisis has shined a spotlight on the value of philanthropy and, for this reason, many foundation representatives believe..." bit.ly/3wcUwa6 #fundraising #covid #NonprofitiT
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If you're getting tired of online meetings, you're not alone. From keeping it authentic to mixing up your teaching style, here are our top five tips for keeping people engaged in virtual spaces. blog.candid.org/post/how-i-lea…
Our team is attending @philanthropymia and got the chance to meet up with our Funding Information Network partner @HiCollab! #PhilanthropyFriends Curious about the street art? It's by the artist Typoe, located in the Wynwood neighborhood in Miami.
There's still time to get your free ticket to @GoodTechFest. We are excited to hear from CEO @annmei, who will share how Candid is investing in data science + product development, May 10, 5:20 ET. Use code GOODTECH2022 to register for free. goodtechfest.com #GoodTechFest
Video games, chocolate eggs, and lego. These are just some of the creative ways that people are raising money to support #Ukraine. wsj.com/story/ukraine-…
If you're ready to learn about NFTs and what they could mean for your nonprofit, @GivingTuesday has got your back.
"At a time when many grant makers are wrestling with how to shift the balance of power to grantees, we believe our experience provides important lessons about both the challenges and the potential." philanthropy.com/article/sharin…
"A better normal... is only possible when we devote energy and resources to organizations that are helping their communities chart their own agenda..." Nicole Taylor, @siliconvalleycf president + CEO, shares more in this Q&A. philanthropynewsdigest.org/features/newsm…
Tech funding isn't new. However, the pandemic created a new awareness for #philanthropy. Responsive orgs realized that if THEIR mission in 2022 is highly dependent on #techinfrastructure and skills, then the SAME is true of their #nonprofit partners. tagtech.org/fundingtech
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#Nonprofit leaders are stepping down and finding replacements has led to intense competition. Learn about the opportunities and challenges this presents for organizations on @Philanthropy. philanthropy.com/article/large-… philanthropy.com/article/large-…
"[T]his new screening tool is not only essential to environmental justice goals. It’s also a pioneering experiment in open governance." Learn more about the platform behind the Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool via @grist. grist.org/equity/the-lit… twitter.com/CandidDotOrg/s…
Writing grant proposals can feel repetitive. One way to keep your content relevant is to pay attention to wording. "Describe populations you serve" is different from "How will you reach underserved populations." Get more advice from this short video. blog.candid.org/post/top-three…
Is there anything better than a new book? Yes, free new books. 👇twitter.com/Candid_Learnin…c
To protect biodiversity, the Palau National Marine Sanctuary has banned activities like fishing. The problem is this limits economic activity, which has already been reduced by #COVID19. Read about the struggle to balance protection + production. time.com/6171610/palau-…
"Antisemitism is on the rise in the world. People are saying, ‘What can we do?’ There are many things you can do, and reminding people of the Holocaust is one.” -David M. Rubinstein, in regards to his $15M donation to @HolocaustMuseum. philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/u.s.-holo…
According to @MRCampaigns online giving to #nonprofits increased by an average of 3 percent in 2021. If you want to see all the insights and data (more data? Yes, please!), explore it here on their website: mrbenchmarks.com/journeys twitter.com/Philanthropy/s…
"Many foundations framed the pandemic as an opportunity to hit 'reset,' realizing they..must seek recovery strategies that are more equitable and sustainable." Read the full article from @philea_eu on our blog. blog.candid.org/post/covid-19-… 🧵 6/6
Funders are reinforcing their values internally. In addition to asking grantees to apply certain principles, like addressing climate change or racial injustice, the foundations are applying those to their own practice. 🧵 5/6
Foundations reassessed their practices and processes. Some realized that many of their rules were arbitrary. They've become more flexible with deadlines, use of funds, and simpler processes. 🧵 4/6
Foundations reassessed their target audiences. Some invested more heavily in their local communities. Others expanded beyond their borders to shift resources from wealthy to low-income ones. 🧵 3/6
"[O]ur study showed that the new realities brought on by the pandemic gave [European] foundations a window of opportunity for rethinking, reimagining, and transforming a previously broken system." -@philea_eu 🧵 2/6
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