Leaning into Racial Justice with the Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund

Amid a national reckoning with race and the pandemic, foundations are leaning into racial justice like never before. Yet many foundations are grappling with how to fund racial equity and the best way forward for their institution and grantees. In this Community Conversation, the Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund will explore their decision to increase funding for racial justice, how they are approaching this work, and what comes next for the sector in this rapidly changing giving landscape.

About the Series

Community Conversations are topical webinars on issues and trends in family philanthropy and are available to the field at large. These events lift up experts in the field, challenge philanthropists in their thinking and practices, and share timely stories and strategies in the family philanthropy community.

Featured Speakers

Don Chen

Don Chen is the President of the Surdna Foundation where he leads the 100-year old foundation’s…

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Carra Cote-Ackah

Carra Cote-Ackah, a fifth generation Andrus family member, is Chairperson of the Surdna Board of Directors.…

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Kaitlin Miles

Kaitlin Miles is the Vice Chair of the Andrus Family Fund, the next generation philanthropy of…

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Nick Tedesco

Nicholas A. Tedesco

Nicholas (Nick) Tedesco is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Center for Family…

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