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In order for nonprofits to embrace diversity, charities and foundations need diverse board members.

“It has to start at the leadership level."

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Making nonprofits better reflect the communities they serve starts at the board level.
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Check out our newest issue where we explore innovative ways nonprofits are using data analysis to find donors and gifts.

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How fundraisers crunch numbers, sift Facebook chatter, and analyze their results to learn exactly what donors want.
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"I have found that when our women feel included in things, when they feel invited to things, when they feel thanked and welcomed and appreciated, they will be there and have your back."

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Women have the wealth and ambition to be a major force in philanthropy, but charities have to recognize and respond to big changes in the demographics of donors.
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Thanks to strong growth in email-driven donations and monthly recurring gifts, online fundraising revenue climbed 19 percent in 2015 at the 105 nonprofits that participated in the M+R 2016 benchmarks study. 

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Online giving remains a minority portion of fundraising at most nonprofits, but it’s growing rapidly, according to marketing firm M+R.
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Sebastian Junger, founder of RISC, saw the lack of emergency training as a systemic problem in journalism — and he wanted to fix it. 

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Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues, founded by Sebastian Junger after one of his colleagues bled to death in Libya, offers four-day medical sessions for journalists who cover war zones.
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A key barrier to greater openness, according to the study: a shortage of staff time and money devoted to such efforts.

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A shortage of staff time and other resources are cited as barriers to greater openness, according to a new survey of foundation leaders.
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Submit your questions on nonprofit leadership and see them featured on our website.
A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.
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At an open-mic event in North Carolina, nonprofit consultants and leaders gathered to discuss their professional embarrassments.

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In a world where politeness reigns, some argue there is value in sharing painful professional experiences.
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GuideStar unveiled on Wednesday a free feature to recognize nonprofits that share measures of their effectiveness and outcomes.

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A new seal that appears on some charities’ profiles is intended to help nonprofits move beyond weighing overhead costs too heavily.
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How do you outdo yourself when you already host what's considered the country's biggest charity gala?

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The New York antipoverty group known for hosting the country’s most lucrative benefit will make its presence known throughout the city Monday, from the Nasdaq opening bell until late in the evening.
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THIS seems like a GREAT Day GYRL ALWAYS WHEREVER you TREAD, to help OUT a Charity
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See how a handful of nonprofits are testing virtual reality's latest technology to win donations and change hearts and minds. 

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Charities get creative with a technology that can have an immediate and powerful impact on donors, but they also discover pitfalls.
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Find out how to make the most of a nonprofit conference with our interactive Choose Your Own Adventure story.
You’ve made it to the big conference! But with so many options, how do you make it count?
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