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Why Diversity Data is a Priority

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D5 is working with partners to develop and pilot diversity data standards. Critical to this effort is building the field’s ability and willingness to collect and share demographic data about who works in and leads philanthropic institutions, and about who benefits from philanthropic investments. Here, we showcase three recent articles that make the case for […]


Breaking the Green Ceiling – West Coast Gathering

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The message is getting out and it is being heard: transparency and accountability – with data – are vital to the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. On March 4, D5 took part in the West Coast briefing for top environmental groups and for media on the recent report by Green 2.0, The State of Diversity in […]


Winter 2015 Update: Activities & Events

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Conference Session D5 presented a two-part session, Diversity Data…There’s a Story to Tell, at the Grants Managers Network Annual Conference on March 16, 2015. Nearly 80 foundation representatives attended the sessions to explore diversity data collection tools and trends in the field, engage in a strategy conversation, and learn from D5’s Kelly Brown two partners, […]


Indiana Philanthropy Alliance DEI Report

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A new report from Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA), Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: A Snapshot of Promising Practices Among Indiana Foundations, highlights promising practices for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in Indiana philanthropy. The accessible and practical report captures a sampling of how foundations are incorporating DEI into their organizational cultures, engaging diverse populations, and working […]


We Are Philanthropy: Wadad Abed

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“We Are Philanthropy,” a collection of short films that feature inspiring and diverse donors, has appeared on the D5 blog over the past few months. Produced by D5 and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the films highlight how diverse philanthropists bring their life experiences to their philanthropy as they strive to achieve community impact. Wadad Abed, philanthropist […]