Many foundations are making diversity, equity, and inclusion a priority within their organizations, especially after the murder of George Floyd sparked a national reckoning on racism. As one leader put it, “to end racism in the communities where we live and work means we must uproot it within our own institutions.
When a foundation’s staff and board become diverse, grant making and relationships with grantees are strengthened, which in turn advances racial equity in communities.
This collection of articles includes:
- Lessons from one foundation’s successful effort to diversify its staff
- Advice from a foundation leader on how to create an inclusive organization
- Tips for diversifying a foundation board
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