Finding Category: Philanthropy DEI

Closing the Gap: Insights from the Field to Close the $2.7 Billion Funding Gap Between White-Led and BIPOC-Led Environmental and Conservation Organizations

Key findings of this research implies for clear actions for philanthropists to make greater investments that are racially equitable and that begin to close the $2 .7 billion funding gap

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What Does Candid’s Grants Data Say About Funding for Racial Equity in the United States?

From authors: Based on data Candid is tracking and sharing on our Funding for racial equity page, we’ve identified $4.2 billion in racial equity funding awarded or pledged by institutional funders and other large donors so far in 2020.

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Overcoming the Racial Bias in Philanthropic Funding

This article discusses the perpetuating racial bias in philanthropy, reinforcing social issues they are trying to overcome.

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Investing In A Diverse Democracy: Foundation Giving to Minority-Led Nonprofits

From the authors: The purpose of this study is to measure the role foundations are playing in empowering minority communities to contribute to the nation’s cutting- edge public policy dialogue.

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Want Equity? Then It’s Time to Break the Rules!

Over the past few months David Greco conducted a series of
workshops with grantmakers, as well as interviewed nonprofit
leaders working with marganized communities In detail, this article discusses the outcomes of the conversations taken place, reaffirmed the importance of changing both grantmaker and nonprofit practices that ultimately don’t support shared equity goals and priorities.

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The Nonprofit Sector’s Board Diversity Problem

Author, David Biemesderfer notes their is an issue in diversifying boards and provides his perspective as the CEO of United Philanthropy Forumn on ongoing contributions to diversify their board.

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Foundation Board Leadership: A loser Look at Foundation Board Responses to Leading with Intent 2017

Leading with Intent surveyed 1,759 chief executives and board chairs representing over 1,300 organizations. Survey reponses measured nonprofit organizations leadership composition, culture, and board practices.

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Latino Leadership Foundation Boards

From the authors: This report presents data on foundation staff and board diversity, lifting up the perspectives of Latino leaders themselves, based on interviews with 15 current and former board members. The analysis synthesizes interviewees’ experiences, highlighting the contributions Latinos bring to the boardroom, the challenges they face, and recommendations for moving forward.

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Diversity and Inclusion in the Foundation Boardroom: Voices of Diverse Trustees

From the authors: This report presents the practical knowledge and experiences of diverse individuals who have served on foundation boards over the last two decades. Their insights provide a compelling context for foundations seeking to build diversity and create an inclusive culture within their boards.

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California Foundations Agree to Invest More in Minority Areas

From the author: Under pressure from minority members of the California Legislature,10 of the state’s largest foundations will give an additional $30 million over the next three years to nonprofits in communities of color.

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