Grantmaking is most effective when grantmakers reflect the diversity of the communities they serve.
Addressing diversity in staffing, funding, purchasing, and community activities enriches grantmaking. However, many organizations struggle with overcoming barriers to becomning more inclusive grantmakers.
MCF offers resources here, some created by MCF and others from trusted sources, to help bridge this gap in leadership and knowledge.
ABFE Connecting Leaders Fellowship
The online application is available now through May 20 for this fellowship. ABFE seeks those who:
Education-reform Debate Puts Spotlight on Institutional Racism
Reflections from Nekima Levy-Pounds on a recent Reset Education forum that was sponsored by The Minneapolis Foundation.
Is your foundation interested in further pursuing strategies around diversity, equity and inclusion to deepen the impact of its work? Lissa can answer questions and connect you with other grantmakers doing similar work. Contact Lissa.
(May 15, 2013) — African Development Center (ADC) received a $410,000 grant from Minnesota Community Foundation to sustain and grow entrepreneurship within Af...
(May 15, 2013) — The face of America is changing. Between 2000 and 2010, the population of the American South grew by 14%—and the Latino population in the S...
(May 15, 2013) — At a recent Board of Trustees meeting, The Butler Family Foundation awarded grants totaling $1,775,000. Key grants awarded include:$500,00...
Nancy DiTomaso is Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School—Newark and New Brunswick. She is also the author of our latest book, ...
(May 2, 2013) — As part its ongoing Effective Grantmaking Series, MCF hosted Effective, Culturally Competent Site Visits. Site visits are an excellent opport...