Diversity

The Meyer Memorial Trust: Reckoning with Race

You’d think that nonprofits would lead the way when it comes to diversity. After all, many serve the downtrodden, including people of color, immigrants and the poor. But no. A new survey of more than […]

New Survey of Boards Backs Up Race to Lead Findings

Earlier this week, BoardSource released Leading with Intent: 2017 National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices. BoardSource provides nonprofit leaders with tools, resources, and research to increase board effectiveness and strengthen organizational impact. Leading with Intent 2017 is the […]

Nonprofit Boards Still Not Diverse, Report Finds

Nonprofit boards are no more diverse than they were two years ago and do not seem to be prioritizing diversity in their recruitment practices, a report from BoardSource finds. Based on a survey of nearly eighteen hundred […]

Nonprofits Boards Are Very Rich And Very White

Nonprofit boards seem to be more eager than in years past to advocate on behalf of the organizations they represent. But who exactly is doing that lobbying, which can set standards for how social missions […]

Letter to the Editor: In Defense of Board Diversity

To the Editor: The July 11 Chronicle of Philanthropy Opinion piece “GuideStar ‘Hate Group’ Controversy Should Put Spotlight on Charity Watchdogs” took a twist we didn’t see coming. In the midst of cautionary tales for those who seek to […]

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