For Philanthropy, Time to Double Down to End Injustice

2020-12-09T18:32:06+00:00

Foundations and other nonprofits are grappling with the consequences of change for our collective future, especially as we have witnessed how deep a grip misogyny and racism hold over America. Today, amid a resurgence of hate speech and violence, the work of transforming our broken systems is more urgent than ever. It is imperative that we maintain the momentum of the last few years, trusting our grantees and rejecting calls for micromanagement as a form of risk management.

For Philanthropy, Time to Double Down to End Injustice2020-12-09T18:32:06+00:00

No more fake budgets?! Exploring Equity-Based Approaches to Financial Review

2020-11-25T17:07:53+00:00

For the past three years we have not requested budgets from our grantee cohort. Rather, we have analyzed their financial data from 990s that we download directly from Guidestar and have used this analysis to engage in conversation with our partners about their financial position.

No more fake budgets?! Exploring Equity-Based Approaches to Financial Review2020-11-25T17:07:53+00:00

8 Lessons from Our Southern Grantees in the Fight for Equity and Justice

2020-11-11T20:54:30+00:00

[The LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund] focuses on the South because of the many powerful multi-issue organizations poised to make an impact on racial justice and LGBTQ rights there and because of how under-resourced the region is philanthropically. And, as Southern racial justice and LGBTQ rights organizers are pointing out to us now, they know how to fight against right-wing repression. We have been listening carefully to our cohort of brilliant and brave movement-building grantees, and I’m eager to share that we’ve heard.

8 Lessons from Our Southern Grantees in the Fight for Equity and Justice2020-11-11T20:54:30+00:00

Funders: Let’s Stop Fixating on Our Issues and Start Supporting Our Values

2020-12-10T16:35:11+00:00

In this moment, we need all of our leaders across so many movements that are building power for marginalized communities to be supported in ways that allow them to show up and be whole in their work. We can approach our grantmaking from a broader perspective of the values that guide us, to show up together and in solidarity.

Funders: Let’s Stop Fixating on Our Issues and Start Supporting Our Values2020-12-10T16:35:11+00:00

Philanthropy, You in Danger, Girl! Five Things Philanthropies Need to Do Now in the Trump Age

2017-03-06T21:40:53+00:00

Progressive foundations that prioritize and support communities of color must remain focused. These communities will need help now more than ever, and foundations can't afford to lose focus or veer off the path. Here are five points to affirm commitment to the work in these uncertain times.

Philanthropy, You in Danger, Girl! Five Things Philanthropies Need to Do Now in the Trump Age2017-03-06T21:40:53+00:00
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