ICYMI: BIPOC Leaders Deserve Better from Philanthropy

“The very essence of philanthropy is to not accept the world as it is, but to demand and work toward the world as it should be. Too often, though, philanthropy fails to achieve this goal and ends up as a mirror of what is happening in society rather than as a prism previewing a better future,” state Anne Price and Jhumpa Bhattacharya in Non Profit Quarterly.

They summarize, “The lack of accessibility in the philanthropy space echoed by multiple leaders of color shows that this is not an individual experience, but rather a collective one.” Multiple straightforward solutions are proposed along with Foundations and Trusts who have successful implementation.

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