Millennials

Are millennials rewriting philanthropy or the general public?

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors It’s now a ubiquitous headline: Millennials are the largest generation. In 2016, they surpassed boomers at 79.8 million.  By 2020, those born from roughly 1980 to 2000 are projected to make up half of the workforce. For better or worse, millennials may be the most labeled, the most stereotyped […]

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Corporate social responsibility can be good for business

By Vlad Moldavskiy for BusinessCollective | Corporate social responsibility is more than a company’s marketing strategy — it’s quickly becoming a way to retain millennial employees as well. Despite having a reputation for being arrogant and lazy, millennials are actually highly philanthropic. Many young workers want more than just a paycheck from their employer; they […]

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Top nine tips for managing junior boards

By Cynthia Remec, executive director and founder, BoardAssist Every day BoardAssist is approached by enthusiastic millennials who are eager to be agents of change on a nonprofit board.  Unfortunately many of these terrific candidates are either too young to be considered for a full board seat by our clients, or unable to meet the financial […]

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Boarding call for next-gen leaders

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach, Moonridge Group COO, Stanford Social Innovation Review | The millennial generation cares about the state of the world and wants to get involved—so why do so few boards have young members? A quick search of “millennials on nonprofit boards” yields more than 67,000 search results on Google. Most of the articles […]

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Engaging a city, building a community

By Efrem Bycer for The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee | Indianapolis has the potential to become one of the most civically engaged cities in America. Currently, Indianapolis ranks 16th, placing it behind many of its peer metros, including Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville and St. Louis. To break into the top 10, Indianapolis may […]

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