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Philanthropy Associations and Networks Show Some Progress on Staff Diversity

Release Date: 
09/12/2018

In order for United Philanthropy Forum members, or any organization, to be authentic leaders in addressing issues of racial equity, their staffs and boards should be diverse in terms of race and ethnicity. Diversity alone is not enough, but it’s an important aspect of engaging in this work. That’s why the Forum is committed to regularly tracking and lifting up data on the staff and board diversity of our organization and our members.

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What Does Courageous Philanthropy Look Like?

Grant Oliphant, Heinz Endowments, and David Biemesderfer, United Philanthropy Forum
Release Date: 
08/28/2018

Forum President and CEO David Biemesderfer reflects back on Grant Oliphant's remarks at the 2018 Forum Annual Conference and the inspiration he found for himself, the Forum and the field. 

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#ForumCon18: A Conference Like No Other

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08/21/2018

A guest post from our member, Hilaria Swisher, Program & Engagement Coordinator at Philanthropy West Virginia about her experience as a first-time attendee and how the Forum's Annual Conference was such a unique experience.

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Lollipop Moments

Release Date: 
08/17/2018

A guest post from our member, Ellie Moore, Administrative and Communications Coordinator at Iowa Council of Foundations about how the conference was a "lollipop moment" for her around bringing racial equity to the forefront of thought and discussion in her life.

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Dispatch from #ForumCon18: Building Common Ground

Release Date: 
08/02/2018

A guest post by Niamani Mutima, Executive Director of the Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group of her reflections on the 2018 Forum Annual Conference and how we need to build a common ground to move our field forward.

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