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.
Philanthropy’s Necessary Role in Advancing an Inclusive, Multiracial Democracy (2022)
Beyond Window Dressing: A Call for Reform of Private Philanthropy to Address the Race-based Wealth Gap (2021)
The Push for Racial Equity in the Howard County Public School System (2021)
How to Lead Systems Change Work (2021)
Effective Board Leadership: Institute for Social Policy and Understanding Case Study (2020)
Leading in Times of Hyper Change: Article Series (2020)
The Women’s Resistance Grassroots Movement in Virginia (2019)
Advancing Racial Equity Within Nonprofit Organizations (2018)
Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Racial Equity (2018)
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