D5 Partner Organizations and Updates

What is D5?
Philanthropy Ohio is a part of D5, a collaborative effort of five networks/groups working to develop a five-year plan to strengthen diversity in the philanthropic field.

Associated Grantmakers
Association of grantmakers in MA and NH that had a Diversity Fellowship Program aimed at increasing the number and proportion of people of color as staff- and executives – in the field of philanthropy and is also a member of the donor collaborative The Diversity and Inclusion Initiative.

Council on Foundations
Has a Committee on Inclusiveness and webpage with Diversity & Inclusive Practices resources for foundations interested in diversity in various facets of their work including organizational practices, grantmaking, staffing, governance, and vendors.

Donors Forum
Formerly Donors Forum Chicago. Has expanded its focus to entire state of Illinois and its sponsored project Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy has a mission to improve diversity and inclusion in philanthropy and to improve effective and responsive philanthropy in black communities. Also has a Funding LGBT Issues Group that advocates for increased philanthropic resources to organizations serving lesbians and gays, and raises awareness of LGBT issues in the philanthropic community.

The Foundation Center
Website has a Comprehensive Bibliography of Resources Related to Diversity Within the Philanthropic and Nonprofit Sectors.

Joint Affinity Groups
A coalition of nine national philanthropy-related affinity groups committed to diversity and inclusion.  Website includes links to partner organizations and publications.

Council of Michigan Foundations
CMF’s Transforming Michigan Philanthropy through Diversity and Inclusion Initiative is designed to increase the effectiveness and accountability of organized philanthropy in Michigan and their website has numerous resources including a logic model and resources from their Knowledge Symposium co-hosted with DPP.

Minnesota Council on Foundations
Website provides tools, reports and resources to help grantmakers address diversity issues in their work, including links to philanthropy-related sites and resources on diverse communities and cultures.

Philanthropy New York
Formerly NYRAG. Website provides information about their Diversity in Philanthropy Initiatives including The Coalition for New Philanthropy, Diversity in Philanthropy Internship Program, a Special Committee on Increasing Diversity in Philanthropy (IDP) and links to numerous resources. 

Philanthropy Northwest
Website has links to resources related to Rural and Tribal Philanthropy and Diversity in Philanthropy.

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
A cohort of Population-Focused Community Funds (racial/ethnic funds, women’s funds, LGBT funds and others working with RPA) is a core D5 partner. Website has links to resources, publications and special projects such as the Cultures of Giving Fund.