The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities is accepting applications for the 2015 class of PLACES Fellows (Professionals Learning About Community, Equity & Smart Growth) until December 5. The PLACES Fellowship exposes emerging leaders to new ways of thinking about the role of philanthropy in lifting up historically underserved and low-income communities. Learn […]
At D5, we believe in the importance of showcasing the work being done to advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the field. The following post is part of our ongoing series Building the Movement: Leaders Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Philanthropy. Danielle Deane, Principal at The Raben Group and Director at Green 2.0—an initiative to […]
This 2014 report by Independent Sector examines the challenge of racial diversity in the nonprofit sector and offers proposed strategies for increasing diversity and inclusion. The study was a collaborative project conducted by the 2013 American Express NGen Fellows.
Low levels of diversity in the senior ranks of foundations have proven to be a stubborn challenge for the field of philanthropy. A newly-released report by Forward Change takes an important step toward a deeper understanding of the career pathways of professionals of color in philanthropy—how they enter foundations, how they advance across their careers, […]
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 […]