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For Impact’s Sake: The Need for Transparency on Diversity & Equity in Philanthropy

Check out Kelly’s recent blog post on Transparency Talk about the benefits of foundation transparency on diversity and equity data. Philanthropy exists for the common good, and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion helps us live up to that value. In particular, thinking about equity in our grantmaking helps ensure that we are having the greatest […]

Philanthropy and Communities of Color in Oregon: from strategic investments to assessable impacts amidst growing racial and ethnic diversity

This 2011 report by the Coalition of Communities of Color addresses a commonly identified need across communities of color and organizations of color to build and strengthen relationships with the local philanthropic community. This dialogue brought together the Coalition of Communities of Color and the Northwest Health Foundation to engage in a project to intentionally […]

Cultures of Giving: Energizing and Expanding Philanthropy By and For Communities of Color

This 2012 report provides an overview of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Cultures of Giving grantmaking strategy to build the field of identity-based philanthropy through capacity building, network building, and donor engagement and offers lessons learned, including the importance of trust and transparency. is a web site created by the Foundation Center focused on transparency in philanthropy. The website serves to inspire private foundations to achieve greater openness in their communications and practices.