Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

News
Published: 10/12/2015

Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the current best-seller Between the World and Me, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s community meeting of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.

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Published: 09/28/2015

Responding to President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge, more than 100 leaders from Detroit's civic, corporate, and philanthropic communities came together to develop a plan of action to support young men of color in Detroit's new economy. #MBKDetroit

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News type: eNews
Audience: All Members



News
Published: 02/14/2014

Holly Johnson, president, shares her perspective on a "great grant" to the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance.

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News type: Member Highlights
Topic: Great Grants



Resource
Released: 08/2008

A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. Explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, and nourish change inside your own foundation from Grantcraft. This guide was developed in partnership with the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity.

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Resource Type: Best Practice



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Released: 11/2006

This report helps convey the important work underway throughout the U.S. to mobilize philanthropic resources in communities of color. This research highlights innovative strategies, extraordinary and passionate leaders, and organizations that are creating pathways to engage the resources of their community for their community.

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Audience: All Members



Resource
Released: 06/2014

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.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Members



Resource
Released: 08/2014

A regional association of grantmakers designs and participates in an innovative pilot program to leverage the power of differences in Michigan foundations.

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Resource Type: Case Study



Resource
Released: 10/2012

Drawing on eight years of grants data and twenty years of history, this report describes important trends in foundation funding for black men and boys. It also describes innovative philanthropic efforts in the field. While disparities faced by black males remain staggering, new partnerships and initiatives based on an assets-based approach and institutional supports may be on the cusp of turning the tide.

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Resource Type: Report