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Celebrating ADA: It’s Time to Add a Disability Lens to Our Philanthropy

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This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With the ADA, our nation committed itself to eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities.In line with our work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people, the ADA represents a commitment to ensuring opportunity and access for people with disabilities. […]


Spring 2015 Update: D5 Activities & Events

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Conference Sessions In June, D5′s Kelly Brown moderated a panel at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago entitled, How Can the Arts and Culture Strengthen Community Identity? In April, D5 hosted a session at the Council on Foundations Annual Conference, Diversity and Data…Gaining Momentum, featuring panelists Robert K. Ross, The California Endowment; Darren Walker, Ford Foundation; and […]


A Proven Playbook for Increased Effectiveness

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This piece by D5 Director Kelly Brown was originally published by Markets for Good on May 26, 2015. You can access the article here.  As the director of an organization that works with foundations across the country, I get to see remarkable examples of foundations working together and learning from each other about how to be more effective. […]


Language Matters

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  Periodically, D5 highlights the work of Take 5 Champions – leaders and organizations that are taking action to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in philanthropy. The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) is a long-time leader in its work to promote DEI. The following post by CMF’s Debbie McKeon, Vice President of Member Services, […]


Celebrating ADA: Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council

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This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With the ADA, our nation committed itself to eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities. In line with our work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people, the ADA represents a commitment to ensuring opportunity and access for people with […]