Equity in Action Report

When the McKnight Foundation presented its first-ever public diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement for board approval in late 2017, one board member wisely reflected, “These are beautiful words. I just hope we can back it up with action.” McKnight is indeed backing up aspirational words with action. This report lifts up some examples of shifts they’ve made at the Foundation to tilt toward equity in the three years since the board approved the DEI statement.