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.
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.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring releases from Grantmakers in the Arts, Catalyst Fund for Nonprofits, Bridgespan, International Human Rights Funders Group, Ariadna, European Foundation Center, Bay Area Justice Funders Group, Minnesota Council on Foundations, and Urban Institute.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring reports from Ariadne, National Center for Family Philanthropy, Northern California Grantmakers, and Idealware.
These models provide examples of advocacy-focused efforts that could have useful implications for funding collaborative communications strategies and infrastructure in grassroots organizing groups.