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Philanthropy’s role in ensuring equal opportunity in the workplace

by: Susan Olivo and Elaine Katz Each October, in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, our nation honors the invaluable contributions of Americans with disabilities to our nation’s workforce. These friends and colleagues overcome adversity on a daily basis to help drive our economy forward. It is also a time to ask ourselves what we all […]

D5 and Disability

Below, Lynne O’Hara, Executive Director of the Special Hope Foundation, shares her recent experience speaking on a D5 panel at Northern California Grantmakers’ Diversity in Philanthropy Series and shares insight on the intersection of disability and philanthropy. I recently had the opportunity to speak on a panel at Northern California Grantmakers’ Diversity in Philanthropy Series, […]

Resources to Help Employers Hire and Retain People with Disabilities

This website by AskEarn provides tools and resources for advancing diversity and inclusion for people with disabilities.  The information focuses on recruitment and hiring, talent management, workplace access and productivity, and workplace culture.  

Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion

This publication by the U.S. Business Leadership Network provides insights from companies and leaders as they navigate inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of their organizations. It includes a workplace disability assessment tool as well as case examples of successful strategies from the Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion initiative.    

A Screening Tool for Disability-Inclusive Grantmaking

This tool developed by the Disability Funders Network poses a series of questions for funders to ask in order to determine whether an organization is supportive and inclusive of people with disabilities.