Ward S. Caswell, President of the Beveridge Family Foundation, joins our series on the future of grantmaking with a close look at ways we can work together to re-engineer the financial structure of philanthropic relationships and break out of the trap of white male dominated grantmaking.
Back in early 2021 I wrote an article about the impacts of languishing on leadership in the nonprofit and human services sector. At the time we were looking ahead to a lighter and easier year to come. But twelve more months of rollercoastering case numbers, deadly variants, and zigzagging safety restrictions have left us… where?
Join me as I revisit leadership and languishing to see what’s changed and what hasn’t for 2022.
With a deeply rooted history steeped in politics, socio-economic disparities, and overall lack of resources, the not for profit sector is often lagging behind the for profit in technology and marketing efforts. This is why Catchafire.org and partners like HSF are changing the traditional capacity building model and creating pathways for nonprofits to make an equitable impact.
Chaotic funding ecosystems have eroded trust between funders and grantees. We believe that trust is the key to a healthier funding process and improving structures can help to rebuild it.
The Human Service Forum has announced two upcoming events to support local non-profit professionals in building skills and relationships.
Guest contributor, Cesar Del Valle, Director of Global Partnerships at Candid, examines the future of grantmaking and asks, “post emergency, post disaster, and as we gaze into 2022, how can we continue to extend nonprofits’ agency and invest in a manner that enables rather than constricts?”
Whether you invest in marketing to communicate with the communities you serve, to raise awareness about key issues, or to meet your development goals, there are some great free tools that can save you time and money. Here is a countdown of our top five.
Many organizations are just too small to see themselves in the DEI solutions being offered. One simply cannot work the same way with 3 people that you can with 300 or 3000. So what CAN we do to implement DEI practices in a small team?
There’s nothing funny about the workforce crisis. Not one silver lining. Not one corny joke. Instead, there are a growing number of people who need help and a shrinking number of people to provide it.
In collaboration with the Beveridge Family Foundation, Irene & George Davis Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, HSF announces a new partnership with Catchafire to provide members with access to the help they need to bring their nonprofit to the next level of operational, programmatic and financial maturity.