Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Advancing equity within your organization and through the grants you make

How do you define equity and how much emphasis do you place on advancing equity within your organization and through the grants that you make? How diverse is your board and staff, and how inclusive are you of other perspectives in your decision-making around grants, governance, and overall policy?

This Content Collection includes a variety of perspectives and tools for addressing REDI issues within your organization, including a collection of customized Checklists, Quizzes, and Self-Assessment Tools for boards and staff.

Please see the NCFP Content Collection on Board Composition, Diversity, and Recruitment for additional information and resources.


Start Here: Defining Equity

Recent and Upcoming NCFP Programs

Understanding Racial Bias and White Privilege: Selected Readings & Ways to Respond


Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt

Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance by Edgar Villanueva

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

Articles and Blog Posts

Dear Philanthropy: These are the Fires of Anti-Black Racism

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

115 Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of Color

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice

Additional Tools and Resources Recommended by NCFP Fellows

ABA 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

#DoTheWork 30 Day Challenge for Allies of Black Women

The Great Unlearn curated by Rachel E. Cargle

Checklists, Quizzes, and Self-Assessment Tools for Boards and Staff

Reports and Perspectives from Funders and Colleagues

Additional Perspectives

Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Have nonprofit and philanthropy become the “white moderate” that Dr. King warned us about? by Vu Le

Don’t understand the protests? What you’re seeing is people pushed to the edge by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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