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Data Science for Social Impact

Data Science for Social Impact by Adriana Paz Philanthropy’s embrace of data science has been slow, held back by limited resources, infrastructure, and staffing. However, a number of philanthropists and nonprofit organizations are using their resources to grow the pool of professional data scientists and support other nonprofits as they

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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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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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