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Language Matters

  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, […]

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 […]

Increasing Board Diversity and Inclusion: Getting It Right in Massachusetts

The Boston Globe recently did a feature on the Cultural Inclusion pilot project, a partnership of Jericho Road Lawrence (Massachusetts) and the YWCA of Greater Lawrence, Inc., which is in its second year of working to increase diversity on nonprofit boards. “When we started this, we saw a clear inequity between the demographics of nonprofit boards and the populations […]


While Analysis of Policies, Practices, & Programs Reveals Factors in Successful DEI Advancement, Opportunities Remain to Institutionalize Practices & Address Equity CHICAGO, IL – A scan of philanthropy commissioned by the D5 Coalition has revealed emerging trends within the sector to successfully advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The comprehensive scan, which reviewed written and […]

Dubuque Launches Inclusive Campaign

The changing face of America has been a topic of conversation in many sectors lately. What are communities doing to embrace this change in demography? Dubuque is ready to take on the challenge to create a more inclusive and diverse community. Inclusive Dubuque is a local initiative to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for […]