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D5's State of the Work

Publication date: 
October, 2015
D5 Coalition

D5’s Final State of the Work highlights voices of leaders in the field who share their stories of change and progress.  Some are longtime advocates; some are newer enthusiasts. Each of them shares a perspective on what has worked and what challenges remain as they lead their institutions through changes to meet the demands of a new America.

This final report catalogs the stories that tell of human impact and human struggle to create a more equitable philanthropy. Some of these stories are:

  • Rethinking Grantmaking: Using Data to Inform Investments The Meyer Memorial Trust uses data to achieve more equitable grantmaking
  • Engaging Diversity in a Once-Homogeneous City The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque takes action to encourage inclusivity and celebrate diversity
  • Increasing Accessibility in the Arts The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council fosters greater access to arts and culture