Equity and Inclusion

Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens

In the 12 years since the original Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens guide was published the country’s political, economic, and cultural landscapes have undergone multiple, dramatic changes.

 

Foundation Landscapes: Racial Equity

The Foundation Center compiles Foundation Landscapes that combine multiple resources, including data visualization tools, original research, and more to illuminate critical issues in philanthropy. This page, focused on racial equity, includes a collection of research, upcoming trainings and webinars, news articles, and blog posts from experts in the field. 

Equity in Education Workshops

RE-Center is offering Equity in Education Workshopsthese workshops in November 2018 through May 2019. The workshops are designed to help educators and others understand the different ways racism and other forms of oppression show up in classrooms and workplaces and how to interrupt these forms of oppression through Equity Shifts, Restorative Justice Practices, and problem solving for equity.

Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations

Based on survey responses of 205 leaders of nonprofit organizations with annual expenses between $100,000 and $100 million, Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations provides a collection of data on topics such as how diversity relates to the work of nonprofits and what demographic information nonprofits and funders alike are collecting — and how that information is used. The data in this report can inform foundation leaders and staff as they consider how they can most helpfully engage with their grantees on the topic of diversity.

Insight, Impact, and Equity – Collecting Demographic Data

For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served and the communities impacted. That data should be used to assess practices and drive decision making. 

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