Building and Sustaining a Diverse Team

Ultimately, philanthropy is driven by people, and so it’s crucial to build a team that reflects the rich diversity of our society. CHANGE Philanthropy core partners offer several resources on developing – and maintaining – a diverse cohort of staff, board, consultants, and vendors:

Hispanics in Philanthropy’s Latino Leadership: Foundation Boards report presents data on the representation of Latinos on foundation boards and staffs, and highlights challenges and recommendations for increasing Latino participation in foundation leadership.

ABFE’s Leverage the Trust Call to Action provides a toolkit Black foundation trustees to advance ABFE’s responsive philanthropy for Black communities in their institutions.

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy offers a diverse range of tools to support and cultivate diverse emerging leaders in philanthropy, including its People of Color Network and webinars on Managing Up your boss and the impact of accumulated Microaggressions.

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