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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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Deciding Together: Shifting Power and Resources Through Participatory Grantmaking

Published: 
10/2018

In Deciding Together: Shifting Power and Resources Through Participatory Grantmaking, we look at why and how funders are engaging in participatory grantmaking and shifting decision-making power to the very communities impacted by funding decisions. Through examples and insights from a diverse range of participatory grantmakers, we explore the benefits, challenges, and models of participatory grantmaking.

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What’s Race Got to Do With It? Equity and Philanthropic Evaluation Practice

Published: 
10/2018

An increasing number of foundations are embracing racial equity/equity as a core value, and it is influencing how they see themselves and operate. However, evaluation has for the most part remained untouched. Knowing how race/racism has influenced both, philanthropy and evaluation, deepens our understanding of how philanthropic evaluation practice may unintentionally reinforce racism. Equitable evaluation shifts the current evaluation paradigm to one that centers equity/racial equity, so that it is more aligned with the values and intentions of current day philanthropic endeavors.

News

New report outlines the scale and scope of employer-driven philanthropy and volunteerism in Philadelphia

Report Cover - How Employers Give
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

This new report from Philanthropy Network and the Chamber outlines the scale and scope of employer-driven philanthropy and volunteerism in Philadelphia.

Event
09Mar2020

Chat with an Expert #3: Daryn Dodson, Founder & Managing Director of Illumen Capital

Monday, March 9, 2020
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Webinar

Members of Philanthropy Network are cordially invited to attend the next episode of “Chat with an Expert,” an initiative of Walls Torres Group.  In partnership with Philanthropy Network’s Equity in Philanthropy Cohort programming, this episode is now being made available to the full membership.

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23Jul2020

Chester County Funders Meeting

Thursday, July 23, 2020
8:30am - 10:00am
Video Conference
This video call will include a facilitated discussion to explore a Chester County funding collaborative, funder collaboration on capacity building opportunities, and funder updates regarding COVID-19 grantmaking and activities.
 

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