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How to Reduce Bias in Decision-Making and Grant Awards

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Find out how unconscious bias shows up in the process of determining who gets funding, how it keeps grantmakers from fulfilling their promise to drive equity in our communities, and the proactive steps you can take to correct for it – enabling you to Drive Equity as a true partner for the organizations and populations too often overlooked by philanthropy.

This how-to guide provides recommendations to help your organization proactively seek out and engage potential grantees from underserved communities, and to apply practices that are proven to reduce bias at each step in the grantmaking process:

  • Due Diligence and First Round Review
  • Final Review and Decision-making
  • Awards, Agreements, Monitoring and Reporting
  • Ensuring Your Own Accountability