Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

March 19, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
"As a woman of color leading a nonprofit, I am no stranger to mansplaining," shares Sarah Iddrissu, executive director of E4E-Boston, in an article in Educators for Excellence that stresses that nonprofits need women of color in leadership and the need to disrupt the structural barriers to their advancement. Read More...
March 9, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Aligning practice with values: that idea lead the way as the Meyer Foundation redesigned its grants process to be more equitable and inclusive. Read More...
March 4, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
"Corporate leaders would be better served if they stopped trying to justify diversity with profit margins and stock charts—a mentality that can ultimately hurt the very groups these policies are meant to help (more on that in a moment)—and instead embrace diversity because it is the right thing to do." Read More...
February 19, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
An exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) brings together works from the BMA's collection "to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa," the museum details. Read More...
February 14, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The recent report A Community-Centered Road Map Towards an Equitable and Inclusive Creative Economy in Seattle presents overarching goals "that address the question of how the City of Seattle can grow, support, and retain creatives while reducing disparities and inequities within the creative economy." Read More...
February 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Two fellowships at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, are among a group of grants supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that address the need for greater diversity in the museum world and work to provide more space to Native American professionals, a blog post states. Read More...
January 13, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, through the newly launched Create NYC Language Access Fund, awarded recently 36 local nonprofits grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to bolster their arts and culture programs, Hyperallergic reported. Read More...
November 18, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
In its 80 year history, Guggenheim Museum has named Ashley James as its first black curator to work at the museum full-time, ArtNews reported. Read More...
November 3, 2019 by admin
I am honored to have this opportunity to interview Gary Steuer, president and CEO of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Gary is a respected colleague, a member of Grantmakers in the Arts’ board of directors, and co-chair of the GIA Denver Conference Planning Committee for the upcoming annual conference. I am pleased to note that Bonfils-Stanton has been embracing equity in their support of Denver’s nonprofit community, including its arts organizations.Read More...
November 3, 2019 by admin
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