DEI Level 1: Exploring

News
Published: 08/18/2015

Start where you are is oft-heard wisdom from board members and foundation leadership at the beginning of strategic planning processes, with the best of intentions. It fosters approachability and practicality. It’s actionable. But what if you don’t know where, exactly, it is that you are?

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News type: Blog
Audience: All Members



Resource
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



Resource
Released: 04/2015

This blog post reaffirms the findings of the “Radical Transformation” report included on this site and it provides links to several useful resources. Highly relevant for community, corporate, family and independent foundations.

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Resource
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
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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Resource
Released: 09/2011

A succinct and engaging report of research on the business case for diversity with compelling evidence and extensive research sources. Findings and “practical ideas for change” are fresh, compelling and highly relevant for foundations and nonprofits.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Members



Resource
Released: 01/2011

Diversity and inclusion are critically important for the sustainability of your organization and the nonprofit sector, but enacting them isn't easy. That's why BoardSource created the Diversity in Action toolkit.

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Resource Type: External Link
Audience: Board/Trustees