For philanthropy to make a difference in the lives of southern Black children, equitable grantmaking must be the bedrock of their efforts.
Prioritizing philanthropy can help the Biden-Harris administration balance advancing racial equity and accomplishing aligned policy objectives.
Generative civil justice eliminates inequalities by creating accessible supports that give people what they need, when they need it, in a format they can use to resolve their issues.
Participatory Grantmaking Aims to Dismantle Power Imbalances between Funders and the Communities They Serve
Unlike large, private funders, many smaller, public foundations have historically included community members, former grantees, and individual donors in their decision making processes.
Serious data gaps prohibit the field from tracking progress on corporate, philanthropic, and federal investments.
African American museums are more than guardians of history and culture.
Investing in expanding the evidence base to address structural inequality can help create real, lasting change and better outcomes for children.
Protecting the rising generation of rural children of color will depend on rapid, expansive action by stakeholders across policy and nonprofit sectors.
Philanthropy can’t replace the public sector in providing sorely needed rent relief, but it can play a critical role in preventing evictions and stabilizing housing.
Rapid and expansive cross-sector action could help narrow the racial and ethnic disparities among young people.