Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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Released: 05/2016

To help foundation leaders and their boards begin essential conversations about the power of differences and determine the extent to which their board’s composition and operational practices embrace and empower differing voices, the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) developed this discussion guide and self-assessment.

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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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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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Released: 07/2014

The report, “The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies,” is the most comprehensive report on diversity in the environmental movement. It surveyed 191 environmental non-profits, 74 government environmental agencies, and 28 leading environmental grant making foundations to investigate their gender and racial diversity composition, the majority of which state diversification as a “value.” The study included confidential interviews of 21 environmental leaders from diverse backgrounds and experience.

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Released: 04/2014

This guide gives access to learning materials, tools and data on racial inequities, their impact on communities of color and steps toward healing.

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Released: 11/2012

Diversity, Inclusion & Effective Philanthropy provides a fresh perspective on how social diversity and inclusiveness can be used as practical considerations to achieve more impactful results in philanthropic giving.

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Released: 10/2013

This fourth and latest report from the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) shares the learning journey and organizational change efforts underway in eight CMF community, family and independent foundations that participate in the Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) and provides important lessons learned to guide other foundations interested in following this path.

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