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Resources for State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey: A Special Look at Asian American/Pacific Islander Nonprofits in California

Publication date: 
12/05/2018

Presented by the Nonprofit Finance Fund, this webinar will explore some of the unique characteristics and experiences of AAPI-serving organizations in California taken from a sample size of about 3,400 respondents across all 50 states.

This presentation highlights survey results, including:

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DONORS: 5 Things Nonprofits Want You to Know

Publication date: 
06/05/2018

Nonprofit leaders have specific ideas for how donors can best support them to do their most effective work, but the power imbalance means important things are often left unsaid. What do nonprofits want their donors to know that they may not be telling them directly?

Drawing on 15 years of collecting candid feedback from more than 100,000 nonprofit leaders, the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) is releasing a new resource today that outlines the five things that nonprofits want their donors to know:

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Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

Publication date: 
01/19/2018

The nonprofit sector is experiencing a racial leadership gap. Studies show the percentage of people of color in the executive director/CEO role has remained under 20% for the last 15 years even as the country becomes more diverse.

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Resources from Fires: Join Local Foundation Leaders and Experts for A First Hand Report

Publication date: 
10/19/2017

On October 17th, over 150 participants took part of Northern California Grantmakers' funder call with leaders of local community foundations and disaster experts located in the areas most affected by recent Northern California wildfires. They heard a firsthand report of the situation, and learned what funders, nonprofits, and government are doing to assist at this stage of the emergency. 

Panelists included: 

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The 2020 Census is Underway

Publication date: 
10/16/2017

Every ten years, the U.S. Constitution mandates a counting of every person living in the United States, regardless of their citizenship status. The next decennial census will be conducted in 2020. The counting of nearly 400 million persons is an endeavor that requires cooperation among federal, state, and local governments, community based organizations, and philanthropy.

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Legislative Session Recap – Special Focus on Housing

Publication date: 
10/09/2017

The combination of higher demand for housing and insufficient supply in California has driven a rapid rise in housing costs.  According to a recent report by The McKinsey Global Institute, more than 50 percent of the state’s households are unable to afford the cost of housing in their local markets. Low-income Californians are disproportionately impacted with a state shortfall of 1.5 million affordable units for extremely low and very-low income renter households.

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Policy Brief: Proposed Tax Plan by the White House

Publication date: 
10/09/2017

The White House has proposed an outline for tax policy changes, entitled “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code.”  

The proposed tax plan would affect individual income tax rates and corporate tax rates. This memorandum will focus on the proposed changes to the tax code that would have a direct impact to philanthropy, and follows up on an analysis by Southern California Grantmakers in May.

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