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January 11, 2017

How to Build a Diverse Nonprofit Staff and Board

Research shows that hiring a diverse staff can foster innovation, creativity, and more effective decision making. But experts acknowledge that diversifying your work force is not always easy. Support from an organization’s leaders is critical. This collection of Chronicle resources offers guidance to those working to develop a diverse and talented team.

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June 21, 2017

How to Make Socioeconomic Diversity a Priority in Your Board Search

Finding qualified board members who come from different economic backgrounds takes time, thoughtfulness, and strategy

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August 11, 2016

Why and How to Build a Diverse Nonprofit Board

Making nonprofits better reflect the communities they serve starts at the board level.

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June 16, 2016

A Tool One Foundation Uses to Ensure Diversity

Developing guidelines about diversity can help your nonprofit maintain those policies even as staff and board members change.

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March 03, 2016

How — and Why — to Hire a Diverse Nonprofit Staff

Having employees with varied world views can mean a wider variety of ideas for solving big problems.

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March 30, 2016

7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Building a Diverse Nonprofit Staff

When it comes to diversifying your staff, good intentions matter — but so do good outcomes. Experts weigh in on how to avoid mistakes.

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August 24, 2016

A Fellowship Program Creates Paths to Boosting Diversity at Foundations

By introducing professionals of color to work in the field, a regional network of grant makers aims to make philanthropy more inclusive and effective.