Analysis of Policies, Practices, and Programs | State of the Work Series | Vision and Voice | Philanthropic Paths | Influencing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Practice | Population-Focused Funds Report|Directory of Philanthropic Leadership Development Programs
This comprehensive scan of written and web-based resources identifies existing policies, practices, and tools that can inform and guide philanthropic action. The report offers an insightful analysis of the components needed to advance and sustain DEI.
State of the Work is D5’s series of annual reports that chronicle the work of D5 and its partners, and track progress in the philanthropic sector on priority DEI measures.
State of the Work 2014 | State of the Work 2013 | State of the Work 2012 |State of the Work 2011
Philanthropy Northwest, in partnership with the Seattle University Nonprofit Leadership Program, explored the role of leadership in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in philanthropy. The participatory research project engaged high-level executives in a peer learning network, and studied additional foundations to identify the practices, barriers, and organizational cultures that support diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This study conducted by Forward Change provides a holistic, in-depth picture of the career experiences of 43 philanthropic professionals of color, ranging from Program Officers to CEOs, working in a diverse array of foundations. The study surfaced a set of potentially common points of entry, career pathways and obstacles of professionals of color in philanthropy, as well as the factors that helped shape those pathways.
The OMG Center for Collaborative Learning investigated the systemic factors in the philanthropic sector that facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion in grantmaking and nonprofit practices.The project identified where there are opportunities for foundations to reinforce diversity, equity, and inclusion through interactions with their nonprofit partners and peer foundations.
This 2014 report by the D5 Coalition and the Bridgespan Group identifies multiple pathways toward greater sustainability and impact for population-focused funds. This research report highlights what is possible when population-focused funds find a unique and valued niche within their communities.
This directory commissioned by D5 lists leadership preparation programs in the U.S. that prepare or enhance the careers of diverse individuals in philanthropy.