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Embracing Equity: 7 Steps to Advance and Embed Race Equity and Inclusion Within Your Organization

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.

A Ruling for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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 […]

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: A Snapshot of Promising Practices Among Indiana Foundations

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 […]

Language Matters

  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, […]

2013 NGen Fellows Project: Strategies for Talent Diversity

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.