Understanding Diverse CommunitiesUnderserved communities are complex and rich in their diversity. Detailed data reveals nuanced needs and opportunities for funders to consider when developing their own grantmaking strategies to advance equity. Here are some resources that CHANGE Philanthropy recommends as a starting point for building a deeper understanding of diverse communities:
AAPI Data serves as a resource hub for research and demographic data on Asian American and Pacific Islander populations in the U.S.
The Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends site conducts detailed research on the demographics and trends of Latino populations in the U.S.
ABFE has outlined Black Facts sheets on the following topics: Child Welfare, Education, Employment & Workforce, Criminal, Wealth & Asset Building, and Health and Wellness.