This community foundation listserv collection details the member responses listing the African American community funds, Hispanic funds, Black funds and other race-specific funds at their community foundations.
This Midwest Community Foundation Webinar hosted by the Council of Michigan Foundations explored these timely questions: What is your purpose as a grantmaker now and into the future? How are you adapting your grantmaking to stay accountable to your community, particularly Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities? What is the story that your foundation wants to tell about this experience five years from now?
As February / Black History Month comes to a close and March / Women’s History Month dawns, a focus on excellence in leadership is fitting to uplift all that is deserving of philanthropic and social impact investment. Focusing on the struggles of our past has its place – so that we never forget. But highlighting the excellence in our legacies provides a vital and proactive perspective.