Grant Making with a Racial Equity Lens

By GrantCraft

May 30, 2007

Summary

 For grant makers and foundation leaders, using a racial equity lens means paying attention to race and ethnicity in analyzing problems, looking for solutions and defining success. A focus on racial equity can increase funders' effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. This guide explores how a racial equity lens can help develop new leaders, encourage innovative approaches, get people talking and inspire change inside foundations.

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Key Takeaway

The Reality of Racial Equity for Grant Makers

Working from a perspective of racial equity focuses the attention of grant makers on how race and ethnicity affect their programming, influence their credibility and shape their influence as community leaders. Using a racial equity lens can also help grant makers work toward improving racial diversity and reducing racial inequities – inside their foundations, and among their grantees.

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