Addressing Racial Funding Gaps in the Nonprofit Sector Requires New Data Approaches

Serious data gaps prohibit the field from tracking progress on corporate, philanthropic, and federal investments.

Our Nation Needs African American Museums to Restore Public Memory and Light the Way Forward

African American museums are more than guardians of history and culture.

New Data Show Stark Racial and Ethnic Differences in Young People’s Healthy Development

Investing in expanding the evidence base to address structural inequality can help create real, lasting change and better outcomes for children.

In Rural Communities, COVID-19 Increases Healthy Development Challenges for Children of Color

Protecting the rising generation of rural children of color will depend on rapid, expansive action by stakeholders across policy and nonprofit sectors.

How Philanthropy Can (and Can’t) Help Prevent Evictions during the Pandemic

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.

COVID-19’s Disproportionate Effects on Children of Color Will Challenge the Next Generation

Rapid and expansive cross-sector action could help narrow the racial and ethnic disparities among young people.

How Philanthropy Can Partner with Government to Meet Critical Needs during COVID-19

Although philanthropy cannot replace an effective and assertive government response, it can enhance it.

Six Questions to Guide Your Pandemic Charitable Giving

If you are in a position to give, here are six questions to consider as you think about which charities to support.

How COVID-19 is Accelerating Civil Legal System Reform

Well before the COVID-19 crisis, the civil legal system was inaccessible and unfair to millions of people, particularly those with low incomes.

To Support Vulnerable Communities, Foundations and Donors Should Consider Impact Investments

Impact investments will increase the amount and diversify the type of private financial capital available to help struggling nonprofits, businesses, and neighbors.