Racial Equity and Philanthropy: Disparities in Funding for Leaders of Color Leave Impact on the Table
This research, from Echoing Green and Bridgespan, lays bare the racial disparity in today’s funding environment and argues that population-level impact cannot happen without funding more leaders of color.
Without a racial equity lens, philanthropy cannot address important social problems like economic mobility, climate change, or inequality. This new research, from Echoing Green and The Bridgespan Group, lays bare the racial disparity in today’s funding environment. Funders cannot make population-level impact without funding more leaders of color and funding them more deeply. With data and stories of philanthropists that has made racial equity an imperative, this research lays out an argument for funders that racial equity is critical to achieving social change.