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Racial Equity

This four-part webinar series, led by Race Matters Institute, will cover a range of tools for understanding the history of racial inequity in homelessness, conducting a racial equity impact analysis, and developing strategies to advance racial equity in your organization.

Audience: All Funders

Join us for our field trip to the Crossroads Theatre as part of our Race, Racism and the Ramifications for Philanthropy learning journey.

This event is for CNJG Members only.

Audience: All Funders

CNJG will join with the Sillerman Center at Brandeis University to present an interactive conversation about pathways to racially, culturally and socio-economically diverse public schools.  

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This primer was developed to educate foundations, individual donors, and other funders about the ways in which guaranteed income and related cash-based policies not only strengthen low and moderate income communities and communities of color, but also build a healthy and more resilient economy fo

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The COVID-19 global pandemic exacerbated longstanding disparities by race, gender, and socioeconomic status. Individuals, communities, and countries that were already vulnerable were even more at risk. The Choosing Change toolkit can help individual donors and institutional grantmakers at all levels identify proposals and teams whose work addresses the structural inequalities that prevent people from surviving, let alone thriving.

Audience: All Funders

Based on interviews with more than two hundred philanthropy executives, practitioners, donors, board members, experts, and grantees around the world, this report, What's Next for Philanthropy in the 2020s: Seeing Philanthropy in a New Light, identified seven "big shifts" that could create fundamental change in the philanthropic landscape.

Audience: All Funders

Bridgespan published this list of racial-equity funds that emerged from their experience, at the request of multiple funds and potential investors, and alongside the launch of a new racial-equity theme in the IRIS+ family of impact measurement and management guides. It comprises more than 160 funds that explicitly seek to improve the livelihoods of individuals who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and their communities.

Audience: All Funders

This report by the Council on Foundations and part of their Values Aligned Philanthropy project, looks at the eco-system provide a baseline for identifying gaps, best practices, and next steps to addressing this problem.

This survey shows a clear relationship between a focus on racial equity and good grantmaking and governance practices. Even though a growing number of funders are focusing on racial equity, foundation boards and staff lack racial diversity. To be powerful allies in the movement for racial equity, leanly staffed foundations must evaluate themselves first.

Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity published this report showing philanthropy’s response to the call for racial justice and racial equity from 2015-2018 and a preliminary analysis for 2020

Audience: All Funders

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