Curated Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 1/7/24

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week – our first of the new year.

Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources:

20 Nonprofit Experts Share Trends To Watch In 2024 (Forbes)

Fundraising: The Year Ahead (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Ancestor in the Making: A Future Where Philanthropy’s Legacy Is Stopping the Bad and Building the New (Dana Kawaoka-Chen, Nonprofit Quarterly)

The Fiscal Cliff Has Arrived — and With It, Cuts, Layoffs, and Crisis. A Look at 2024’s Hunt for Revenue. (Sara Herschander, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Learning From an Intergenerational Blowup Over Social Justice (Steve Kaagan and John Hagan, Stanford Social Innovation Review)

NRA chief, one of the most powerful figures in US gun policy, says he’s resigning days before trial (Michael R. Sisal, Lindsay Whitehurst, and Jake Bleiberg, AP) [Ed. The NRA and NRA Foundation are nonprofit organizations; the NRA Foundation is also a public charity.]

The Best Teams That Money Could Buy (David A. Fahrenthold and Billy Witz, NY Times)

The Ten Components of Good Strategy (Serena Adlerstein, The Forge)

6 Simple Resolutions to Advance Your Career (Dan Richards, Harvard Business Review)

The Misunderstood Reason Millions of Americans Stopped Going to Church (Jake Meador, The Atlantic)

Significant Events:

  • “Today, the Wikimedia community celebrates a milestone for free knowledge as the first ‘Mickey Mouse’ films from 1928 have entered the Public Domain – along with many other creative works from around the world” Wikimedia
  • Looking Ahead to 5 Things That Will Shape the 2024 Election Trials, a Kennedy and the economy are among the variables to consider.” NY Times
  • “President Biden on Friday delivered his first campaign speech of this election year, attempting to define the 2024 presidential race as a battle for the future of American democracy and portray former president Donald Trump as its chief antagonist.” Washington Post

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

These are the episodes we loved in 2023 (Code Switch, NPR)

Led by Trump, GOP candidates take polarizing stances on race and history (Maeve Reston, Hannah Knowles and Meryl Kornfield, Washington Post)

Civil Rights Act of 1964 (

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

What climate scientists are predicting for the globe in 2024 (Scott Dance, Washington Post)

What If People Don’t Need to Care About Climate Change to Fix It? (David Marchese, NY Times)

World will look back at 2023 as year humanity exposed its inability to tackle climate crisis, scientists say (Jonathan Watts, Guardian)