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Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) latest report, Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice, is an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of racial equity and racial justice funding. The analysis found that while overall funding and the number of funders supporting racial equity and racial justice work increased over the past decade, it is still a small proportion compared to overall funding priorities.

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The 2020 DAPP Report – Change Philanthropy

Change Philanthropy has released its 2020 Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals Report that analyzes the philanthropic workforce and identifies trends and gaps in diversity and inclusion in philanthropy.  Over 2,300 individuals, including staff and board members, from 124 foundations participated through an anonymous, self-reported survey.  The report covers diversity and representation across multiple areas including race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and immigration status, and highlights differences by geographical regions in the US.

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Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win

In a joint report, Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win, PolicyLink and The Bridgespan Group examines commitment to funding for racial equity work in the US. In the last year, donors across the spectrum from foundations to corporations have made unprecedented commitments to advancing racial equity. Two key takeaways from the report to encourage funders to make real impact in racial equity is the need for transparent reporting and being responsive to the needs of movement leaders.

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The Path to Achieving Health Equity Begins with The Data

As we work towards a more just and equitable future, we must ensure that we have the data needed to measure the things we are trying to improve. It is no longer acceptable to say we do not know.

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Federal Action Is Needed to Improve Race and Ethnicity Data in Health Programs

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. Federal Action Is Needed to Improve Race and Ethnicity Data in Health Programs, identifies tangible actions to help improve the completeness, accuracy, and usability of race and ethnicity data.

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Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win

In a joint report, Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win, PolicyLink and The Bridgespan Group examines commitment to funding for racial equity work in the US. In the last year, donors across the spectrum from foundations to corporations have made unprecedented commitments to advancing racial equity. Two key takeaways from the report to encourage funders to make real impact in racial equity is the need for transparent reporting and being responsive to the needs of movement leaders.

Read More →

The 2020 DAPP Report – Change Philanthropy

Change Philanthropy has released its 2020 Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals Report that analyzes the philanthropic workforce and identifies trends and gaps in diversity and inclusion in philanthropy.  Over 2,300 individuals, including staff and board members, from 124 foundations participated through an anonymous, self-reported survey.  The report covers diversity and representation across multiple areas including race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and immigration status, and highlights differences by geographical regions in the US.

Read More →

Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) latest report, Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice, is an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of racial equity and racial justice funding. The analysis found that while overall funding and the number of funders supporting racial equity and racial justice work increased over the past decade, it is still a small proportion compared to overall funding priorities.

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The Unseen Provider: COVID-19 Reveals the Hidden Link between Correctional and Community Care

COVID-19 has had disproportionate impact on justice-involved people because health and justice systems maintain discrete siloes due to longstanding policies. These policies create structural barriers to an integrated response to people living at the intersection of these two systems. Focusing resources in this overlooked area provides an excellent opportunity for a return on investment for grantmakers seeking to make impactful change.

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Changing the Landscape: People, Parks, and Power

Changing the Landscape: People, Parks, and Power

Prevention Institute recently published this report which proposes an approach to addressing park and green space inequities that prioritizes building power among people closest to the problem so that they can drive policy and systems change solutions.

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Views from the field by Paula Schneider

Achieving Health Equity is a Key Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

Fifteen years ago, I heard the words no one wants to hear—I had breast cancer. Even so, I was lucky in that I had comprehensive health insurance, access to some of the best doctors, and could afford out-of-pocket costs. At Susan G. Komen, we know that not everyone is as fortunate.

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The Conversation/La Conversación

Latinx doctors, nurses and promotoras provide facts and dispel misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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