The non-governmental organization Advisor, commonly known as the NGO Advisor annually ranks the top 500 NGOs and nonprofit organizations in the world. And for the second year in a row, Landesa has been in the top 10 of that list. Just one of their many, many honors which include the Hilton Humanitarian Award. So, I’m pretty excited to have with us this evening, the President and CEO of Landesa, Chris Jochnick.
GuideStar is the largest platform of information about data for nonprofits. In this segment, Jacob Harold, President and CEO of GuideStar, talks about how both individual donors and nonprofit executives leverage the data that GuideStar curates. He also discusses the danger of “short-termism”– of thinking everything happens on a quarterly basis. He explains that if you’re trying to build a great company, it takes years or decades… and the same is true for social change.