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Creating New Leaders of Color for the Social Sector

This 2013 report by Putnam Community Investment Consulting chronicles the partnership between the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, and New York University to develop talented leaders of color in the social sector.


Philanthropic Paths: An Exploratory Study of the Career Pathways of Professionals of Color in Philanthropy

This 2014 study by Forward Change, commissioned by the D5 Coalition, provides a nuanced picture of the career experiences of 43 philanthropic professionals of color ranging from Program Officers to CEOs working in an array of foundations.


Resource Highlight

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 […]


Rolling out a Platform to Provide Diversity Data

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 […]


2013 NGen Fellows Project: Strategies for Talent Diversity

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.