This 2009 report by The Foundation Center and Women’s Funding Network provides an overview of the current landscape of philanthropy focused on women and girls, and serves to document the specific role played by women’s funds. The report finds that in recent years funding for women and girls by the broader foundation community has grown […]
This 2009 report summarizes discussions that took place at the Diversity Metrics Forum, a meeting convened by the Foundation Center. The Forum brought together 47 foundation leaders, researchers, and representatives of philanthropic organizations to discuss strategies for systematically collecting data on diversity in philanthropy.
This 2008 publication by the Foundation Center provides a bibliography on diversity in philanthropy documents and attempts to capture the range of substantial literature on this topic. Entries cover the traditions of giving among different racial groups as well as the practices of foundations and nonprofits, theoretical issues and practical how-to guides. Some of the […]
This report presents the proceedings from the first annual Researcher/Practitioner Forum on diversity in philanthropy that took place September 27–28, 2007, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Sponsored by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), the Council on Foundations, and the Foundation Center,the purpose of the Forum was to provide an opportunity […]
This 2010 report prepared by the Foundation Center for Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington uses the most comprehensive database ever assembled on Oregon foundation giving. It examines the extent to which grantmaking by Oregon’s 779 foundations reached the state’s communities of color, providing important baseline data about foundation giving in the context of the […]