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Making meaning of Candid’s free demographic data set 

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Today, Candid released our latest research manual, Analyzing Candid’s demographic data. nonprofits currently share some demographic data about their staff and board with Candid. As a result of our Demographics via Candid efforts, this number has increased significantly over the past two years. Over 62,000 U.S. For example, U.S.

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Lessons learned: Using demographic data to move from intention to action 

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As more funders seek to use demographic data to inform their grantmaking decision-making, 125 partners have now joined the Demographics via Candid movement. The process and timing of asking nonprofits for demographic data matters. The process and timing of asking nonprofits for demographic data matters.

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Collecting demographic data: Nonprofits value transparency but need support

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Candid began collecting demographic data from nonprofit organizations in July 2019, encouraging them to share information on their leadership, staff, and board members on their nonprofit profiles. Among organizations that did not share demographic data, 65% were unaware that this section of their profile was incomplete.

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New courses address barriers to demographic data collection 

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Now with over 100 partners , and nearly 60,000 organizations sharing data, the Demographics via Candid campaign is going strong. In the process, we have noticed there are some common concerns and barriers that tend to come up on the road to better demographic data.

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Who is sharing nonprofit demographic data with Candid? 

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Since 2014, Candid has been collecting demographic data about the people who work at U.S. i We anticipate a steady increase in organizations sharing demographic information as a result of our recently launched Demographics via Candid campaign. Demographic data sharing varies by nonprofit subject category.

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Demographics via Candid: One year in 

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In February 2023, we officially launched Demographics via Candid , an initiative that empowers nonprofits to share their demographic data one time, through the Candid profile, where it can be accessed and reused by funders and other stakeholders across the field.

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Candid’s free Demographics API enables funders to make informed, impactful giving decisions

NonProfit PRO

Candid released its free Demographics API to help organizations easily standardize and integrate their demographic data collection. This initiative allows nonprofits to share demographic information one time on their Candid profile, where funders, researchers, donors, and other stakeholders can easily access it.