Since its founding, the Center has been engaged in seminal research that considers a broad range of policy and leadership issues relevant to nonprofit practitioners. Through a series of collaborative research initiatives with a range of organizations, the Center’s Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy, faculty, visiting practitioners, and students continue to develop a base of knowledge on effective policies and practices leading to vibrant and healthy organizations and communities.

Recent Publications

Beyond Window Dressing: A Call for Reform of Private Philanthropy to Address the Race-based Wealth Gap

How to Lead Systems Change Work

Leading in Times of Hyper Change: Article Series

The Women’s Resistance Grassroots Movement in Virginia

Advancing Racial Equity Within Nonprofit Organizations

Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Racial Equity

View all publications in the publications archive.