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Key Opportunities to Help Nonprofits Achieve Their Missions

Yolanda Caldera-Durant, director of programs, Fund the People When you think about nonprofits and their work, what comes to mind? Some immediately think about mission, programs, services, outcomes, impact, resources, and funding. Others think about the capacity of nonprofits to effectively and efficiently deliver programs and services to children, youth, families, adults, seniors, and communities. [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|funders, nonprofit workforce, philanthropy|0 Comments

Investing in Nonprofit Talent

Linda Wood, senior director, Haas Leadership Initiatives Just the other day, I sat down with a group of foundation leaders visiting from Australia. They said they want to do more to support the people working in the nonprofit sector in their country, and they were looking for examples and inspiration from colleagues in the United [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|funders, leadership, philanthropy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Racial Equity is Essential in the Nonprofit Workforce

Yolanda Caldera-Durant, director of programs, Fund the People Today, we recognize the second annual National Day of Racial Healing. However, we still have much work to do in the nonprofit sector, and in our country, to demonstrate that we’ve truly embraced racial equity. Our current tumultuous political and social environment speaks volumes about how our [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|nonprofit workforce|0 Comments

What If I Invest in Them, and Then They Leave?

Rusty Stahl, president and chief executive officer, Fund the People Since 2013, I’ve been traveling the country speaking with funders and nonprofits about why they should invest in nonprofit workers. One of the questions both grantmakers and nonprofit executives ask me is "What if I invest in them, and then they leave the organization?” The [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|funders, leadership, philanthropy|3 Comments

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