How Philanthropy Can Support Systems-Change Leaders

Posted on January 14, 2021 byThe Bridgespan Group

Success in solving complex social problems frequently hinges on the work of organizations that harmonize the action of myriad actors—often referred to as field catalysts, systems orchestrators, or coalitions. Yet philanthropy too often overlooks them, as they defy traditional due diligence criteria. Breaking through will require philanthropy to reboot how it engages with these pivotal entities as critical catalysts and…Read More

Adopting Equity Practices

Posted on December 8, 2020 byErin Kahn,信德·诺兹(Sindhu Knotz),June Wilson

There is an increasing recognition and understanding of the deep-seated structural inequities upon which the philanthropic sector and many other systems were built. Donors are moving away from the idea of racial equity and social justice as funding areas, and instead conceptualizing equity as a lens that spans grantmaking, governance, and management and operations. In this webinar, learn how to…Read More

Families Funding Advocacy and Policy Change

Posted on July 17, 2020 byJulie Fernandes,Sara Watson,大卫·亚当斯(David Addams)

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Advocacy is an important tool for funders seeking to address systemic inequalities ingrained in our policies and practices, and it can be the sole focus of an organization or an additional strategy employed to create lasting change. Many families pursue advocacy because of a founder’s interest or legacy, while others have introduced advocacy into their grantmaking portfolio after listening to…Read More

Catalytic Change: Lessons Learned from the Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment

Posted on June 11, 2020

The Applied Research Center (ARC) and the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) developed the Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment following ARC’s 2004 publication of Short Changed: Foundation Giving in Communities of Color. That report documented, as recent reports have confirmed, decreasing grantmaking with clear racial justice impacts, as well as decreasing support for organizations led by people of color. As…Read More


Posted on June 11, 2020 byRinku Sen,Lori Villarosa

运动的交叉性,复杂性和覆盖范围已经发展出来,许多非营利组织和组织者一直在积极贡献自己的收益并被推动。许多资助者和慈善基础设施组织在不断变化的实践中采用了种族平等的语言和原则。然而,仍然有很多工作,因此许多不平等仍在加剧……Read More

Blueprint for Change: A Call to Action for Silicon Valley Philanthropy to Engage and Support Latinx Organizations, Communities and Leaders for the Common Good

Posted on June 3, 2020 byCastellano Family Foundation

该报告旨在激发更多的故意和积极的努力,以促进以拉丁裔为中心和领导硅谷的非营利组织的工作和成功。在过去的两年中,它建立在广泛的研究,社区外展和执行咨询的基础上,涉及我们地区许多领先的公民和社会投资负责人…Read More