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Now Available! Fund the People Toolkit

MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 14, 2017  Fund The People Announces Fund The People Toolkit—The Most Comprehensive Guide For Maximizing Investment In The Nonprofit Workforce Toolkit features content to help funders and nonprofit organizations invest in nonprofit staff as a strategy for improving the performance and impact of the organizations.   BEACON, New York—September 14, 2017—Fund the [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|funders, leadership, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy|0 Comments

Reflecting on Fund the People’s 2nd Annual Funder Retreat

Yolanda Caldera-Durant, director of programs, Fund the People We held our second annual funder retreat, Investing in the Nonprofit Workforce in the Trump Era, at the end of June in Sausalito, California. During our first retreat, I’d been on the job as director of programs for just two weeks. However, this year I had the [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|funders, leadership, nonprofit workforce|0 Comments

Registration | Agenda | Accommodations (use code GRPFTP) To accomplish your mission as a grantmaker, you depend on the dedicated nonprofit professionals and activists who deliver social service and fight for social justice every day. People on the front lines deserve and need support to not just survive but to thrive, get results, and endure for the long-haul. Yet [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Events, funders, leadership, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy|0 Comments

Conference Session – April 5, 2017

Nonprofit Talent and Culture Summit April 5, 2017 On the first evening of this year's Nonprofit Talent and Culture Summit, Rusty Stahl, Fund the People’s President and CEO,  will join Mikaela Seligman, Principal at AchieveMission, for an inspiring discussion on how everyone in the sector can use their positions to maximize investment in the nonprofit workforce. For [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Field Story Webinar – March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2:00 - 3:15pm ET In an environment of high nonprofit staff turnover, frequent executive director transitions, a state with no budget (Illinois), the Pierce Family Foundation is committed to investing comprehensively in the staff of the housing and homeless services organizations they fund. Their support ranges from executive transitions, to professional development for mid-level nonprofit staff, to [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Keynote Address – March 7, 2017

VAFRE National Speaker's Forum Fundraising for Your Nonprofit’s Workforce: How Fundraisers, Executives, and Board Members Can Maximize Investment in Virginia’s Nonprofit Workforce Nonprofits do important work in our community. Investments need to be made in the talented nonprofit workforce that drives that work in order to ensure maximum organizational impact. Join us as Rusty Stahl, [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Funders Gather to Learn About Investing in Grantee Workforce

At the end of May, a group of foundation CEOs and program executives gathered in New York State to share how and why they invest in talent development at grantee organizations and across the nonprofit sector. They included funders who are deeply-experienced "talent investors," and those who are just beginning such work. They traveled from across the country - from Georgia to Boston, from California to [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yolanda Caldera-Durant Appointed Director of Programs

April 2016 – After an extensive national search, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Yolanda Caldera-Durant as Talent Philanthropy’s inaugural Director of Programs. In this role, Yolanda will advance research, education and other activities that seek to maximize foundation investments in a diverse, effective, impactful and sustainable nonprofit workforce. She begins May 9, 2016. This new position has [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hewlett Foundation Declares the Value of Investing in Nonprofit Talent

The influential Bay Area-based Hewlett Foundation has released a new report Moving Arts Leadership Forward: A Changing Landscape, and the accompanying blog post What Do Arts Leaders Really Need?, in which they share their findings from research and insights from seven years of investing in talent in California's arts nonprofit field. Read the pdf report... The first line in the [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating Nonprofit Labor

As we celebrated Labor Day this month, several Op-Eds in The New York Times Opinion Page highlighted issues of engagement in the American workplace. First, Barry Schwartz contributed a brilliant piece on how meaningful work can increase employee productivity and profit (August 25). Then Arthur Brooks discussed motivation and stress while rising up the ranks (September 5). [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|featured, Uncategorized|2 Comments