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Topic: “Equity”

An Open Letter From Exponent Philanthropy Board Chair, Paul Spivey

Dear Exponent Philanthropy members, For the past 25 years, I have been involved in philanthropy as an executive, board member and donor. The intense racial strife over the past couple of weeks has compelled me to share the following personal and professional anecdotes as well as suggested solutions. Frustration, anger and fatigue are all vehemently... Read More

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Gender Lens Investing: A Unique Approach for Foundations

Private foundations are increasingly considering ways to advance gender issues and equality beyond grantmaking. Women and girls represent half of the world’s population, yet gender inequality persists globally. Gender lens investing, an investment strategy that overlays rigorous financial analysis with gender diverse characteristics, is becoming recognized as one of the most exciting areas of impact... Read More

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How Grantmaking Organizations Drive Social Change

The world of philanthropy is transforming with the shift from the act of giving to a more deliberate approach of social change through investment. With that change comes the need to strategically assess program impact through indicators and outcomes.  Funders and their grantees need consistent collaboration to measure progress throughout the life of a grant.... Read More