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The PEAK GWDC chapter is hosting our first online coffee hour to discuss emergency funding in times of crisis. Join fellow regional colleagues who are trying to find solutions to emergency funding during trying times like we are experiencing now. Be prepared to share your organization’s practices, ideas, and plans. Registration Fee: Free to all
Join us for this virtual version of what we’d planned as our PEAK2020 chapter meeting. We will provide chapter updates and be joined by former PEAK GWDC chapter chair Miyesha Perry, Director of Grants Management at Kenneth Rainin Foundation, who will lead a discussion on understanding equity and leading our chapter forward. We hope to … Continued
Right now, we know our members are busy adjusting to many new normals – working from home while also taking care of family, quickly streamlining grantmaking practices to better serve grantees at this crucial moment, and adapting to life during the uncharted times of a pandemic. Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, one thing that hasn’t changed is that PEAK Grantmaking is still, at our core, a membership association. We are member-led and member-driven to bring grants management professionals together … Continued
A roundup of timely insight from the grantmaking community and beyond.
In exploring the Black experience in philanthropy, it’s necessary to start by naming the roots of philanthropy and its continuing challenges around diversification – of boards, executive leaders, staff, grantees, and partners. Despite, or perhaps because of, philanthropy’s roots in oppressive practices, it becomes even more important to have the conversation and to take action … Continued
As I write this, I am struggling to find the right words to start the conversation between you and me. I want to make sure I am clear and concise, but the feelings I am giving a voice to aren’t clear nor concise. These feelings are HEAVY, and not only do they come with a … Continued
Culture beats strategy every time. When you make an explicit connection between your values and your organizational culture, norms, and practices, you will hire and retain a more diverse staff. Consider these recommendations for developing a more equitable and inclusive organizational culture that clearly demonstrates how you value diversity, equity, and inclusion.