We’re thrilled to announce that The California Endowment is investing $4 million in the work of our growing alliance of national and regional organizations to make philanthropy in the U.S. more diverse, equitable and inclusive.
“The D5 strategy is designed to meet philanthropic institutions ‘where they are’ on the issue of diversity and help them take the next step in a way that is mission-supportive, results-oriented, and not too scary,” said Robert K. Ross, M.D., president and CEO of The California Endowment and a founding chair of the coalition, in announcing the grant. The approach, he said, “is fundamentally about alignment. The coalition connects nodes of activity that have been percolating to…a single, workable strategy for the field—and this is new.”
Read the news release here.