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GuideStar, D5 Partner to Launch New Program to Track Diversity Data

Today, D5 joined GuideStar—an organization that collects data on the programs, finances and impact of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofits—in launching a new program to help set standards for how data about diversity within the nonprofit sector is collected. D5 developed the standards with a wide range of partners to advance transparent and uniform […]


Philanthropy can learn from Silicon Valley on diversity data

This piece by D5 Director Kelly Brown was originally published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy on July 13, 2014. You can access the article here.  Just last month we witnessed a sea change as tech companies released data that pulled back the curtain on the diversity of their work forces. Yahoo was the latest to […]


D5 Webinar: Commitment from the Top

In this webinar, Sindhu Knotz of Philanthropy Northwest discusses her organization’s forthcoming report on the role of foundation leadership in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Susan Anderson, President and CEO of The CIRI Foundation, and Kris Hermanns, Executive Director of Pride Foundation, share their experiences from participating in the project, providing first-person perspective. You can […]


A Conversation with Philanthropy Northwest

Later this month, D5’s director, Kelly Brown will participate in the joint conference of Philanthropy Northwest and GRANTMAKERS of Oregon and Southwest Washington.  The conference in Sunriver, Oregon, will feature the great work being done in the region to strengthen the relationship between philanthropic institutions and the diverse communities they serve. Philanthropy Northwest will release […]


D5 Webinar: Elusive Philanthropy Data

Today, many foundations track and share data about DEI differently, or not at all. Despite the mountains of data that foundations do collect, philanthropy still cannot speak reliably about its impact. In this webinar, Brenda Henry-Sanchez of the Foundation Center, Eric Henderson, a communications professional with years of experience in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, […]