Social Service/Public Welfare/Human Services

Budgeting for Equity: 3 Steps to Creating a Framework for Lasting Change
April 15, 2022 at 9:00 am

Nonprofits are one of the most powerful forces for good in our world. They feed the hungry, house the homeless, stand up for those too often not heard and so much more. However, even with the best intentions, nonprofits can sometimes fall short of realizing their mission. One reason for this is failing to budget for equity.

Pinterest Supports Users' Well-Being and Six Nonprofits for World Mental Health Day
October 8, 2021 at 12:54 pm

In honor of World Mental Health Day on Sunday, Pinterest has launched a new campaign, “Havens: Invest in Rest” to create space on its platform for users, or “pinners,” to reflect on the global impact of mental health. Additionally, it will give more than $1 million to mental health organizations...

Study Pushes for More Transparency in Donation Pledges to Racial Equity
August 2, 2021 at 11:50 am

The joint PolicyLink-Bridgespan Group analysis, "Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win," is calling for funders to be more transparent about where their proposed dollars went, as 94% of donors have yet to report data, which has made pinpointing the actual funding to racial equity efforts extremely difficult...

Reddit Thread Prompts More Than $200,000 in Donations to Foster Children Nonprofit
July 14, 2021 at 11:44 am

After a Reddit user posted to the Ask Reddit thread “What is something you've done purely out of the goodness of your heart but have not told anyone?" users shared an array of good deeds. All it took was user dartdoug’s mention of purchasing an 11-year-old foster child a bicycle for his birthday via One Simple Wish’s website to start a wave of support for the Trenton, New Jersey-based nonprofit...