We need to stop joking about the sad state of retirement security in nonprofit. It’s no longer funny.


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That is sadly, still true four years later – have we made any necessary gains? What is you nonprofit doing to change?

“The lack of retirement security in nonprofits is sad, pathetic, and unjust. Our people are often paid lower wages than folks from other sectors. We sacrifice financially and in other ways, like our own health, to make the world better, and our reward is an uncertain future as we age.

This is not just a problem for individuals, it is negatively affecting the entire sector, because it is: Keeping younger professionals away, Driving experienced professionals out of the sector, Blocking leadership pipelines, and Perpetuating the inequity we are trying to fight.” Read more.


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