Tools and Resources
Tags: Coalition of Communities of Color : funding : Northwest Health Foundation : social justice : transparency
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 build relationships between communities of color and the philanthropic community. The recommendations are intended to ensure open and transparent grantmaking that benefits all Oregonians.
Tags: action : African American : donor engagement : giving circles : Hispanic/Latino : policies and practices : transparency : W.K. Kellogg Foundation
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.
Tags: data : Foundation Center : policies and practices : transparency
Tags: data : diversity : equity : Foundation Center : impact : kelly brown : philanthropy : transparency
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 impact on the issues identified in our unique missions—by targeting resources to the people in our constituencies with the greatest need.