New Resource Aims to Help Foundations Assess Power Inequities

Foundations can gauge how they handle power imbalances between themselves and the communities they serve, and determine how much the notion of privilege plays a part in their grant making, with a free guide released today by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.

“Power is one of those things funders will superficially acknowledge,” said Jen Bokoff, director of stakeholder engagement at the Foundation Center. “They’ll nod their head vigorously that they’re aware of their power, but few people in the field are will to dig into what the consequences are.”

Read the entire article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.