This post is the first of a two part series looking into the future of disaster response in its immediate aftermath and the ability for nonprofit organizations and philanthropy to rally quickly in support of its community. It was a surreal moment posting last month about how it had been a decade since the Brisbane […]Read More Philanthropy & Disaster Response: Part 1 (nonprofits) – printers & propellers.
You’ve made a conscious effort to make your job description more inclusive. You have even distributed the opportunity to new networks including your black and hispanic chambers of commerce. Yet by the time the application deadline rolls round the candidate pool looks unsurprisingly similar to every other opening you have had. There is no doubt […]Read More 1 link, 1 paragraph & 2 numbers. 3 Front End Additions To Diversify Your Candidate Pool.
The John’s Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies has just released their latest analysis on nonprofit job growth, and folks, it isn’t great. Large numbers of jobs were lost in health-care organizations, human services, arts and recreation. If it wasn’t for the 24,000 jobs added by educational nonprofits we would’ve been looking at a large […]Read More Now Is The Time To Commit To Long Term Investments In Nonprofit Staff
Bullying, harassment and misinformation are sadly all commonplace on social media. Many of those subjected to it and ultimately report it are often ignored and those who perpetrated it continue to roam around the platform without punishment. There is no doubt that those who run these companies are running with an empathy deficit which was […]Read More NONPROFITS MUST MAKE PLANS TO RECLAIM THEIR IDENTITY IN LIGHT OF REACTIONARY FACEBOOK FLEX
The pandemic has ravaged countries economies the world over, and none more so than the U.S. who recently reported that last year their GDP had contracted by 2.3% to $20.93 trillion. Coincidentally China’s economy grew by 2.3% which has led to a new recalculation by economists that it will be 2028 when the Chinese economy […]Read More AUSTRALIA IS THE GIFT THAT CAN UNLOCK THE ASIAN CENTURY OF PHILANTHROPY
I speak in my new book (Future Philanthropy: The Trends, Tech & Talent Defining New Civic Leadership – out in Spring ’21 through Wise Ink) about mergers and acquisitions and that the latter is more of a moot carry-over from the for profit world. However, this week my curious nature took me down a path […]Read More FOUNDATIONAL FORGIVENESS – BUYING DEBT TO BUILD NEW FUTURES
Automation and transparency are the keys to tackling the power dynamics that plague philanthropy.Read More What if we took grantmaking out of the hands of grant makers?