Resources for building equity and justice into your grantmaking practice and organizational operations.
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Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practical Guide
Read reflections, frameworks and tools for advancing racial justice in any philanthropic setting.
Becoming a Better Ally: Supporting Racial Equity in Rural Minnesota
Join a conversation with foundation leaders who are working to advance racial equity in rural communities and small cities in Greater Minnesota.
Learning Series Keynote: Imagining an Anti-Racist Sector
This video explores what it will take for us to diminish racism and combat white supremacy in our state.
The 2018 Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals Report
This report asked participants to identify their role within their foundation, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race / ethnicity, and disability status.
Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture
The attainment of race equity requires us to examine all four levels on which racism operates (personal, interpersonal, institutional, and structural), recognize our role in enduring inequities, and
Transforming Organizational Culture Assessment Tool
A tool for advancing racial equity by focusing on internal organizational work to address white culture.
Index of Nonprofits Led by and/or Serving Black, Indigenous, People of Color Communities
Learn about the essential community resources that are Minnesota's nonprofits led by or primarily serving BIPOC.
Systems Change: A Crucial Part of the Ecosystem
Minnesota is in the top philanthropic states, yet we continue to have some of the largest gaps in health, education, housing and jobs for BIPOC communities.
Environmental Justice: Exploring the Intersection of Environment and Equity
Whether or not you’re an environmental funder, striving toward equity requires an understanding of environmental racism and environmental justice.
Philanthropy for Systems Change
A model for donor collaboration for systems change that learns from and inspires others and generates learning for the broader philanthropic community.
Getting to the Heart of Community: Culturally Responsive Evaluations
This report presents a process to design an evaluation framework that prioritizes a community's own values and documents a legacy that perpetuates generations from now.
Talent Justice Toolkit
The resources in Fund the People's Talent Justice Toolkit can be used by nonprofits and funders to increase their investments in talent justice at all stages of the nonprofit career lifecycle.
Shifting the Evaluation Paradigm: The Equitable Evaluation Framework
Evaluation has the ability to contribute to equity and it must embrace definitions of rigor and validity that reflect the complexity of the work in which many are engaged.
Power Moves: Your Essential Philanthropy Assessment Guide for Equity and Justice
Taking time out for self-assessment and learning is an important part of the organizational cycle of planning, action and reflection.
Principles for Philanthropy: Introductory Presentation
MCF offers this PowerPoint deck as a tool for educating your colleagues, staff, board or community members about the Principles for Philanthropy.
Crafting a Compensation Philosophy
A compensation philosophy serves as a guide for employers who are making compensation decisions. It also provides transparency to employees who seek to understand decisions that are made.
Compensation Philosophy for HR Decisionmakers
MCF’s organizational philosophy sets the tone for how we make decisions around competitive and equitable salaries, salary adjustments and advancements.
Philanthropy’s Necessary Role in Advancing an Inclusive, Multiracial Democracy
This essay focuses on how contemporary American democracy can deliver on its promises, and philanthropy can help advance this vision for an inclusive, multiracial democracy.