Alexa Pinto

Philanthropy Must Reads: A Look Back at May

Fast Company addresses how to build better diversity and racial equity by first addressing the inequalities in organizations themselves.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges to donate over $150 million to alleviate American poverty.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation report on their Generation Work initiative, focused on connecting youth of color to tools for employment, shows promise for future stages of the project.

Inside Philanthropy reports on the peak giving season of Ramadan for Muslim American philanthropy.

Inside Philanthropy explores the relationship between data and philanthropy via Mike Bloomberg’s lengthy philanthropic career.

Northern California Grantmaker’s Collaborative Philanthropy Coordinator Krystle Chipman and Principal of Padma Consulting Margaret Southerland discuss resources for Bay Area nonprofits.

The Sierra Health Foundation is teaming up with local leaders to reduce racial inequality and the deaths of black youth in Sacramento neighborhoods.

Philanthropy News Digest reports that foundations are increasingly giving to donor-advised funds over the past few years.

The Asian Americans Advancing Justice Conference took place in Washington, DC in early April and was reported by Asian Fortune to have primarily focused on issues concerning the census, immigration, and the 2018 election.

The California Wellness Foundation is pledging over $13 million in grants to organizations to respond to the health needs of Californians.

Funders for LGBTQ Issues reports that funding for LGBTQ causes has steadily increased even after the 2015 Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges decision.“

Grant Oliphant writes for Nonprofit Quarterly about courageous and ethical leadership in today’s philanthropy.