Moving Towards Racial Equity in Philanthropy: Developing a Shared Language

Philanthropy relies on the amassed wealth of families and institutions that have benefited from systemic racism. As a result, the institution has a power imbalance in where funds go and what organizations and initiatives receive support.

Developing a deeper understanding of institutional racism in the United States can help lean funders dismantle the harmful practices and power disparities that perpetuate inequities in philanthropy today.

This three-part blog series can serve as a starting point for this work. Over the next few weeks, we’ll explore:

  1. Developing a shared language
  2. Understanding an anti-racist intersectional frame
  3. Actionable steps to make philanthropy more equitable

Read the rest of the blog post here.