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Equity Mapping Tools Combine the Power of Data and Narrative Change

Equity Mapping Tools Combine the Power of Data and Narrative Change by Kallie Bauer and Rachel Borashko Philanthropy and technology are changing rapidly, and as more and more data become available, the need for easy-to-use, accessible tools for organizing and interpreting that data is becoming more urgent. More organizations are

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Increased Attention to Sustainable Development Goals

Increased Attention to Sustainable Development Goals by Jamie DeLeeuw and Teri Behrens Global philanthropy’s engagement with the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has escalated in recent years. The number of donor dollars is climbing, and more organizations are using the SDGs to develop strategies and evaluate success. In the midst

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Corporate Social Responsibility Employs Many Models to Strategically Align Business and Philanthropy

Corporate Social Responsibility Employs Many Models to Strategically Align Business and Philanthropy by Patty Janes and Olivia Rau The 2010s were book-ended by two major events in the progression of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The first offered guidance for companies looking to adopt socially responsible practices, while the second declared

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Inclusive Growth Requires Urgent Collaboration and Deliberate Patience

Inclusive Growth Requires Urgent Collaboration and Deliberate Patience by Juan R. Olivarez While philanthropic organizations and communities across the nation have been investing in inclusive growth efforts for more than a decade, these strategies and partnerships are increasingly coming in to focus. In this piece from our 11 Trends in

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Millennials in the Nonprofit Workforce Present Challenges and Opportunities

Millennials in the Nonprofit Workforce Present Challenges and Opportunities by Teri Behrens and Tory Martin Millennials are the most diverse U.S. generation ever to enter the workforce and, as of this year, they’ll make up more than half of it. This generation’s desire for greater flexibility, transparency, and meaning in

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Collaboration and Consolidation in Philanthropy’s Infrastructure

Collaboration and Consolidation in Philanthropy’s Infrastructure by Teri Behrens and Tory Martin A desire for greater impact and partnership is driving more of philanthropy’s infrastructure organizations to combine their efforts — and sometimes their staff. However, research suggests another possible motive for these changes: a lack of sustainable, significant funding

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