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Written on Jun 17, 2022

The nonprofit hiring crisis 
Nonprofits are trying everything they can to compete with for-profit companies. Many have raised salaries, offered flexible work, prioritized employee needs, and improved DE&I initiatives. They hope that these measures can help make up for the one thing they can rarely do — pay as much as for-profit companies. 

What you need to know about your organization’s investment portfolio 
Whether you have a large endowment or a small investment reserve, your nonprofit or foundation should be investing these funds wisely and in accordance with your mission. 

TikTok influencers are fueling micro donations 
As of September 2021, roughly half of TikTok’s nearly 1 billion active users were younger than age 34, with 41% between the ages of 16 and 24. That’s an audience organizations would like to cultivate as future funders and donors. 

For nonprofits, a voice in lobbying is often out of reach due to rules 
Small nonprofit and other grassroots organizations, whose voices are often lost in the cacophony of New York's powerful and well-funded lobbying industry, are pushing for lawmakers to double the $5,000 threshold that requires an individual or entity to register with the state when they seek to influence public policy.