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 […]
Conference Session D5 presented a two-part session, Diversity Data…There’s a Story to Tell, at the Grants Managers Network Annual Conference on March 16, 2015. Nearly 80 foundation representatives attended the sessions to explore diversity data collection tools and trends in the field, engage in a strategy conversation, and learn from D5’s Kelly Brown two partners, […]
Summer 2014 found D5 and its partners hosting sessions at several national conferences, sharing knowledge and supporting action in three of D5’s priority areas: Leaders, Action, Data. More than 430 participants attended the JAG Unity Summit last June in Washington, DC. D5 hosted an at-capacity session on our partners’ work to develop data collection standards […]
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.