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Due Diligence: What Grantees Need to Know

Due Diligence: What Grantees Need to Know

Martha Lackritz-Peltier September 21, 2020

Due diligence. Most people are familiar with the term, but do they know what it means for nonprofit grantees? Lackritz-Peltier, general counsel at TechSoup, breaks it down....

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Commentary and opinion

Leading and succeeding during a crisis

Leading and succeeding during a crisis

Brandon Black, Elizabeth Fields September 24, 2020

The COO of the Gary Sinise Foundation writes that working to address the ongoing crises at both the individual and organizational levels has reinforced what she learned after 9/11 — the values of collaboration and personal empowerment and the need to ground her actions in empathy — and to ask: How can I fulfill my duties and help my colleagues be successful?...

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Connections

Nowhere to Go: Maternity Care Deserts Across the U.S.
September 25, 2020
More than 2.2 million women of childbearing age in the United States live in "maternity care deserts" — areas lacking a hospital that offers obstetric care, a birth center, or an obstetric provider — while another 4.8 million live in counties where only limited maternity care is available, a report from March of Dimes finds. The report,...
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Newsmakers

Mark Zuckerman, President, The Century Foundation
June 5, 2019

PND spoke with Zuckerman about changes in the way TCF approaches its work, the organization's efforts to advance a progressive policy agenda, and the meaning of the 2018 midterm elections....

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NPO spotlight

Good Plus Foundation

Good Plus Foundation

September 22, 2020

Founded in 2001, the Good+ Foundation works to dismantle multi-generational poverty by pairing tangible goods with innovative services for low-income fathers, mothers, and caregivers, creating an upward trajectory for the whole family....

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On the web

Global Safety Net
September 24, 2020

More than two years in development, the Global Safety Net bills itself as the first global-scale analysis of land areas requiring protection to solve the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change....

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Off the shelf

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells (New York, New York: Tim Duggan Books, 2019)
September 24, 2020

Izzy Nesci, a former intern in the Insights department at Candid, writes that Wallace-Wells provides an utterly disturbing picture of the many ways in which global warming will transform every aspect of life on the planet — changes likely to lead to untold human suffering and quite possibly the extinction of our species — and urges readers to snap out of their uneasy complacency....

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