National

Looking Inward: The New Fund Seeking Racial Equity in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofits rarely resemble the communities they serve. Studies show that fewer than 20 percent of nonprofit leaders are people of color. These grants are a bid to change that. ...

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Nonprofit Leaders Are Overwhelmingly White, A New Jacksonville Program Seeks To Change That Locally

Next month, a group of 11 black community leaders will embark on an inaugural yearlong course designed to help build out the local network of people of color in nonprofits....

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National

The Role of Senior Leaders in Building a Race Equity Culture

Across the social sector, a fundamental element of social impact remains missing: race equity....

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Will Pittsburgh Nonprofits Move Away from Overwhelmingly White Leadership?

Earlier this year, NPQ reported on a study by the Pittsburgh-based Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris...

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Why are the leadership ranks of Pa. nonprofits so white and how could they be more diverse?

In 1997, Walter Smith Jr. became the first black executive director of Family Resources, a Pittsburgh nonprofit that treats people who have experienced child abuse and provides counseling for...

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National

PACE sponsors efforts to increase Black leaders in non-profit sector

Since its beginning in the wake of the riots following Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, PACE, the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise, worked to build the capacity of individuals, groups,...

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National

Cultivating the next generation of nonprofit leaders in metro areas

Numerous challenges confront metropolitan America today. Many workers have not seen meaningful wage growth in recent...

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National

Community development corporations need future leaders

Many of New York City’s community development corporations are still run today by founding staff who have grown their organizations into large, complex ventures, spanning affordable housing development, service provision,...

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Racial barriers hold back minorities at nonprofits, survey finds

Like their counterparts nationwide, people of color who work in the nonprofit sector in Pittsburgh may aspire to leadership roles, but most encounter racial barriers in their efforts to get...

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California

California and the Racial Leadership Gap

We recently caught up with Building Movement Project’s Co-Director Frances Kunreuther to talk about their latest report, California’s Race to Lead: The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in the Golden...

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