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How To Diversify Your Nonprofit Board
September 23, 2021 at 12:52 pm

Building a multi-faceted board can help your nonprofit organization make better decisions, diversify its supporter base and better serve the community. While everyone understands the need for diversification, many nonprofit professionals and board members don’t know where to begin...

Danger: How To Stop Bias From Sneaking Into Your Organization
September 16, 2021 at 11:30 am

If we are not aware of how it can sneak into our organizations, we can’t respond to it. The truth is that bias is already lurking inside our organizations — and inside ourselves. If we know where to look, we will be much better prepared to respond to the danger...

Addressing the Elephant in the Boardroom
September 8, 2021 at 10:58 am

There is an elephant in boardrooms across national and international lines that can no longer be ignored. That elephant is named discrimination and most frequently it takes the form of racial discrimination. Too many boards lack diversity...

Q&A: Discussing the Rise of Black Giving Circles
September 3, 2021 at 12:48 pm

Nonprofits insist every dollar counts, and that's true, but they're looking at the big picture. When all those dollars are combined, they can make a big impact with those collective dollars. The same is true on the donor side. While not discounting the importance of individual giving, if multiple individuals with similar philanthropic goals pool their money together, they can make a bigger difference in their preferred cause...

Q&A: Black Philanthropy Month Founder Amplifies the Power of Black Donors
August 27, 2021 at 12:41 pm

In the first Q&A installment of a two-part series looking at Black giving, Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland, founder and chief architect of August's Black Philanthropy Month, will discuss the importance of both Black American and immigrant donors to the nonprofit sector, and the impact of Black Philanthropy Month...

Latino Equity Fund Names Evelyn Barahona as First Director 
May 27, 2021 at 9:23 am

The Latino Equity Fund (LEF), a unique partnership between local Latino leaders, The Boston Foundation (TBF), and Hispanics in Philanthropy, today announced that Evelyn Barahona will serve as the organization’s first director. Barahona will work alongside the LEF advisory committee to...

Addressing Race-Based Inequity, Part 1
July 7, 2020 at 12:37 pm

If the nonprofit industry wants to play a role in the supreme goal of achieving racial parity, we first need to look at ourselves.

Juneteenth: Celebrating Black Heritage
June 19, 2020 at 12:48 pm

Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. The name is a combination of the words “June” and “nineteenth.”