Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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D5 Coalition

D5 is a five-year coalition to advance philanthropy’s diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Racial Equity Resource Guide

Browse hundreds of resources-- including articles, organizations, research, books, media strategies and training curricula-- aimed at helping organizations and individuals working to achieve racial

Civil Legal Aid and Housing Brief

Civil legal services help low and moderate-income people with housing problems. Many times people don’t see their housing problems as legal problems.

Civil Legal Aid and Consumer Protection Brief

Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.

Diversity, Inclusion and Effective Philanthropy

This guide from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors suggests that funders can make their grantmaking more responsive and efficient by combining the concepts of diversity and inclusion with basic due diligence.

Toolkit for Racial, Ethnic and Tribal Funds and Foundations

This toolkit is designed to walk you through some of the key steps and choices to consider as you establish or grow your fund, reflecting lessons and experience gathered from existing funds and foundations in Black, Asian, Arab, Latino and Native-American communities.

Generations of Generosity

This brochure will explain why grantmaking within communities of color is important, how racial, ethnic and tribal philanthropists structure their giving, and how you can support these donors.

Engaging Diverse Communities

The guide shares and explains the experiences of several institutions that broadened their donor bases, services, and programs by reaching out to diverse communities. The publication focuses on the African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American communities

Structural Racism Theater: "The Pernicious Compromise"

Based sardonically on Masterpiece Theatre, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers’s Structural Racism Theater introduces the viewer to concrete examples of structural racism and implicit bias. It’s edgy, dryly humorous, “shareable,” and an incredibly different direction for WRAG. The first episode, "The Pernicious Compromise," focuses on the timely topic of the Electoral College and its connection to the Three-Fifths Compromise.

Putting Racism on the Table: The Racial Mosaic of America (video)

In the fifth session in WRAG's Putting Racism on the Table series (2016), Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, discussed the experience of nonblack racial minorities in America, the implications of demographic change, and the urgent need to invest in equity.