Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Funders are responding to calls for racial equity and justice in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, and in the midst of a global pandemic revealing stark racial inequities. CCP has compiled member statements of support and commitments to action.
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.
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The Urban League has now completed its latest edition of State of Black Hartford 2016, thanks to a $36,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Blackbaud's study, Diversity in Giving: The Changing Landscape of American Philanthropy, written from a fundraising perspective, gives insight into giving by diverse populations. Key findings show how donors prioritize giving and describes giving habits and attitudes.