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Grantmaking With a Racial Equity Lens

A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grantmaking process. Blending experience and candid advice from grantmakers, this guide explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, get people talking, and nourish change inside your own foundation.

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Developing a Whistleblower Policy

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The heightened focus on nonprofit accountability in recent years has spurred calls for foundations and public charities to have adequate policies and procedures in place to ensure sound governance. One such policy that has become a recommended best practice for the sector is a whistleblower protection policy, yet most nonprofits still don’t have one. Here are some basic issues to consider when developing a whistleblower protection policy for your grantmaking organization.

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Irvine Community Foundation Initiative II

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This page contains materials and toolkis from the James Irving Foundation's Community Foundations Initiative II which as launced in 2005 and over a six-year period, involved a $12 million investment to accelerate growth and leadership for small and young community foundations in rural areas of California.

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