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3 Immediate Steps Funders Can Take To Move Towards Racial Equity

Diversity and racial equity touch on every aspect of a foundation’s work. In the blog posts: Developing a Shared Language and Introducing an Anti-Racist Intersectional Frame, we discussed how philanthropy can advance racial equity. Now, here are three ways to start doing racial equity work in real time: 1. Look internally Before trying to deepen... Read More

Essentials
Summer 2020: Paradigm Shifts

Our highly rated quarterly publication for members provides a wealth of information and inspiration in one easy read. In this issue: Understanding Racial Bias in Philanthropic Funding Today Grantmaking for Equity: Essential, Fundamental Practices Working With the State and Other Funders to Address COVID-19 Racial Health Equity in Louisiana What Should Philanthropy Do? Excerpted from... Read More

Introducing an Anti-Racist, Intersectional Frame for Lean Funders

For over forty years, the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) has worked to produce equal outcomes for children, families and communities. The organization’s commitment to equity, especially racial equity, means we’re constantly evolving our thinking. Part of this evolution has led us to start using an anti-racist, intersectional frame to guide our... Read More

Moving Towards Racial Equity in Philanthropy: Developing a Shared Language

Philanthropy relies on the amassed wealth of families and institutions that have benefited from systemic racism. As a result, the institution has a power imbalance in where funds go and what organizations and initiatives receive support. Developing a deeper understanding of institutional racism in the United States can help lean funders dismantle the harmful practices... Read More

Webinar Recording
Walking the Talk: Building Equity into Your Organization’s DNA

Funders are being asked to demonstrate how they address social inequities by what they do, who they are and how they do it. How does philanthropy begin to embed equity into grantmaking, policies and culture? Drawing from a foundation’s own journey towards advancing health equity, this webinar will teach practical ways to inspire action to... Read More