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Cause-driven design

In Cause-Driven Design®, Matt Schwartz, founder and director of strategy at Constructive, a New York City-based design and brand strategy firm specializing in nonprofits and education, explores the nexus between design and mission-driven work and explains how nonprofits can use design to engage and speak more meaningfully to the needs, goals, and motivations of their principal audiences....

Five Website Initiatives to Consider Post-Launch

Five Website Initiatives to Consider Post-Launch

Johanna Kinsley July 24, 2019

The launch of your new or redsigned website isn't the end of your work, writes Kinsley, it's the beginning. In the latest installment in our Cause-Driven Design® series, Kinsley looks at five things you can do to keep your new website  fresh, relevant, and true to the goals you established during the design/redesign process....

5 Tips for Giving Great Design Feedback

5 Tips for Giving Great Design Feedback

Lily Moaba June 14, 2019

Paying attention to the way in which design feedback is delivered can have a real impact on the success of a project, writes Moaba. By implementing these five tips, you'll be doing your part to make sure that the design process is collaborative and projects run a little more smoothly....

Why Branding & Design Agencies Should Ask Why

Why Branding & Design Agencies Should Ask Why

Lexie McGuire April 5, 2019

One of the most important roles a design firm play as a strategic partner to a client is to identify and politely probe at the client's assumptions. In her latest, Constructive's McGuire explains what that looks like....

The sustainable nonprofit

The Sustainable Nonprofit (TSN) examines critical issues related to nonprofit sustainability through the eyes of nonprofit leaders, practitioners, and consultants. For more information, contact Mitch Nauffts, PND's publisher and editorial director, at mfn@foundationcenter.org.

2020: A year to remember

2020: A year to remember

Derrick Feldmann February 19, 2021

Derrick Feldmann shares highlights of the social issue engagement surveys he and his colleagues conducted in 2020....

Fundraising learnings from social media

Fundraising learnings from social media

Evan Wildstein February 5, 2021

Wildstein, a fundraiser at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, shares a few fundraising lessons he's learned from social media....

Alliance@PND

Through an agreement with UK-based Alliance magazine, PND is pleased to be able to offer a series of articles about global philanthropy.

In pursuit of reciprocity: speaking with Gerry Salole

In pursuit of reciprocity: speaking with Gerry Salole

Caroline Hartnell February 7, 2021

Caroline Hartnell, a former editor of Alliance magazine, chats with Gerry Salole, who recently stepped down as CEO of the European Foundation Centre, about the changing philanthropic landscape and some of the key lessons he has learned over three decades in the field....

Philanthropy’s role in rolling out UHC

Philanthropy’s role in rolling out UHC

Angela Nguku January 6, 2021

Philanthropy has an important rile to play in the implementation of Universal Health Coverage, writes Ngoku, but it needs to pay attention to some key issues....

Self-care and gender equity

Self-care and gender equity

Linda Weisert, Susanne Petroni December 9, 2020

Complementing healthcare systems with new self-care devices, drugs, and the use of digital health can help transform how individuals, especially women and girls, engage with health systems, write Weisert and Petroni, and are critical to pandemic response efforts....

MyCareer@PND

PND is pleased to offer articles of interest to jobseekers and prospective employers. To submit an article for consideration, e-mail Mitch Nauffts at mfn@foundationcenter.org.

Remote Onboarding: Set Up New Hires for Success

Remote Onboarding: Set Up New Hires for Success

Molly Brennan October 1, 2020

Brennan offers tips for remote onboarding that may be useful during these unusual — and unusually challenging — times, including beginning the onboarding process early and making sure that new hires are familiar with the platforms and software they'll be expected to use and that their home-office setups are integrated with then organization's systems....

Pay transparency: what it means for job seekers and employers

Pay transparency: what it means for job seekers and employers

Molly Brennan July 13, 2020

In this new era in which we find ourselves, corporate and nonprofit leaders are waking up to the realization that they can and must play a role in creating a more just and equitable society, writes Brennan. Creating transparency around pay is one way to do that....

SSIR@PND

Through an agreement with the Stanford Social Innovation Review, PND is pleased to be able to offer a series of articles and profiles related to the "business" of improving society.

News through a gender lens

News through a gender lens

Hilary Weaver January 26, 2021

With the global pandemic dominating the news cycle, The 19th — which is named for the amendment that gave female citizens of the U.S. the right to vote — has pivoted to tell stories about how COVID-19 is impacting women....

TechSoup@PND

Through an arrangement with TechSoup, PND is pleased to offer a series of articles about the effective use of technology by nonprofits.

The rise of the data-driven nonprofit

The rise of the data-driven nonprofit

Katharine Bierce January 22, 2021

In the middle of a devastating pandemic, writes Bierce, what was once politiely referred to as digital transformation has now become a digital imperative....

Is it time to rethink your sponsorship strategy?

Is it time to rethink your sponsorship strategy?

Shannon Cherry December 24, 2020

If there's a silver lining to the dark cloud that was 2020, writes Cherry, it might be the incentive it gave development professionals to change the way they approach fundraising events and corporate sponsorships....