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ABFE, NCRP to Host Webinar on “Strengthening the Infrastructure for Black-led Social Change”

For Immediate Release  ABFE, NCRP to Host Webinar on “Strengthening the Infrastructure for Black-led Social Change”  Discussion features speakers from Black Alliance for Just Immigration, National Birth Equity Collaborative, re:power and Southern Education Foundation  View it… Read More

California Foundations Drop $100 Million in ‘Black Freedom Fund’

According to participating organizations, the fund intends to correct philanthropy’s history of underinvestment in Black-led organizations and “power-building” in African American communities. For example, across the United States, only about 1% of community foundation support was… Read More

Best Practices in Philanthropy from 8 Experts [Innovative Giving Part 2]

Best practices in philanthropy necessarily shift and evolve. In the face of crisis, the rate of change can be spectacular. As a result of COVID-19 and racial justice movements in 2020, many funders dramatically reshaped their… Read More

Big Changes Are Underway in CZI’s Policy Funding. Here’s What’s Happening and Why

Later that month, it became apparent that at least one prospective racial justice grantee, Color of Change, had turned down a CZI grant in the past. According to reporting from the Washington Post in August, members… Read More

The Nonprofit World Tackles Equity and Racial Justice

Chief equity officers face considerable obstacles. They must pry old habits from a foundation’s grasp and challenge cultural norms that may drive the way a grant maker chooses the people it hires and how it spends… Read More

Community Foundations Band Together to Fight Structural Racism

The creation of the NEON group follows a report released by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy showing that regional grant makers devote a tiny portion of their grants to organizations with an explicit mission to… Read More

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