Produced as a part of its Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) Initiative, this infographic highlights the needs of the more than 1 million trans people in the United States and notes the current scale and scope of funding for trans issues.
This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends in social justice philanthropy among family foundations.
A special issue of Responsive Philanthropy devoted to what philanthropy can do to combat implicit bias, or the way in which our unconscious minds shape and contribute to our thoughts and actions. A diverse roster of authors explores how this phenomenon both affects the many challenges we as a society face and its implications for how philanthropy addresses these issues.
Released in June 2014, this report lays out a vision and a bold plan of action to maximize the potential of philanthropy and the private sector to increase opportunity for boys and young men of color that benefits the entire country.
NCRP reports that the current practice of strategic philanthropy typically favors short-term metrics, is largely disconnected from grantees and the communities these nonprofits serve, and usually lacks authentic feedback to inform the strategies. Unless grantmakers explicitly address the needs of underserved communities and invest in policy and community engagement – strategies long practiced by social justice philanthropists – they are unlikely to achieve their goals.
Check out the Activation Point, where you will find best practices for planning for persuasion, tailored to the unique needs of social change organizations.
With the 2020 presidential election now behind us, United Philanthropy Forum and many of our members have released a joint statement urging philanthropy to help address the serious threats to our democracy that have been exposed during this election season.
In light of what is happening in communities all across our country right now, the Forum is changing our regularly scheduled member check-in call on COVID-19 to be a call where members can have space to share and discuss the current work of PSOs to respond, and help their members respond, to the growing calls for racial justice and justice reform.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group, Candid, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Fund for Shared Insight, Maine Philanthropy Center, Media Impact Funders, Peace and Security Funders Group, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity, Race to Lead, The Foundation Review, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.