Every day, we meet with incredible people who are doing everything they can to raise money for their nonprofit organizations. As we get to know them, we not only hear about the good they’re doing, but we also hear about their struggles. They’re tired, they’re short on time, and they’re trying to balance a million
Photo by Jonne Huotari on Unsplash This article is the fifth in a series of articles that NPQ is publishing in partnership with First Nations Development Institute (First Nations). The series, which will conclude next week, aims to highlight leading economic justice work in Indian Country and identify ways that philanthropy might more effectively support these efforts.
Design by Devyn Taylor. The Wiyot people have stewarded the land in and around Humboldt Bay (Wigi) in Northern California, near the present-day city of Eureka, for thousands of years. Before the arrival of settler-colonists, they actively managed their resources. As Wiyot tribal chair Ted Hernandez says, “We understood our role as caretakers. We didn’t
As you probably know, most nonprofits bring in the majority of their revenue at the end of the year. This is a time when many organizations are raising as much as 30% to even 50% of their total budget. To make the most of this end-of-year giving season, I recommend taking the time to do
Photo by Monstera from Pexels. In the decade following the September 11th attacks, I ran a national nonprofit organization that advocated for the rights of South Asians in the United States. Many of those early years are a blur. Looking back, I can see how our staff, board members, and volunteers were attempting to meet