We’ve got a big announcement: This month, we’re partnering with ProInspire to bring you the “Talent Matters Remix,” a joint 3-part series of episodes on the Fund the People Podcast! Talent Matters Remix, which will be released throughout July, will revisit Talent Matters, a 2014 series of essays on the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) blog.

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Recently Fund the People’s Rusty Stahl had the opportunity to be in dialogue about “talent justice” with Dr. Judy Lubin, head of the Center for Urban and Racial Equity (and lead researcher on our Talent Justice Initiative), and nonprofit leader and consultant Shari Dunn. In the session, convened by the dynamos over at Possibility Project,

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By Rusty Stahl. There is a vast chasm between the perspectives of foundation and nonprofit leaders when it comes to the state of investing in the people who make up grantee organizations. The Center for Effective Philanthropy’s Strengthening Grantees study compares how foundation and nonprofit leaders rate the need to strengthen various organizational capacity functions, such as

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By Yolanda Caldera-Durant, Vice President, Fund the People. For many aspiring professionals of color, unpaid internships and low-paying apprenticeships are one of the few ways they can enter the nonprofit workforce, but they simply are not financially viable. Moreover, their lived experience in communities is not fully valued by potential nonprofit employers. These conditions must

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By Yolanda Caldera-Durant, Vice President, Fund the People Today’s nonprofit workforce is being pushed to evolve the talent that’s traditionally been tapped to lead and staff nonprofits. Professionals of color are more frequently being sought after to take on executive leadership and management roles. Despite this trend, nonprofits continue to have leaders that are primarily

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By Rusty Stahl, President & CEO, Fund the People The other day, my Fund the People co-conspirator Yolanda Caldera-Durant and I took a break from co-working to enjoy a lunch of soup and sandwiches at a cozy Panera Bread in suburban Connecticut (it is at the midway point between where we each live and work).

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