Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Deadline nears for annual philanthropy awards

Release Date: 
08/09/2018

It’s the time of the year that we celebrate the best of the best in philanthropy. The four annual philanthropy awards applaud those who are moving the field forward and getting work done in innovative and impactful ways to improve our communities across Ohio. The awards recognize an emerging leader; an innovator; a diversity, equity, and inclusion champion and a lifetime achiever in philanthropy. Who will you nominate?

Equity Summit leader calls for “radical imagination"

Release Date: 
04/26/2018

Angela Glover Blackwell, who is stepping down from her leadership of PolicyLink (the organization she founded 20 years ago), exclaimed that it will take “radical imagination” to solve our most critical problems, during her opening keynote at the Equity Summit in Chicago this month. Deborah Aubert Thomas, Laura Smith and I were fortunate to be among 70 Ohioans attending the summit.

Why racial equity?

Release Date: 
02/23/2018

We believe that greater diversity, equity and inclusion is a matter of fairness and effectiveness in our profession. To have real impact in a diverse and complex world, organized philanthropy must effectively include these voices and draw upon them to intentionally engage issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in an authentic way.

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Four philanthropists honored in Cleveland

Release Date: 
10/23/2017

Earlier this month, four individuals received awards for outstanding achievements in philanthropy. This year is the 13th consecutive year our board of trustees has awarded the Ohio Philanthropy Award, which went to Hank Doll.

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