This 2015 action guide by the Annie E. Casey Foundation is a tool for helping foundations adopt a race equity lens in their grantmaking and operations. The seven steps in this guide provide a clear framework for undertaking this work.
Some reflections on the Supreme Court’s Decision for full marriage equality nationwide: Following the Supreme Court’s decision today in Obergefell v. Hodges, Tim Gill, founder and co-chair of the Gill Foundation, released the following statement: “We should all pause today to celebrate the hard work and persistence that led to this victory, and then get right […]
This 2015 report by the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance highlights promising practices for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in Indiana philanthropy. It includes examples of how foundations are incorporating DEI into their organizational cultures, engaging diverse populations, and working to make their communities more welcoming places. The report also presents data about who is governing […]
Periodically, D5 highlights the work of Take 5 Champions – leaders and organizations that are taking action to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in philanthropy. The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) is a long-time leader in its work to promote DEI. The following post by CMF’s Debbie McKeon, Vice President of Member Services, […]
This 2014 report by Independent Sector examines the challenge of racial diversity in the nonprofit sector and offers proposed strategies for increasing diversity and inclusion. The study was a collaborative project conducted by the 2013 American Express NGen Fellows.