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Kresge Foundation CEO Speaks Out on Green Ceiling and Diversity Data

Don’t miss the op-ed by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson in which he calls his fellow environmental funders to task for perpetuating a “green ceiling” within the environmental movement—where people of color and other groups are under-represented among staff and boards of environmental organizations, and grassroots organizations are less likely to receive philanthropic dollars. […]

A Proven Playbook for Increased Effectiveness

This piece by D5 Director Kelly Brown was originally published by Markets for Good on May 26, 2015. You can access the article here.  As the director of an organization that works with foundations across the country, I get to see remarkable examples of foundations working together and learning from each other about how to be more effective. […]

Why Diversity Data is a Priority

D5 is working with partners to develop and pilot diversity data standards. Critical to this effort is building the field’s ability and willingness to collect and share demographic data about who works in and leads philanthropic institutions, and about who benefits from philanthropic investments. Here, we showcase three recent articles that make the case for […]

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance DEI Report

A new report from Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA), Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: A Snapshot of Promising Practices Among Indiana Foundations, highlights promising practices for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in Indiana philanthropy. The accessible and practical report captures a sampling of how foundations are incorporating DEI into their organizational cultures, engaging diverse populations, and working […]

GuideStar, D5 Partner to Launch New Program to Track Diversity Data

Today, D5 joined GuideStar—an organization that collects data on the programs, finances and impact of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofits—in launching a new program to help set standards for how data about diversity within the nonprofit sector is collected. D5 developed the standards with a wide range of partners to advance transparent and uniform […]