Can Conversational Leadership Shift an Entire System?
Can Conversational Leadership Shift an Entire System? By: Donita Volkwijn, Senior Director, Member Engagement, Philanthropy New York Have you ever had a conversation with someone you don’t respect? Or maybe one with someone who...
Insights from “Risk, Reward, and the Reality: What Don’t We Know About Intermediaries?”
Philanthropic intermediaries play an important role, often serving as a liaison between foundations and nonprofits in re-granting foundation resources and providing important technical assistance and hands-on support to grantees.
Mismanagement at nonprofits? Think again
The most significant issues facing the non-profit sector are not widespread fraud but low wages, constricted budgets, and government contracts that only cover a fraction of the total cost of critical life-saving services and are rarely paid on time...
Equitable Opportunities for Effective Philanthropy
When you first stepped into philanthropy, whether you have been in the field for a few months or for quite some, how did your race, gender, age, class, sexual orientation, etc. affect your experience? Was your voice respected? Did you feel trust in...
Strengthening our Framework to Maximize Impact
In a March 2022 report, the Bridgespan Group found that philanthropic funding to criminal legal reform efforts amounts to about $350 million. As the report points out, that number pales in comparison to the public and private investments in various...
Supporting Leaders of Color? Insights from “Showing Up to Share Power: A Conversation with Building Movement Project”
Increasingly, nonprofit boards are actively recruiting leaders of color -- a move that often coincides with internal attempts to dismantle white power structures and welcome leadership that is more representative of the communities nonprofits serve.
Grantee Financials - It's Not Just About the Numbers
New to the philanthropy field, I was encouraged to sign up for the Philanthropy New York Core: Financial Series during the winter of 2021.
Listen to A. Nicole Campbell in Conversation with DeAnna Hoskins: "The Integral Role of Cultural Competence in Movements"
The Nonprofit Build Up, a podcast hosted by A. Nicole Campbell, speaks with DeAnna Hoskins.
Research for a 21st Century Child Welfare System
Research for a 21st Century Child Welfare System By: Lauren Supplee, Senior Program Officer, William T. Grant Foundation, Geoff Cloepfil, Administrative Specialist, Research Services, Casey Family Programs, and Krik O'Brien, Senior...