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Diversity of Asset Managers in Philanthropy

Diversity of Asset Managers in Philanthropy
Published: 
02/2020

For a decade, Knight Foundation has been intentional about identifying high quality, diversely-owned asset managers when investing its endowment. In response to frequent questions from a variety of stakeholders into the performance of the charitable sector regarding this issue — the questions arising from the general lack of data — Knight Foundation asked Global Economics Group to assess the representation of diverse asset managers among foundations.

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2018 Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals Report

Published: 
11/2019

In 2018, Funders for LGBTQ Issues set out to survey the board and staff of foundations in order to identify how many LGBTQ people worked in philanthropy. In the process, the organization realized that it had an opportunity to not only ask about sexual orientation and gender identity but also to inquire about a range of personal identifiers. With the inaugural Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals (DAPP) Survey, Funders for LGBTQ Issues asked participants to identify their role within their foundation, their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, and disability status. This report lays out the results of the DAPP survey in aggregate form.

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Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practice Guide

Published: 
11/2019

Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practical Guide centers the perspectives of racial justice activists first, and then of funders working on change in their institutions, to identify best practices for driving philanthropy beyond racial equity toward racial justice.

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Talent Justice Toolkit

Published: 
06/2019

This toolkit presents easy-to-use resources to help nonprofits and funders take action to advance talent justice. The tools can be used by both nonprofits and funders to increase their investments in talent justice at all stages of the nonprofit career lifecycle.

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Race influences professional investors’ financial judgments

Published: 
05/2019

Results of an online experiment suggest that underrepresentation of people of color in the realm of investing is not only a pipeline problem, and that funds led by people of color might paradoxically face the most barriers to advancement after they have established themselves as strong performers.

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