Although philanthropy cannot replace an effective and assertive government response, it can enhance it.
Well before the COVID-19 crisis, the civil legal system was inaccessible and unfair to millions of people, particularly those with low incomes.
Impact investments will increase the amount and diversify the type of private financial capital available to help struggling nonprofits, businesses, and neighbors.
Philanthropy can help address vulnerabilities and support the health and recovery of communities in the short and long term.
Social movements can catalyze philanthropy to support Black arts and cultural institutions.
Mitchell is the former CEO of Grantmakers In Health, the nation’s largest association of health funders.
Increases in the Latinx population and overall philanthropic giving have not yet translated into more charitable investments for the Latinx community.
A recent report analyzed differences in activities, mission, and funding for nonprofits in landslide voting districts.