A roundup of timely insight from the grantmaking community and beyond.
“Diversity, equity and inclusion require a level of trust between funders and the organizations that they support: This is hard work, it tends to air out deep organizational culture issues, and it always feels ‘high stakes.’ As funders, we need to be aware of how power dynamics implicit in our relationships affect these conversations with grantees, and we need to meet grantees where they are to show our support and trust.” [more]
—William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
—Ruth Levine, on CEP blog
A new study, Change Agents: The Goals and Impact of Women’s Foundations and Funds, highlights ways that women’s foundations and funds provide a model for how philanthropic groups create social change, particularly within their local communities. [more]
—IUPUI Women’s Philanthropy Institute