CCS is pleased to share the news, views, and tools you may have missed this past week!

  1. What America’s rapid demographic shift means for charities. By 2044, the US will be a majority-minority nation. The Chronicle of Philanthropy shares six takeaways for nonprofit leaders from William Frey’s new book, Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America.
  2. A different approach to mentoring may be the key to diversity. In the past several weeks, much has been written about the nonprofit sector’s shortcomings when it comes to diversity. Harvard Business Review shares how mentoring people who aren’t like you can help the sector meet this persistent challenge.
  3. New Giving in Europe report launches this year. While excitement swells stateside for next week’s Giving USA 2017 release, the first study measuring philanthropy in Europe launched in May. The European Fundraising Association highlights some of the report’s main takeaways.
  4. CCS shares the fundraiser’s guide to self-management.  CCS Vice President Natalie Skinner outlines eight ways fundraisers can better manage their professional tasks on a daily basis. Read more at Philanthropy Now.
  5. There’s an app for that!  Feeding America just made it easier for restaurants, grocery stores, and other food donors to quickly donate excess food. Their new app, MealConnect, allows donors to post and arrange pickup of donations with the help of their mobile devices.  

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