Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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Released: 06/2009

This document synthesizes themes and highlights lessons from the Knowledge Symposium on Diversity and Inclusion in Philanthropy: The Michigan Experience convened by the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Diversity in Philanthropy Project in March, 2009.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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Released: 03/2010

This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.

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Resource Type: External LinkTools
Audience: All Members



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Released: 01/2006

This toolkit from the Annie E. Casey Foundation is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.

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Resource Type: External LinkToolkit
Audience: All Members



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Released: 01/2012

Supporting organized charitable giving and leveraging resources within communities of color on their own behalf is essential for driving social change, a report commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation argues. Cultures of Giving: Energizing and Expanding Philanthropy by and for Communities of Color notes that identity-based funds (which pool contributions from donors and redistribute those funds through grants to individuals or organizations working for social change in that community) raise and disburse nearly $400 million a year.

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Resource Type: Member PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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Released: 05/2009

This 2009 report provides results of the first demographic survey of Michigan foundations staff and trustees and community foundation youth advisory committee members and advisors.

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Resource Type: BenchmarksCMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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Released: 12/2013

This webpage includes three publications "Ten Ways for Philanthropists to Consider Diversity and Inclusion," for family, community and independent foundations, along with "Leadership Insights," a video series.

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Resource Type: External Link



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Released: 06/2013

Instructions for The Survival Game played at the 2013 Youth Summer Leadership Conference.

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Resource Type: Sample Document
Audience: Youth Grantmakers



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Released: 06/2009

In 2009, the Community Research Institute (CRI) at the Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University, on behalf of CMF, undertook an analysis of organizational policies of 11 foundations.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport



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Released: 12/2013

This publication provides a comprehensive scan of existing written and web-based resources for foundation's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices.

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Released: 12/2010

This guide is designed to help foundations consider how more diverse and inclusive practices might advance their mission by making their work more effective and more reflective of communities served.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeExternal Link



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