National

Fewer People Want to Lead Nonprofits. What’s the Answer?

Building Movement Project’s Co-Executive Directors explore our latest report in the Race to Lead series which finds that aspiring leaders, especially those of color, aren’t being pulled into leadership through...

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National

With Crisis Comes Change: Black Women and the Glass Cliff

First published in the 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2024 report, this article features Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead research and uncovers some of the challenges and opportunities of...

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Women of Color

What It Looks Like to Build a Pro-Black Organization

Amilcar Cabral, Pan African leader of the Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde national independence struggle, wrote and spoke extensively about the need to fight for tangible, material changes for our...

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LGBTQ

National

R2L Revisited

For first Black, nonbinary GLSEN leader, intersectionality is key

She’s experienced both the “superpower of invisibility” & the “superpower of being deeply connected to those who are...

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CEO

National

R2L Revisited

If You Want to Hire an Executive Director of Color, Don’t Set Us Up to Fail

Four years ago, I became the first woman of color to lead the Alliance for Youth Organizing. I was a 33-year-old Latina and first-time executive director with limited fundraising experience...

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National

R2L Revisited

What Would Ruth Bader Ginsburg Do? Finding Answers to the Gender Gap in Jewish Nonprofit Leadership

A few years before her death, Ruth Bader Ginsburg reviewed a portfolio of what would become $3.5 million in grants made in her honor by the Genesis Prize, which celebrates...

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National

What will the future look like for Southeast Michigan’s nonprofits?

Over the last 18 months, nonprofit organizations in the region have spent much of their days in a reactive state: responding, experimenting and working to survive in order to continue...

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CEO

National

R2L Revisited

Canaccord Genuity LLC support of Youth INC tops $5M

NEW YORK, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Youth INC announced today that Canaccord Genuity LLC (“Canaccord Genuity”), the US division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., has committed $750,000 to...

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CEO

National

R2L Revisited

Donations strengthen California police accountability work

Roger Brown, 33, a Black Fresno rapper and mentor, was driving home from a candlelight vigil in March when he noticed a police car was following his BMW. He was...

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National

R2L Revisited

Out with the Rhetoric! Moving from Performative DEI to More Inclusive & Equitable Nonprofit Workplaces

Research from the Building Movement Project’s study entitled “Race to Lead” explores BIPOC nonprofit employees’ perspectives and experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in their respective workplaces and...

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