Women

The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women
June 6, 2019

Women are increasingly taking lead roles and rocking the world of fundraising. This action-focused guide includes insight from five women who’ve made it to the top and their advice to empower other

Women's Philanthropy Institute - Women's Foundations and Funds: A Landscape Study
April 23, 2019

Women’s foundations and funds are a powerful force in philanthropy dedicated to women and girls. Giving from these organizations is substantial, but aside from a 2009 landscape report from the Foundation Center and Women’s Funding Network, research focused on women’s foundations and funds is quite limited. Our new report, Women’s Foundations and Funds: A Landscape Study, helps fill a gap in knowledge about these grant-making organizations that support giving by women to women

Women Give 2019
April 23, 2019

Gender and Giving Across Communities of Color

Women’s Philanthropy Institute Women Give 2018 Report
March 16, 2018 at 4:03 pm

Despite the fact that 73% of all nonprofit employees are women, only 45% are CEOs. This workbook aims to close the gap by providing women with what they need to develop their skills and achieve their professional goals. Gain insight into what it takes to be successful from some of these women leaders. With this […]

New Workbook Encourages Women in Nonprofit Leadership to Reach Their Goals
March 8, 2018 at 12:55 pm

Today is a very important day. March 8 is International Women’s Day, and it commemorates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women all across the world. In light of International Women’s Day, DonorPerfect released “The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women...

NPP P2P Power Session Spotlight: Susan G. Komen Greater NYC
October 11, 2017 at 12:15 pm

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While we all should be more cognizant of how breast cancer affects those who are diagnosed with it and their family and friends, it’s easy to get lost in our own daily lives...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 14: Study Reveals Membership Retention and Preferences
August 25, 2017 at 9:29 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: YourMembership released a new study on membership retention and preferences, Katrina VanHuss and Otis Fulton talk about how to attract more men to your organization and Erica Waasdorp reveals how payment processors help simplify monthly giving...

How to Attract More Men to Your Mission
August 23, 2017 at 11:20 am

There isn’t a “more helpful” sex; both men and women help others. But the gender difference in the peer-to-peer realm is stark—women participate and fundraise at significantly higher levels than men do...

The New York Women’s Foundation Announces $2.4M in Grants to Address Needs of Women and Families in NYC
July 20, 2017 at 12:29 pm

The New York Women’s Foundation announced a total of $2.4 million in grants awarded to 37 organizations working to promote economic security and justice for women and families throughout New York City. Building on the foundation’s history of success, these investments show strategic growth and continue to strengthen their position as the premier women’s fund…

Learning to Bridge a Generation Gap in Philanthropy
July 19, 2017 at 11:39 am

A decade ago, shortly before their daughter, Caitlin Heising, started her freshman year at Brown University, Liz Simons, a former teacher, and her husband, Mark Heising, the founder of an investment firm, established the Heising-Simons Foundation, a family philanthropy focused initially on education, climate and the physical sciences. “I’ve always asked a lot of questions…