A new study shows that white CEOs are disproportionately represented among leadership in our local nonprofit sector. But the systems that have bolstered and maintained white leadership are not immovable—and as funders, we can address them through intentional introspection and strategy.
We're delighted to announce the launch of The Just Brooklyn Prize with The Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation's Social Justice Fund to celebrate five oustanding BIPOC champions in the fight for racial justice in Brooklyn. Nominations are open to the public now through May 15, 2023.
Resilia, a social enterprise with offices in New Orleans and New York City, and Brooklyn Community Foundation have come together to build the capacity of a cohort of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led and serving nonprofits in Brooklyn.
At Brooklyn Community Foundation, we transitioned all our strategic grantmaking—over $4 million annually—to the participatory model in 2021. To help others take on this transition, we are sharing a number of lessons learned—both what we did right and what we wish we knew before starting.