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New Releases Roundup: October 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from United Philanthropy Forum, Council on Foundations, Candid, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA), Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group, PEAK Grantmaking, Virginia Funders Network, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, and Grantmakers In Health. 

Member Resources

2021 Compensation & Roles for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations
United Philanthropy Forum 
This report provides comprehensive benchmarking data and analyses on the compensation practices of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) and other employment practice information. A one-page Highlights and three-page Executive Summary of the report's key findings are available to the public. The full report may be accessed by Forum members (just log in to your account on our website).

2021 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report
Council on Foundations 
The Council on Foundations has released the latest findings from its annual survey of salary, benefits, and diversity data for full-time staff at U.S. foundations – the 2021 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report and Key Findings. 

Funding for Racial Equity
Candid believes that realizing racial equity here and around the world is going to require nonprofits and foundations to step up like never before. In an effort to share the information necessary to understand the issues surrounding racial equity, this resource provides continuously updated data as well as news, analysis, and perspectives from the field.

Values-Aligned Philanthropy
Council on Foundations 
In response to the issue of hate-funding, COF has launched the Values-Aligned Philanthropy project, which includes a white paper, Values-Aligned Philanthropy: Foundations Resisting Hate and Extremism, and an accompanying resource hub—a living list of resources for foundations looking to address this issue, including sample policies from a variety of foundations, organizational resources, and background information.

Making the Case for Greater Investment in Community-Rooted Funders
Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) 
This report looks at the strategic and practical considerations that donors who currently support intermediaries consider when developing relationships with their intermediary partners. It also offers new benchmark data to contextualize the level of HIV-related philanthropy moving to the intermediary and community-rooted funding organizations.

Conversations With Africa Grantmakers: Reflections on Navigating Roles and Relationships
Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group 
This report presents snapshots from conversations that took place between November 2019 and February 2020 with 17 grantmakers about navigating roles and relationships, understanding different contexts, forming collaborative relationships and understanding change. 

The Story of Grants Management
PEAK Grantmaking 
To kick off PEAK Grantmaking’s 25th-anniversary celebration, three leaders – Margaret Egan, Egan Consulting and PEAK Grantmaking Co-Founder; Satonya Fair, PEAK Grantmaking President and CEO; and Jonathan Goldberg, Surdna Foundation – reflect on the evolution of grants management, PEAK's focus on community and equity, how far PEAK has come, and their vision for PEAK’s future.

The Power and Potential of Policy Advocacy: A Report for Virginia Funders
Virginia Funders Network
Across Virginia, philanthropic funders are advancing their missions and visions in myriad ways. Increasingly, grantmakers are engaging in and funding policy and advocacy strategies and activities to achieve their goals and increase their social impact. To better understand this trend, VFN conducted a field scan of policy and advocacy organizations and resources in Virginia.

Collective Good: Recommendations for Philanthropy on Racial Solidarity & Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Communities
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
A collective product of three working groups convened by AAPIP after the tragic Atlanta shootings, Collective Good is an invitation to deepen racial equity and racial justice strategies in philanthropy.  This memo outlines 10 key recommendations, to support and sustain community ecosystems, improve data equity, and reset harmful narratives about AANHPI people.

Federal Action Is Needed to Improve Race and Ethnicity Data in Health Programs
Grantmakers In Health 
Grantmakers In Health, in collaboration with the National Committee for Quality Assurance, interviewed a variety of stakeholders across the country, representing all levels of the health system to present the first of two reports. It identifies tangible actions to help improve the completeness, accuracy, and usability of race and ethnicity data in health programs.