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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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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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Grants Management Professional Competency Model

Published: 
06/2019

This toolkit defines the professional knowledge, skills, and abilities expected of grants management professionals regardless of area of specialization, the size of your organization or role within the field. By identifying both the functional responsibilities and the knowledge needed for success in every area of grants management, the competencies provide a comprehensive look at the profession. This model offers everyone working in grants management a pathway to professional success.

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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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23Sep2019

Participatory Grantmaking Session

Monday, September 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Join us for a session on participatory grantmaking on September 23rd where attendees will explore the potential for creating a learning collaborative for regional funders currently engaged in participatory grantmaking.

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17Apr2020

Participatory Grantmaking Session #2

Friday, April 17, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Video Conference
Please join us for the second session in our collaborative learning series on participatory grantmaking. Attendees will learn about specific participatory grantmaking efforts in the region and connect with peers who are at similar stages of exploring and/or implementing participatory grantmaking approaches. The session will also provide opportunities to develop actionable plans for building participatory grantmaking efforts.
 
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04Jun2020

The Crisis of White Supremacy in America: What’s Philanthropy’s Role?

Thursday, June 4, 2020
9:00am - 10:30am
Video Conference
America has reached a fever pitch and many are hurt, tired, and trying to find a way forward. What we are seeing unfold is the culmination of centuries of traumatic white supremacy over the lives of Black people in this country. What will it take for America to finally and truly address its original sin, racism? What is philanthropy being called to do at this time? What can philanthropy do to dismantle white supremacy and advance social justice?
 
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18Jun2020

32nd Annual Members' Meeting: Envisioning a Trust-Based Future for Philanthropy

Thursday, June 18, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Convening

Join us online on the afternoon of June 18th for our 32nd Annual Members' Meeting, where we'll feature national and local speakers who are leading in the trust-based philanthropy movement.

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