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December 10th, 2021
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
Even as philanthropy has turned greater attention toward issues of racism and systemic inequality since early 2020, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and Native American nonprofit leaders and communities appear not to have received much increased support from foundation funders. Most... More »
December 6th, 2021
Source: Nellie Mae Education Foundation
An Open Letter: Teach Us Everything More »
November 16th, 2021
Source: The Center for Effective Philanthorpy
In new CEP research, foundation leaders report that their foundations are now working differently than they were in early 2020 — and that they plan to continue most of these changes in a post-pandemic future. More »
November 4th, 2021
Source: Mass Cultural Council
As a state agency, Mass Cultural Council’s grant-making is a public investment into an important economic sector and health and human services. As stewards of public resources, we are striving to become more intentionally inclusive when we design programs and services, and make policy and funding... More »
October 19th, 2021
Source: Inside Philanthropy
If I told you that charitable giving from middle- and lower-income Americans was down right now, you’d probably say something like, yeah, no kidding. There’s a pandemic going on, one that has wreaked massive disruption on Main Street and thrown millions out of work. More »
October 13th, 2021
Source: Grantmakers in Health
Achieving health equity begins with an ability to identify health disparities and their causes. To do that, we must have complete and accurate data on race, ethnicity, and other drivers of health. More »
September 23rd, 2021
Source: Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity
Philanthropic Intiative for Racial Equity's new report, Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice, identifies $3.4 billion in actual funding for racial equity work in 2020 - that is less than 2% of some prior estimates based on broad spending commitments announced in press... More »
September 8th, 2021
Source: Massnonprofit News
Philanthropic giving to racial and social justice causes increased across all demographic groups last year, with the growing impact of crowdfunding and mutual aid demonstrating how donors of color are leading shifts in individual giving patterns, new research has found. More »


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