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Native Americans in Philanthropy Education Series Report

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01/01/2015

Native Americans in Philanthropy in partnership with Casey Family Programs, Center for Native American Youth, Philanthropy Northwest and Philanthropy Southwest for hosted series of webinars in 2014, culminating with an interactive gathering enhance funder capacity. This 4 part education series, explored the interplay of policy, philanthropy and the Native American and Alaska Native communities.

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Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

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04/01/2014
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s report, Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, features the new Race for Results index, which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups at the national and state level.
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Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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04/01/2014

Produced in partnership with the D5 Coalition and the Seattle University Nonprofit Leadership Program, "Vision and Voice" is the product of a year-long process of research and dialogue with northwest foundation leaders about issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in philanthropy.

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Unleashing the Potential of Los Angeles: Submissions, Trends, and Impact from the My LA2050 Grants Challenge

Publication date: 
03/01/2014

As part of the LA2050 initiative, the Goldhirsh Foundation launched the My LA2050 Grants Challenge for organizations to apply for $1,000,000 total in ten $100,000 awards.

During the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, 279 organizations submitted proposals that demonstrated passion and imagination to build a future where all Angelenos flourish.

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Towards a More Responsive Philanthropy: Grantmaking for Racial Equity and LGBTQ Justice

Publication date: 
05/01/2012
This report marks another step in our continuing effort to advance work at the intersection of racial equity and LGBTQ justice by offering the stories of five foundations that have made an intentional commitment to do this work with their grantees.
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FLGBTQI + ADAM Queer Youth Initiative: Reflections from the First Foundation Cohort

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01/01/2012
In 2007, the ADAM funding collaborative of Ralph Alpert, Mike Dively and Weston Milliken worked with Funders for LGBTQ Issues to launch a matching grants program designed to support and serve LGBTQ youth. Four years after the FLGBTQI + ADAM Queer Youth Initiative began, foundation staff in the first cohort were asked about their participation in this project and what it revealed about engaging youth, the value (monetary and otherwise) of matching programs for small grants, and the proven potential of these programs to create outsized returns on investment.
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40 Years of LGBTQ Philanthropy: 1970-2010

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01/01/2012
Between 1970 and 2010, 799 different institutional grantmakers invested more than $771 million in LGBTQ issues. As the increasing visibility of the LGBTQ community over the past decade would suggest, 86 percent of these dollars were awarded in the latter 10 years. This publication from Funders for LGBTQ Issues reflects on the progress made during the first 40 years of LGBTQ funding and to envision the opportunities for improving the lives of the entire LGBTQ community in the years ahead.
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