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 of CZI’s Black employee resource group claimed that “for years,” Black employees calling for more explicit attention to racial equity had met with “resistance and exasperation” from CZI leadership. And in November of 2020, Ray Holgado, a former CZI employee, came forward with damning allegations of “anti-Blackness” at the organization in an account published by NCRP.

Read the entire article in Inside Philanthropy.